OBTAINING THE PROPER EXPERT WITNESS IS CRUCIAL IN PROVING CAUSATION AND STANDARD OF CARE IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE.
Witnesses play a critically important role in Medical Malpractice cases, especially expert witnesses. Testimony from an expert is often required in such cases due to the complexity of assessing a patient’s injuries. Sommers Roth & Elmaleh identifies the importance of finding the right expert witness to provide unbiased opinions and evidence.
The expert may be a surgeon, nurse, or another professional who is qualified to provide their opinion on the medical facts of the case. Important credentials of an expert witness include:
- A high level of knowledge in their field
- Experience providing legal testimony
- Published in professional journals or books
- Experience teaching or possesses the ability to explain complex ideas to laypersons
- Qualifications that distinguish them in their field.
It is critical when obtaining a medical expert that they only provide evidence and that the opinion provided is in their area of expertise.
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From Sommers Roth & Elmaleh