Sample Discovery in Personal Injury Cases
- Sample Interrogatories - examples of (1) interrogatories we serve, and (2) interrogatories we have been served with in personal injury cases
- Sample Depositions - examples of depositions of a plaintiffs, defendants, experts, and fact witnesses
- Designation of Experts - examples of designation of experts in Maryland personal injury cases.
- Request for Admissions - examples of requests for admission, a woefully under utilized tool
- Sample Request for Production of Documents - examples of request for production of documents in accident, malpractice, and product defect cases
What Is Discoverable in Maryland?
Rule 400(c) sets out the general scope of discovery in a Maryland personal injury case::
c. Scope of Discovery -- In General.
Unless otherwise ordered by the court parties may obtain discovery regarding any matter, not privileged, which is relevant to the subject matter involved in the pending action,
(i) whether it relates to the claim or defense of the party seeking discovery or to the claim or defense of any other party, and
(ii) including the existence, description, nature, custody, condition and location of any books, documents or other tangible things, and
(iii) including any information of the witness or party, however obtained, as to the identity and location of persons having knowledge of any discoverable matter, and
(iv) whether or not any of such matters is already known to or otherwise obtainable by the party seeking discovery, and
(v) whether or not the information will be inadmissible at the trial, if the information sought appears reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence.
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