The courts have begun to raise the bar on expert testimony, and the quality must rise to meet it.
A look at how new data laws may impact expert witnesses and litigation consultants.
In CSIRO v. Cisco, the court serves as damages expert upon determination that experts' analyses are compromised due to several substantial flaws.
By Paul Smith and Trevor Phillips
In recent cases, real estate damages expertsí PVD opinions have failed to pass muster.
By Jason Elster
Test your knowledge on some of the most influential cases involving expert witnesses by taking our quiz.
By Gregory L. Fordham
What makes an expert a credible witness?
The second installment of a four-part series on the standard offers a case study exploring how much independent research an expert should do when performing a damages calculation. (12:10 min)
Listen as Josias and Fahlman offer the first of four discussions on this standard. Whether you are a litigator or an expert witness this series promises to be helpful for your career. (12:08 min)
When hiring an expert, counsel must not rely solely on the expert's knowledge. Edward M. McDonough explains that attorneys should still familiarize themselves with their expert's area of interest before engaging them. (14:04 min)
We are preparing proposals for the 2015 SAC to be held in New Orleans, April 15–17, 2015, and encourage you to share your ideas and suggestions with us. Read more.
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