FVC2244. Un-Blurring The Lines Between The Law And Expert Practice – How To Protect An Expert’s Credibility
Experts must comply with a variety of laws and rules when rendering an expert opinion. This session will identify and discuss the laws and rules that experts must typically navigate when offering expert opinions, including the delicate balance necessary to avoid crossing the sometimes fine line between expert and legal opinion. This session will also focus on best practices concerning fact assumption and fact verification.
- Differentiate which areas are most vulnerable to cross examination and learn ways to bolster credibility.
- Analyze case examples on challenging expert issues such as inadmissible hearsay and adverse hypothetical questions.
- Identify best practices for ensuring the expert is aware of applicable laws relevant to the specific case facts.