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Anatomy of a Financial Expert Witness Report

Financial expert witnesses are not only technicians within their chosen field, they are communicators.  Even the most technically proficient experts will fall flat on their face if not prepared to concisely and accurately communicate their findings. This must be done both written and verbally, to clients, opposing counsel, and the trier of fact.  Being a

Posted on July 7, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Criminology Expert Witness Explains Applications of Forensic Sociology and Criminology to Civil Litigation

Abstract: Social scientists play an increasingly important role in the prosecution and defense of both criminal and civil matters before the courts. Forensic sociology and criminology expert witnesses are utilized in the analysis of crime foreseeability and security standards of care as they relate to the question of liability for negligent security. Criminology expert witnesses analyze prior

Posted on July 22, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Unwitnessed Falls: 4 Ways Biomechanical Reconstruction Can Support Your Case

After a slip, trip, and fall event, it can be difficult for counsel to establish a fact pattern if there is no third-party witness or surveillance footage available. The matter may be even further complicated by the plaintiff’s inability to recall the event. In the absence of eyewitnesses or recordings, reengineering the fall becomes imperative.

Posted on June 7, 2021 in Establishing Causation & Expert Persepectives & Featured & Working with Experts

What Attorneys Need to Know About Informed Consent

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the expert author and do not reflect the opinions of Expert Institute or its affiliates. Informed consent is a relatively new concept in medicine. It involves communication between patient and physician about a specific treatment. It’s also when a patient gives their authorization to undergo

Posted on July 28, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

DUI Expert Witness Advises on The Most Overlooked Element in Winning or Losing a DUI Case

This article was authored by a DUI expert witness with nearly 20 years experience as a police officer. He is also a field training officer at a county police department and serves as the Vice President of a nightclub security consulting firm. The Most Overlooked Element in a Winning or Losing a DUI Case: Is

Posted on August 5, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Forensic Pathology Expert Witness Advises on Vertebrae Injuries Occurring During Newborn Delivery

This article was authored by a leading forensic pathology expert witness. He has 37 years of experience in anatomic, clinical and forensic pathology and 34 years of experience in neuropathology. Fractures and fracture dislocations of the vertebrae are uncommon in the newborn. Typically, when they occur, they do so through excess force being applied, with the vertebral column

Posted on August 5, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Trucking Expert Cites Truck Underride as a Frequently Overlooked Safety Defect

This article is authored by a leading trucking expert with over 40 years of experience in the vehicle safety industry. Crashing Beneath the Rear or Side of a Truck or Trailer When a passenger car penetrates beneath… or “underrides”…the tall rear or side of a large truck or trailer, the results are often severe to fatal head

Posted on August 20, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Floor Safety Expert Outlines Testing Standards for Slip Resistance of Interior Tile

Attorneys and their experts representing slip, trip, and fall Plaintiffs, property owner Defendants, and joined design professionals should make themselves aware of recent changes in the art (& science) of testing for the slip resistance (footnote # 1) of interior floor tile finishes practiced by floor safety experts.

Posted on August 26, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

Warnings Expert Witness: Samples of Effective Product Warnings

In the last articles: How to Design a Product Warning and How Best to Communicate a Product Warning for The Expert Institute, I listed the major components found in most warnings. I also made several suggestions that should help improve a warning’s conspicuousness and make it more likely to gain the attention of the product’s user at the

Posted on September 2, 2014 in News & Working with Experts

The Ten Most Important Strategies for Use of a Human Factors Expert Witness

A good human factors expert witness in general should have excellent credentials (e.g., academic background and degrees, publications, research projects, etc.). They should also have practical experience in the specific area of testimony (e.g., designed and tested warnings in the field), a complete working knowledge of the facts of the case and the ability to

Posted on September 16, 2014 in News & Working with Experts