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How To Win Your Case at Expert Deposition: Pitfalls for Attorneys and Insurance Professionals to Avoid in Selecting, Preparing, and Defending Your Expert
Recorded On September 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presenters: Meghan Rodda & Patrick Jarosch – Grotefeld Hoffmann
Patrick Jarosch is an associate in Grotefeld Hoffmann’s Minneapolis office. His practice focuses on insurance litigation, representing insurers in both coverage and subrogation litigation matters. Mr. Jarosch is licensed to practice in Minnesota. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. He graduated Cum Laude from Boston University in 2008, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. He earned his Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law in 2013, graduating Cum Laude. While in law school, Mr. Jarosch received the CALI award for top grade in the course for the study of Civil Procedure. He was nominated for the Burton Award for excellence in legal writing during his first year of law school. Mr. Jarosch also served as a judicial extern to Judge Howard of the Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota, Hennepin County.
Meghan Rodda is an Associate in Grotefeld Hoffmann’s Minneapolis office, practicing in the areas of insurance subrogation and insurance defense. Ms. Rodda handles a wide range of subrogation matters involving claims resulting from fires, construction defects, product defects, and explosions to residential, commercial and agricultural property losses from the moment the loss occurs through trial. Ms. Rodda is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
An expert witness can often be the hero of your case. But the expert could also be your downfall. This webinar will discuss factors to consider when selecting your expert at the start of your case as well as strategies for winning your case at the expert’s deposition. Insurance professionals and attorneys attending this webinar will learn the following:
- How to select the right expert for your case
- The importance of obtaining authority before producing experts and managing an expert witness budget
- How to respond to discovery requests concerning the expert’s opinion
- How to prepare experts for deposition and the pitfalls associated with lack of proper preparation
- How to deal with objections during expert deposition