Litigation support means providing consultation and support services to litigators for their current and upcoming actions. There are numerous types of litigation support, and the kind of services that are offered is based upon the needs of the attorney and the case.
These services can entail internal firm tasks such as legal and business research and reporting, citation checking and brief formatting, to the expertise of a hired professional on the determination of damages or a specific field of study or expertise.
These areas of expertise can include accounting, healthcare, real estate, engineering, and computer science. Some litigation support involves engaging an expert in an extremely narrow field of expertise, such as horse behavior, print journalism, or the taxation of street improvements. They have years of experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony. In many instances, they will review a case file, medical report, or other findings, and offer their opinion on the proper standard of care, damages, liability, or alternative theories of recover. They can provide litigation support in many areas, including intellectual property, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and medical or other professional malpractice.
ForensisGroup is the premier source of expert witnesses on every subject and specialty. Our company has spent more than two decades matching attorneys, insurance professionals, and other agencies with the nation’s most trusted and credible experts. Call us today at (800) 555-5422 or fill out and Submit An Expert Request Form to be matched with a reputable litigation support expert witness for your investigation.