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The Medical Expert Witness Role

Medical expert witnesses are used to provide the court with an independent opinion on the clinical issues involved in a case in order to help the court make a decision. Medical expert witnesses must formulate an opinion using their experience and qualifications.

  • "Reasonable Degree of Medical Certainty" in Expert Witness Testimony

    Medical certainty affects what possible surgical procedure, treatment or medication a person would receive for a condition the patient possesses that could harm him or her. However, these words do not necessarily define a standard or require certain reference materials for the medical expert within his or her field of study.

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  • Expert Witness Testimony about Standard of Care in Med-Mal Cases

    Medical malpractice suits have a great connection with the standards of care as these are what incur violations when the physician is not performing to his or her best or engages in negligence. The claim generally requires the expertise or knowledge of an expert witness to provide additional details or remove confusion about the situation.

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  • When You Need a Medical Expert Witness

    Medical expert witnesses are hired for a variety of reasons, but their most often used expertise is to explain medical treatment procedures and processes for a case where someone has been injured. Professionals in the medical world provide services to a courtroom by explaining how an injury occurred and why it is so important to obtain compensation.

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  • What Is the Role of a Medical Expert Winess in a Malpractice Case?

    In a medical malpractice case, a medical expert may provide critical information before or during the trial. It is important for the person hiring the expert to have a clear understanding of the role of the medical expert and on laws that pertain to medical malpractice cases.

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  • The Critical Role of a Medical Expert Witness in a Medical Malpractice Case

    Medical malpractice cases arise in the thousands each year that affect individuals and groups in grievous ways. Injury is the most frequent outcome, but some victims lose their lives when a physician is not exhibiting appropriate behavior or standards when operating or caring for someone else.

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  • Medical Laboratory Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases

    Many cases have the need for a medical laboratory in issues with malpractice claims. This means that certain aspects need further testing, or there are factors in a medical malpractice suit that need clarification. This usually requires the assistance of a medical laboratory expert witness to explain these details and processes.

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  • Expert Witness Testimony on Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice Cases

    For a medical malpractice suit to have sufficient strength to proceed to the courtroom stage, the healthcare practitioner attached to the claim must either breach his or her standard of care to the patient or engage in negligence. An expert provides testimony and explanation about how either could affect the patient and lead to injury.

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  • An Overview of the NASS Guidelines for Members Testifying as Expert Witnesses

    Are you an expert called to testify about spinal injuries? Whether offering your opinion in a medical malpractice case, a product liability dispute, of a personal injury matter, these guidelines will help to guide you through the process of offering your expert medical testimony. These guidelines are also based on the North American Spine Society Expert Witness Guidelines:

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  • What to Expect During an Independent Medical Examination

    When a plaintiff in a personal injury case puts an aspect of his or her physical or mental health at issue, such as by claiming disability from an injury or claiming emotional distress, the defendant will most likely and to obtain medical or psychiatric evidence to challenge those claims.expect?

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  • Medical Expert Witnesses in Death Penalty Cases

    Medical expert witnesses are often hired and used for various cases in prosecution and defense alike, and these professionals are able to explain various pieces of evidence. Through an understanding of the subject matter, these individuals are capable of explaining things to the jury or judge that were confusing or misunderstood previously.

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  • Metallurgy Expert Witness’ Role in Hip Replacement Cases

    Metallurgic processes and similar procedures for hip replacement are not common knowledge to judges, juries and the average person. Because of this, it is important that expert witnesses with this experience and understanding are hired to clear up confusion and data about these events.

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  • Potential Positions by Expert Witnesses in Digital Pill Matter

    To tell the difference if a patient takes his or her medication is important for a doctor, but if the person experiences an injury or problem from a malfunction, an expert witness may need to weigh in on the matter in the courtroom. For litigation cases, the expert’s position on these situations is important for the judge or jury.

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  • Neuropsychological Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury in Personal Injury Cases: The Definitive Gui

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is getting more attention than ever before. Media outlets have done a great job at highlighting the impact of TBI and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) on football players. This extra attention and research are great news for anyone that’s experienced a TBI.

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