The Role of Expert Witnesses in Accident Reconstruction Cases is an authoritative, insider's perspective on the best practices for utilizing and building relationships with accident reconstruction experts. Featuring leading accident reconstructionists from across the country, these leaders guide the reader through the process expert witnesses must complete to prepare and present testimony in court. The authors describe the evidence and scientific data that is most important when formulating an opinion on a case and explain how experts analyze this data in order to prepare trial reports and develop presentations for court. From educating both the attorney and the jury on reconstruction science to utilizing new technological devices, these leaders illustrate the variety of responsibilities expert witnesses have in these cases. Additionally, the authors offer advice to attorneys for working with experts to obtain the best outcome for a client, including assisting the witness in preparing for cross-examination and asking for advice on questions for the opposing expert. The Role of Expert Witnesses in Accident Reconstruction Cases is a key resource for attorneys and experts alike. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great minds in accident reconstruction today, as these experienced experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to uncovering and presenting accident data by utilizing a reconstruction witness.
Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives and lawyers (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies and firms nationwide. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession, or topic is heading and the most important issues for the future. Each author has been selected based upon their experience and C-level standing within the professional community.
1. David A. Renfroe, Director, Engineering Institute Inc. - "Weighing the Evidence to Form an Unbiased Opinion"
2. Timothy Leggett, Senior Accident Reconstruction Engineer, Forensic Dynamics Inc. - "The Laws of Physics Meet the Laws of the Courts"
3. Thomas A. Boster, President, Boster, Kobayashi and Associates - " Serving the Court: An Expert's Role in Uncovering the Truth"
4. Terry P. Sewell, Owner, Sewell Investigations - "Analyzing Evidence to Recreate An Accident"
5. James R. Ipser, Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Florida - "Grasping the Full Picture: The Physics of Accident Reconstruction and Biomechanics"
Appendix A: Sample Intake Sheet
Appendix B: Contract for Services
Appendix C: Arizona Revised Statutes Definitions for ARS 32-2401
Appendix D: Vehicle Inspection Checklist
Appendix E: Questions for Direct Examination
Appendix F: Questions for Cross Examination
Appendix G: Summary of Areas of Expertise and Fee Schedule
Appendix H: Example of Written Report
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