The biomedical scientist as expert witness

Paul D. Ellner

Provides the forensic microbiologist with the critical tools needed to make an effective courtroom appearance. * Covers all aspects of an expert witness's activities-from initial contact with client to testifying at a deposition or trial. * Utilizes data from actual cases to illustrate how opinions are formed. * Provides explanation of legal proceedings. * Teaches scientists how to utilize expert knowledge with maximum effectiveness in the courtroom. * Briefs scientists on the importance of behavior at deposition and in a courtroom. * Features valuable information on the business aspects of acting as an expert witness, including material on billing, fees, and advertising. This title is published by the American Society for Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.

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  • Table of Contents 1. The Forensic Microbiologist as an Expert 2. How the Process Starts 3. The Arena 4. Basics of Tort Law 5. Basics of Tort Law 6. Duties of the Expert Witness 7. Obtaining Experimental Evidence 8. The Analytical Process 9. Reports and Affidavits 10. Depositions 11. The Trial 12. Cases Involving Laboratory Errors 13. Medical Malpractice 14. The Nonphysician in Medical Malpractice Litigation 15. Food Poisoning Cases 16. Product Liability Cases 17. Corporate Disputes 18. Other Tort Cases 19. Working as a Litigation Consultant 20. Cases Not Taken 21. Business Aspects 22. Observation from the Witness Stand: How Trial Lawyers Can Improve the Use of the Expert 23. Evolution of Expert Witnesses Appendix A. Federal Rules of Evidence Appendix B. Forms Appendix C. Resources Glossary of Legal Terms

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書名 The biomedical scientist as expert witness
著作者等 Ellner, Paul D. , 1925
Ellner Paul
出版元 ASM Press
刊行年月 c2006
ページ数 xiii, 168 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 1555813453
NCID BA75110536
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国