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What are expert witnesses?

Expert witnesses are those who have specialized knowledge in a particular field from education or personal experience that qualifies them to answer opinion questions. Examples of expert witnesses are those who testify on accident reconstruction, ballistics, casino security, traffic engineering, and vocational rehabilitation. In some cases—such as medical malpractice—a person alleging negligence must come forward with expert proof that the medical provided failed to adhere to the proper standard of care.


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