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Trust, Winning and Losing as an Expert Witness

This article discusses what ‘winning’ and ‘losing’ looks like for a non-partisan expert, how that differs from how attorneys win and lose, why non-partisan experts can succeed against partisan experts, common business practices that affect an expert’s success, and preparing for testimony.

Empirical Truth and Probability

There are relatively few absolute truths. The findings of science and technology are empirical — based on evidence and/or observation and verifiable through evidence and observation — and empirical truths are typically nuanced. It is possible to compute the probability that patterns in software and data are random, and this result can be used to form an opinion.

Is Cryptocurrency Litigation on the Rise?

As regulation of digital currencies is still developing, and uses are still being explored, cryptocurrency litigation has been on the rise. We take a look at three current cases and what this can mean for future litigation.

The Semiconductor Shortage & Potential Litigation

The semiconductor chip shortage is starting to be felt by consumers, from automobile parts to smart phones. This is likely to lead to a plethora of disputes and litigations in the coming years.

The Forensic Meteorologist as a Litigation Expert Witness

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.

Differentiating Between Testifying & Consulting Experts

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?

An Emerging Solution for Litigation Finance

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.

How to Prepare an Expert Witness for 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…

How Copyrights and Patentability are Impacted by A.I.

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?

Placing Expert Witnesses & Case Evaluation Process

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.

The Origins of the Experts on Experts®

Why Round Table Group was founded, how we built our expansive network of experts, and the power of good conversation during the intake process.

Expert Witnesses in Commercial Real Estate Settlement Discussions 

Richard Williamson, a leading commercial and complex civil litigator, talked to us about the importance of settlement discussions in commercial real estate industry.

At the Round Table with Richard D. Williamson

We conversed with attorney Richard Williamson about commercial real estate litigation and when to rely on professional or academic experts for trial.

How Publicly Traded Companies Can Avoid COVID-Related Securities Litigation

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.

How Much Should Previous Testifying Experience be Weighted When Choosing an Expert Witness?

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?

8 Tips to Improve Expert Selection — Part II

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.

8 Tips to Improve Expert Selection

Expert selection has the potential to make or break a case, requiring legal teams to be thorough at every stage in the process.

Successfully Replacing an Expert Last Minute

Surprises during litigation can be devastating. Unfortunately, unforeseen circumstances arise, and sometimes a retained expert must be replaced.

Why DIY Expert Witness Searches Aren’t Adequate

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?