Expert Witnesses

  • 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…

    2 readers - Andrew Stine/ Andrew D. Stine, P.A.
  • 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…

    3 readers - Walter Olson/ Overlawyered
  • 5 Rules to Minimize Expert Contamination

    …. Don’t reveal your worries about the case. Don’t volunteer your own fears and misgivings about the case to the expert. The expert need not know that you think a particular witness or a particular aspect of the case is weak or unreliable; what matters are the expert’s opinions and analyses. You can elicit these without disclosing your own misgivings…

  • Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case

    … injury cases in CEB’s new California Tort Forms From Expert Litigators. Other CEB Blog posts you might find useful: Mining for Gold in Medical Records: Five Tips for Defense Counsel A Picture Is Worth…a Winning Case? 5 Steps to Preparing an Expert Witness to Do Battle Expert Advice: An Expert’s Tips on What to Look for in an Expert Witness…

    9 readers - Julie Brook/ CEB Blog - Your Partner In Practice
  • 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…

    Walter Olson/ Overlawyered
  • April 15 roundup

    … Bainbridge] James Maxeiner on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure after 75 years [Common Good] Tweet Tags: auto dealership protection laws, Canada, expert witnesses, federalism, insurance, on TV and radio, procedure, Wisconsin April 15 roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system…

    Walter Olson/ Overlawyered
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