Welcome to Litigation
- In litigation, preparation is the key to a successful outcome.
- Preparation should begin as soon as you become aware of an adverse outcome likely to lead to litigation.
- Don’t conduct an independent investigation.
- Never appear at a deposition without consulting an attorney.
- Meet with your attorney early.
- Communicate with your attorney regularly.
- Know what you can expect of your attorney and when.
- Know what is expected of you and when.
- Do your homework, and make yourself available.
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Last updated: January 26, 2022
Ames, Dennis K. "Welcome to Litigation." ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2022. ASCRS U, www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285068/all/Welcome_to_Litigation.
Ames DK. Welcome to Litigation. ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2022. https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285068/all/Welcome_to_Litigation. Accessed December 9, 2023.
Ames, D. K. (2022). Welcome to Litigation. In ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285068/all/Welcome_to_Litigation
Ames DK. Welcome to Litigation [Internet]. In: ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. ; 2022. [cited 2023 December 09]. Available from: https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285068/all/Welcome_to_Litigation.
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