Expert Witness : ARNOLD DAVID ROTHNER M.D.
|Case||Samual Wormsley v. Kaiser Hospital|
|Testimony Date||April 01, 1985|
|Court||State: Ohio County: Cuyahoga|
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I State of Ohio, ) SS: 17 W? 5 2 County of Cuyahoga. 3 - - - 4 IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS 5 - - - 6 SAMUEL M. WORMSLEY, III, et al., 7 Plaintiffs, case No. 051,355 8 VS. Judge Robert E. Feigian 9 KAISER HOSPITAL, et al., 10 Defendants. 11 12 DEPOSITION OF ARNOLD DAVID ROTHNER, M.D. Monday, April 1, 1985 13 14 15 The deposition of Arnold David Rothner, M.D., a witness 16 called for examination by the Defendants under the Ohio 17 Rules of Civil Procedure, taken before me, Janet M. 18 Hoffmaster, Registered Professional Reporter and Notary 19 Public within and for the State of Ohio, pursuant to 20 notice, at the Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, 21 Cleveland, Ohio, commencing at 9:05-A.M., the day and date above set forth. 22 23 24 25 2 APPEARANCES: 2 On behalf of the Plaintiffs: 3 Eric Kennedy, Esq. 4 Weisman, Goldberg & Weisman 540 Leader Building 5 Cleveland, Ohio 44114 6 On behalf of the Defendants: 7 Burt Fulton, Esq. Gallagher, Sharn, Fulton & Norman 8 6th Floor, Bulkley Building Cleveland, Ohio 44115 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 3 1 ARNOLD DAVID ROTHNER, M.D., 2 a witness, called for examination by the Defendants 3 under the Rules, having been first duly sworn, as here- 4 inafter certified, denosed and said as follows: 5 CROSS-EXAMINATION 6 BY MR. FULTON: 7 Q. Your name, please, sir? 8 A. Arnold David Rothner. 9 MR. KENNEDY: Before we go further, let 10 me just go on the record simply to state that 11 from the plaintiff's standpoint on behalf of 12 Samuel Warmsley that our going forward with this 13 deposition in no way should operate as a waiver 14 of our rights to object to any or all of Dr. 15 Rothner's testimony at trial or arbitration; 16 that the fact that we are allowing this deposition 17 to go forward in a limited sense should in no way 18 be construed as a waiver of the patient-physician 19 relationship. 20 We have entered into an agreement in this 21 case between plaintiffs and defendants whereby it 22 is agreed among the parties in this case that 23 during the course of questioning should a question 24 be put to the doctor and should I on behalf of 25 Samuel Wormsley ask the doctor not to answer, the 4 1 doctor will not answer nursuant to the agreement 2 by all counsel involved. 3 MR. FULTON: I will abide by that, 4 although my agr