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Category Archives: Evidence

Direct Exam of Medical Witness in Arizona Workers Compensation Claim

Most Arizona work comp litigation requires expert testimony from a medical expert as part of the injured worker’s burden of proof. Asking questions of the medical expert is part science, part art. The following is a very basic outline that I follow when questioning my own medical expert: Professional qualifications (licensed to practice in Arizona, …

Cross Examining the Defense Medical Expert in AZ Workers Comp Hearing

In law school, there is a famous video called “The Ten Commandments of Cross-Examination”.  They are: Be brief. Short questions, plain words. Always ask leading questions. Don’t ask a question to which you do not know the answer. Listen to the witness’ answers. Don’t quarrel with the witness. Don’t allow the witness to repeat his …

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