Speaking for a Legal Fiction: Corporate Representative Depositions
Before the creation of Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (and this holds true for Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.310(b)(6)), litigators and their clients often played the old trick of deponents feigning ignorance of unpleasant facts. Everyone pointed fingers elsewhere. Lawyers were forced to take multiple depositions to uncover facts that should have been gathered easily.
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