Using Expert Witnesses to Help Your Case

Selecting the proper expert witness is essential to increasing your chances of winning your case. At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we have worked with a wide variety of expert witnesses to help our clients pursue full and fair compensation for damages sustained as a result of the negligence of others.

For clients injured by a dangerous condition on the property of a store owner, we have worked with engineers and experts in human factors to explain to the jury the danger faced by our clients, why applicable industry standards were not met, and why the accident was ultimately preventable.

We have worked with a number of medical experts including neurological surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and board certified physicians in a wide variety of medical fields to ensure that the nature and extent of our client's injuries are made clear to the jury.

For our clients who have sustained devastating and debilitating injuries, we have worked with vocational rehabilitation experts, life care planners, and economists so that the full measure of economic damages for a lifetime is clearly and persuasively presented to the jury.

Selecting the right expert witness is the first step. It requires research into the proper field and, once that field is determined, reviewing the expert’s education, work experience, testifying record, and, most importantly, ability to communicate clearly to a jury. Once we have retained the proper expert witness to work on your case, proper preparation of that witness can make all the difference in bringing our clients the compensation they deserve for their injuries.

We work tirelessly to make sure that expert witnesses review all key documents so that all of the opinions they intend to offer at trial are disclosed in a written report. These written reports often result in settlements for our clients or exceptional jury verdicts. In addition to the written report, our legal team fully consults with expert witnesses, ensuring that they are aware of any potentially adverse evidence as well as how to properly address that evidence in court.

Finally, in cases that require litigation, our legal team will prepare our expert witnesses prior to trial to ensure that evidence is presented in the most efficient way possible. We outline our expert’s qualifications for the jury and highlight the key evidence they rely upon in reaching their opinions. Where applicable, we utilize diagnostic images and medical photographs to document the nature and extent of our clients' injuries and damages. In addition, our legal team makes sure that all medical expenses are admitted for the jury's consideration.

The right expert witness can make a world of difference in your case, but only if they are working with our highly trained and dedicated legal team. For more information on how a Washington, D.C. personal injury attorney at Simeone & Miller, LLP can fight for you, please call us today to request a free consultation: (202) 888-0872.

Categories: Personal Injury