Expert Witnesses

    • UTILIZING EXPERT WITNESSES FOR CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES

      Expert witnesses are an integral part of construction disputes. An expert assists a party in proving or disproving liability or damages. In construction disputes, an expert could be used relating to a construction or design defect, a delay, an inefficiency, the standard of care, building code violations, the repair protocol, etc.

      Florida Construction Legal Updates- 4 readers -
    • Beyond Biglaw: 3 Tips For Happy Experts

      Working with experts, or as a former co-counsel called, them “the smart people,” is one of the better parts of being a patent litigator. At the same time, working with experts can be very difficult, for a variety of reasons. Not the least of which is the fact that many of the “smart people” are high achievers who are not necessarily used to taking direction.

      Gaston Kroub/ Above the Law- 2 readers -
  • Expert Witness Controversy in Florida Criminal Trials

    … The Florida Appellate Courts and the Florida Supreme Court have tightened the screw on many Circuit and County Court judges, along with ill-advised Assistant State Attorneys, when the issue is brought to their attention that prosecutors are relying on expert witnesses that are neither listed in their discovery as experts nor do not qualify…

    Andrew Stine/ Andrew D. Stine, P.A.in Florida- 5 readers -
  • Grim toll of faulty arson forensics

    … “Judge overturns arson/murder conviction of man jailed 24 years” [Scranton Times-Tribune, Monroe County, Pa.; earlier on faulty arson forensics (Willingham execution and Texas Monthly article)] Tweet Tags: expert witnesses, fires, forensics Grim toll of faulty arson forensics is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

    Walter Olson/ Overlawyered- 3 readers -
  • Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case

    … Feeling out of your element by the technical aspects of your personal injury case? Get a technical experts on your team! Here’s how technical experts can help in common personal injury cases, such as slip and fall, car accident, and product liability. Technical experts can help you out before trial by helping develop the proper legal theory…

    Julie Brook/ CEB Blog - Your Partner In Practice- 9 readers -
  • Lawsuit: Porsche carrying Paul Walker was going 55, not 94

    … trees. Longtime Overlawyered favorite attorney Mark Geragos “said he hired the top experts in the country” for an unbiased evaluation. The resulting wrongful death lawsuit by Kristine M. Rodas against automaker Porsche “says her husband was driving at 55 mph” contrary to the official version. [New York Post] Tweet Tags: autos, celebrities, expert witnesses Lawsuit: Porsche carrying Paul Walker was going 55, not 94 is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

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