The Expert Witness Arena: New Ground for Practitioners
- The Expert Witness: What the Planner Does. Dumont, Karen M. // Journal of Financial Planning;Dec1997, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p100
Discusses the role of financial planners in being expert witnesses in cases taken to arbitration through the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). Information on the NASD Rules of Fair Practice and history of court rulings; Responsibility of an expert witness; Developing an area of...
- Inviting the Cook to the Grocery Store: An Expert's Role in the Discovery Process. Bershad, Benjamin I. S.; Bodmer, Jason E.; Reed, Jacob M. // Commercial & Business Litigation;Summer2013, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on the importance for expert witnesses to acquire accurate, timely, and comprehensive information in developing a reasonably specific opinion, citing the need to involve a financial expert early and throughout a case as a protective standard. It discusses the common...
- Financial Planners: 'Your Witness' Newton, Catherine // Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2002, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p72
This article presents several financial planners in the U.S. who work with attorneys as expert witnesses. Natallie McCann Bogumil is a financial planning practitioner and economic damages analyst at Remington Financial Services Inc., a fee-based financial planning firm and a registered...
- Engineering experts in the witness box. Greek, Dinah // Professional Engineering;07/23/97, Vol. 10 Issue 14, p27
Focuses on the training courses offered by solicitors Bond Solon and Catherine Bond to professionals who find themselves asked to be expert witnesses. Main objective of the training course; Courtroom training included in the course.
- Texas throws out `junk' evidence. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;6/26/95, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p2
Reports on a Texas Supreme Court ruling which overturned a state appeals court ruling which had upheld an agricultural consultant's testimony on crop damage in a lawsuit because the defendant had not challenged the consultant's qualifications. Exclusion of expert testimony that is not...
- Confessions of an expert ethics witness. Kipnis, Kenneth // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Aug97, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p325
Describes and reflects upon the concrete particulars of an academician's work as an expert witness. Reference to cases in which the witness was involved; Details on some of the decisions made and justification for them.
- The reluctant retained witness: Alleged sexual misconduct in the doctor/patient relationship. Yarborough, Mark // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Aug97, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p345
Focuses on some of the issues which should be addressed by persons attempting to become expert witnesses. Factors which should be considered by witnesses; How to make decisions in cases related to sexual misconduct issues.
- Court fries Frye. Vivian, Jesse C. // Drug Topics;9/6/93, Vol. 137 Issue 17, p57
Discusses the United States Supreme Court's decision in `Daubert versus Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals'. Facts of the case; Lower court holdings; Evidence submitted by the plaintiffs; Overruling of the precedent set by `Frye versus United States'; Difference between the Daubert and Frye cases;...
- Expert witnesses often are keys to trial. // USA Today Magazine;Apr98, Vol. 126 Issue 2635, p13
Discusses the role of the expert witness in United States legal proceedings. Their ability to enlighten judges and juries on technical matters and standards of care for industry issues related to the cases brought before them; The increasing reliance of the legal system on expert testimony.