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A Cross-Examination Suggestion, by Paul Luvera, Plaintiff Lawyer Tips Blog


We all have our own way of preparing for cross-examination and for the style we adopt during the process. I thought I’d reprint a section of part of a cross-examination preparation from a drug company products case to give you an general idea of one of the steps I take in preparing for cross-examination. This would represent part of a whole examination and would be part of the preparation. The actual cross-examination could end up in outline form or it might be a stack of exhibits with tags containing ideas.

I’ve publishing it in its gross form before the additional editing and without explaining the significance of some of the outline as it’s simply an example to illustrate one way to prepare for cross-examination. It would be reviewed and revised and finally end up in a brief outline format. This is how I start the process. . . .