When Do You Need an Expert Witness?

Expert Witness

An authoritative and knowledgeable expert witness can provide the expertise to help you make a case. There are several scenarios that require an expert. One scenario is when an expert is required by law. Expert witnesses might be required by law within certain jurisdictions. In specific types of cases, such as those involving negligence or … Continued

What Attorneys Should Know About Expert Reports

Expert witnesses retained on Federal cases are required to submit a written expert report. Attorneys must be aware of the expert report requirements, as well as the deadline for the report. It is important, however, to keep in mind that requirements for expert reports may differ between each jurisdiction. Even though each jurisdiction may have … Continued

What Is the Daubert Standard for Expert Testimony?

The Daubert standard provides a rule of evidence regarding the admissibility of expert witnesses’ testimony in federal court. The Daubert standard came about from the U.S. Supreme Court case, Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 U.S. 579 (1993). The Daubert is a guideline for expert admissibility for federal cases, but many states also adopted the Daubert. An Expert’s Testimony or expert’s report can be … Continued