When presenting your case to the jury, a video deposition in which your client or witness performed effectively might be quite helpful. A well-prepared person who is aware of what to anticipate and how to respond will have a much better chance of persuading the jury. Depositions can be tense as your opponent tries to challenge your client and get him or her to say things that will hurt the case.
In a court case, depositions often mean the difference between winning and losing. To best serve your case, use video depositions sparingly to highlight key testimony in order to capture and hold jurors’ attention. Also, make sure your client or witness is ready for a video deposition in advance.
Its accompanying infographic provides advice on how to prepare a client for a video deposition.