Forensic, General & Medical
Expert Witnesses
  • Defending Against a Daubert Challenge - Strategies for Expert Witnesses

    A Daubert challenge is one that could lead to the disqualification of the expert witness based on unreliable testing methods or results or a lack of relevance to the subject material of a case. If the professional is able to succeed in the challenge, it is often due to various tips or strategies implemented to provide him or her support and success.

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  • How Your Expert Witness Can Withstand a Daubert Challenge

    When a Daubert challenge is presented in opposition to an expert witness, his or her entire testimony may be excluded from being giving in court. The time, energy and money spent in hiring the individual would be lost if the challenge succeeds, and without seeking additional support, the case may be weakened by this action.

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  • Navigating Standard Expert Witness Challenges

    Standards were set for expert testimony to be provided and admissible for court in the case of Daubert. After this, the challenges associated with testimony provided by expert witnesses are known as the Daubert Trilogy.

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  • Objections Raised by Opposing Counsel against Expert Witnesses

    When an expert witness becomes part of the legal proceedings in a courtroom, there are certain objections to his or her testimony, testing methods or results and any relevance he or she has within the case with the subject matter. Voicing these objections is critical for the opposing legal team to ensure a fair and reasonable criminal or civil case.

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  • The Problems Facing Expert Witness Testimony and How to Avoid Them

    Expert witnesses can make or break a case. Strong expert witness testimony can strengthen a case and provide credibility to it. However, weak expert witness testimony can undermine a case. Recognizing problems that are commonly associated with expert witness testimony and how to get around them can help lawyers better prepare cases for court.

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  • Voir Dire of an Expert Witness

    Qualifying an expert witness for a case is normally a complex matter that may require understanding the subject matter, the reliability of testing methods and the credentials the professional possesses. However, the voir dire of an expert witness for any case or claim generally is a preliminary step where later objections do not initially arise.

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