What happens when natural disasters such as tornados, hurricanes and other hazardous weather conditions cause significant damage to homes, businesses and entire communities? Who do you look to for these types of assessments? A forensic meteorologist is retained when disputed facts to hazardous weather conditions, such as hail occurrence, may or may not have caused a covered insurance loss.
International law presents a unique challenge to lawyers, where every country and jurisdiction is vastly different. Because of this, the use of expert witnesses is vital for understanding and effectively navigating a tricky case. So, how can you find and use the right experts for your practice?
Commercial litigation can be a war of attrition with heavy legal expenses building over time. Some strong cases are never pursued because the company or firm lacks the resources to see it through. While litigation insurance can be helpful for recuperating losses, many cases still need funding to go to trial.
Working with an expert witness is a nuanced process. From search and retention to consultation and trial, there is no one way to ensure a smooth collaboration and successful outcome. However, some attorneys have really honed and refined this process. Recently, we spoke with Brian Weinthal, who is one of the world’s leading experts on…
Artificial intelligence is one of the most bizarre, confusing, and astonishing staples of the 21st century. In fact, the entire concept of AI feels like it’s been pulled straight out of a sci-fi novel! However, AI is even more complicated and far-reaching than most people realize. In reality, it is impacting not just the tech industry, but also the legal field—among others. So, what do litigators, attorneys, or other legal professionals need to know about the increase of AI in 2021 and beyond?
Finding the right expert witness for a case is like finding a needle in a haystack—and, as a busy legal professional, you just don’t have the time to sift through all of that hay. That’s where Round Table Group comes in.
Why Round Table Group was founded, how we built our expansive network of experts, and the power of good conversation during the intake process.
Richard Williamson, a leading commercial and complex civil litigator, talked to us about the importance of settlement discussions in commercial real estate industry.
We conversed with attorney Richard Williamson about commercial real estate litigation and when to rely on professional or academic experts for trial.
A rise in securities and other shareholder-related litigation is currently trending during COVID-19 pandemic. Read how retaining financial experts may help in upcoming litigations.
When selecting your expert, should you choose an expert with years of testifying experience or one that is well-versed in topic but less courtroom experience?
Picking up where our previous blog article left off, we are continuing our examination of how to improve expert selection through a thorough and rigorous expert search process.
Expert selection has the potential to make or break a case, requiring legal teams to be thorough at every stage in the process.
Surprises during litigation can be devastating. Unfortunately, unforeseen circumstances arise, and sometimes a retained expert must be replaced.
As an attorney, you understand your case and strategy better than anyone else. Does this make you the best person to lead the search for an expert witness?