November 02, 2017 Articles

Expert Witnesses: You Can’t Try a Big Case Without Them, and You Can’t Kill Them

Why is the return on investment of expert testimony meager at best? And what can we do about it?

By Ross P. Laguzza

Do you love your experts? Not me. I don't like them. Not even a little. Why not? First, this is nothing personal. I have met and worked with many expert witnesses over the years and have found some to be quite personable and fascinating people. Yet, as necessary a part of litigation as they are, I find them to be a burden. Here are a few of my top reasons why, and tips to help mitigate them.

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