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  • A Guide to Deposition Questions of Expert Witnesses

    The beginning of a case may involve an expert witness, and he or she may need to ensure the expert testimony has enough preparation to pass scrutiny. There must be a profound integrity of evidence, a conclusion the expert supplies, competent methods and reliable information that will increase chances of success through testimony and methods used.

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  • How to Effectively Depose an Economic Expert Witness

    Economic expert witnesses may be relied upon in a variety of cases. They may help determine the amount of damages that an architectural defect caused, how much income a personal injury victim will suffer because of the injury or devise the lost expected business revenue due to a breach of contract, among many other tasks. For one side to effectively depose the opponent’s economic expert, he or she should consider doing the following,:

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  • Direct Examination of Your Expert Witness: Key Strategies

    To make the most of the expert witness for the case, it is important to hire this professional early and explain the specifics of the direct examination. When it is clear that a trial case is the likely outcome, the expert witness may need an early hire to work through the evidence and other materials quickly to support the argument in the courtroom.

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  • How to Effectively Question an Expert Witness

    When an expert witness has been obtained for a trial or case, he or she is questioned about his or her expertise. This knowledge of the relevant material is often invaluable to the case involved with the witness.

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  • Voir Dire of Expert Witnesses

    Qualifying an expert witness for a case is crucial in keeping his or her testimony admissible. This means going through several processes so that the professional may be considered an expert witness, and the initial questioning before the judge is successful.

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  • Your Expert Witness’ Testimony Differs from Deposition Testimony - What Do You Do?

    The expert witness usually must provide similar or the same testimony during the trial as when he or she did during the deposition to ensure that the details are not different or contradictory. This is an important matter that the lawyer and expert may need to discuss before the trial takes place to prevent disqualification.

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  • Argumentative Expert Witnesses in Court - How to Get Them Back on Track

    When the legal team hires an expert witness that is passionate about his or her subject, it is possible that an argument may break out in the courtroom or when engaging in the topic involved in the case. It is important to get this professional back on track and ensure that the testimony or information is in line with the case or claim in the courtroom.

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  • Are Displays from Expert Witnesses Confusing to Jurors?

    In some situations, displays that expert witnesses use may create confusion to jurors instead of providing clarification on an issue. The display interface can lead to misinterpretations and misunderstandings if the jurors are not as up to date on technology or how the display explains the material. Being aware of this information can help expert witnesses refrain from using confusing displays or use displays that increase juror understanding.

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