At a recent deposition, I intended to ask the plaintiff about some assertions made in a pretrial settlement demand letter. Unfortunately, my opposing counsel had different intentions:
MR. SUGDEN: I'm handing you what's been marked as Exhibit 25.
(Whereupon Exhibit 25 was marked for identification, a copy of which is attached hereto.)
MR. SUGDEN: Have you seen this letter before today?
OPPOSING COUNSEL: Objection. This is a settlement communication, and based on...