Spent time going over Dave Swanner's must read blog, sctriallaw.com since my office is undergoing a bit of change and filing more lawsuits. Dave in turn thanked Rodney Pillsbury for suggestions this:
Bring your client to the deposition of a treating physician you think might say negative things about your client. It is much more difficult for a person to that someone is not telling the truth and malingering if that someone is sitting in the room watching. Go here for the link.
One little kernel of advice that I'm using this month when a doctor is deposed, and one I had not heard of in a while.