There's a lot at stake in any product defect case, as consumers want to ensure remedies for their harm and the safety of products sold in the marketplace, while companies seek to protect their investments. At the end of the day, it's product defect experts who can make or break a case. Read on for more about using expert witnesses in product defect cases and how you can set your client up for success.
Construction defect cases are dependent on expert witnesses. Most of the time there are no witnesses to the initial construction of the building and while a building owner may know they have a problem, they have no idea what that problem really is or how to fix it. This article focuses on the important role experts play and what kind of experts you may need in your construction defect case.
Medical malpractice cases often involve complex areas of medicine and the law that necessitate the use of qualified experts. But what kinds of experts and when are they needed in the process? Read on for a helpful synopsis on the use of experts in medical malpractice cases.
Getting the right expert witness could spell the difference between success and failure for your client's case. But how can you make sure that you've found the best one for your case? Let this overview of using expert witnesses for personal injury cases be your guide to finding the experts you need.
The words expert and witness are often joined together, as if the purpose of the expert is to be a witness at a trial. But most cases are settled without trial, so why do they call us witnesses? Here is a chronology of the stages of expert-attorney relationship which explains some of what is really happening (or not).
In the U.S. legal system, winning a case doesn't guarantee that your expert witness fees will be paid by your opponent. However, prevailing parties often have ways to recover their expert witness fees.
Whether you are at the outset of discovery or considering how to advise your client in responding to the defection of key employees to a competitor, asking the following five questions may help you find the right computer forensics consultant for your case.
The U.S. Supreme Court isn't the only judicial panel to wrestle with difficult Daubert questions lately.
TiVo Inc. scored a major victory in its four-year patent fight with rival EchoStar when the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a jury verdict for TiVo of $74 million - with interest now estimated at $94 million.
Expert witnesses often make critical mistakes that put litigation at risk.