The defendant in a lawsuit is someone who has been accused of wrongdoing. The defendant must defend their position. In criminal court, the defendant is accused of a crime. In a civil lawsuit, the defendant is accused of an action (or lack of an action) that he or she is financially responsible for.
Every day at Cady Reporting Services, our court reporters take the depositions of defendants in lawsuits happening all over Cleveland and the state of Ohio. Our staff of court reporters at Cady Reporting brings over 100 years of experience to each deposition. No matter what side you’re on, you’ll get an optimal record every time.