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depositionMedical malpractice A testimony obtained under oath from a witness or expert outside of court, which can be subsequently used in a criminal or civil action Metabolic diseases The accumulation of crystallizable or nonmetabolizable material in certain organs
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A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present; often used in the case of workers' compensation adjudication.
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A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination.
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