We all think we know what a photocopier is, but in a lawsuit the precise definition and use of a term can be critically important. The video linked below is a dramatization of the testimony from a real deposition in which an attorney tries to pin a clerk down on precisely what he understands a photocopier to be.
In 2010, the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s Office in Ohio was sued over adopting a policy of charging a fee of $2.00 per page for photocopies of public documents. So what exactly is a photocopy, and what is a photocopier?
Watch the video. You’ll love it. Trust me.