Working With Expert Witnesses: Tips That Are Not In The Civil Rules
By Louie Castoria, Esq. and Frederick J. Fisher, J.D., CCP
Published in Professional Liability Defense Quarterly – Winter 2007
Insurance defense attorneys inhabit a confusing world in which even the “routine case” may need an expert witness for trial or a consultant to help with an early evaluation for settlement purposes. The legal precedents, regulations, and such don’t often say what the profession’s standard of care in the community is in the exact situation.