Thursday, July 2, 2015
Need for Increased Security at Depositions
An attorney in the delta was recently shot and killed in a deposition. Ellis Pittman was a colleague who I had litigated a case against in the past. As a result, people are starting to question if there should be increased security at depositions? I am aware of at least one case in the northeast where a law firm was sued for injuries to a party as a result negligent security in a deposition. This is something that needs to be looked into and would be most likely outside of normal malpractice insurance. I think business liability coverage would cover these type issues.