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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
When a lawyer testifies as an expert witness on a party's behalf, is an attorney-client relationship created? A new ethics ruling says no, thereby freeing the lawyer to take on a...
In what appears to be a case of first impression, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that two experts were not barred from testifying by their failure to prepare or sign...
Just because an expert strikes you as the brightest guy on the planet, that doesn't mean he is the best witness for your case, says Roderick B. Williams, an intellectual property...