expert witness

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Noun1.expert witness - a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify aboutexpert witness - a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about
witness - (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
lay witness - any witness who does not testify as an expert witness
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To date, expert witnesses that have appeared before the inquiry include: J.
In July 2016, OT reported on the criminal trial of optometrist, Honey Rose, in which expert witnesses drawn from a number of disciplines, including optometry, were heavily involved on behalf of the prosecution and defence teams.
Expert witnesses, manufacturers, surveyors, insurance personnel, underwriters, compliance professionals and others in the marine industry will learn from various speakers who specialize in marine law and product liability.
Confusingly, these consultants are often people who independently act as expert witnesses in formal disputes too.
Doar's acquisition of ESG provides the company with a team of industry veterans who understand the value that expert witnesses bring to the litigation process and who know how to identify and qualify experts for various types of cases.
For this second edition, he updates the material and explores forensic evidence and scientific theory in light of the increasing use of the Daubert/Kelly-Frye challenges that face expert witnesses on many occasions.
Brodsky is joined by forensic psychiatrist Thomas Gutheil in the creation of an instructive guide specifically designed to teach expert witnesses new and improved techniques for giving effective testimony in a court of law.
The financial complexities involved in most modern business disputes often necessitate the need for financial expert witnesses to provide testimony for inclusion as evidence in legal trials.
explains litigation, trial preparation, courtroom presentation, and business aspects of expert witnessing, to enable expert witnesses and attornies to improve the effectiveness of their testimony.
Expert witnesses play a more critical role than ever in the outcome of product liability litigation.
POSITION: The WVSMA supports legislation to ensure testimony provided by expert witnesses in medical liability cases is fair, accurate and reflects the applicable standard of care.