Expert Rulings, News, & Commentary
BullsEye is a weekly column that focuses on ethical issues surrounding the use of expert witnesses, how to best utilize experts, and the changes in relevant case law. We sift through the latest court rulings, legislation, and commentary that matter most to litigators and experts alike. To submit an original article for consideration, please email email@example.com.
The line between expert witness preparation and coaching is thin at best. Attorneys are expected to prepare witnesses for the onslaught of questions prior to deposition or trial with...
Hiring an expert witness should involve more than a mere scan of a candidate’s résumé and a brief telephone conversation. Successful attorneys become skilled at focusing on the...
The most important conversation you have with your expert witness should be the first. A number of key topics must be discussed to ensure clarity and avoid confusion.
When it comes to hiring an expert, the devil is in the details. Whether it’s a patent infringement case, breach of contract, or other complex litigation, doing your homework is...
In an interview with expert Ken Thompson, Robert Ambrogi discovers a number of ways legal professionals can learn to “share [their] toys.” Specifically, he identifies tec...
Twice last month, in high-stakes class-action cases with high-profile expert witnesses, the experts reversed gears on their own opinions, potentially shattering the cases in which...