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The Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Litigation

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Legal Aspects of Medicine

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The medical expert witness is one who by virtue of experience and training can offer “opinion testimony” before the court trying the case. Most experienced trial counsel consider it an art form. The best experts are not necessarily the best witnesses. To be an effective expert requires some experience with litigation.

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Vevaina, J.R., Finz, L.L. (1989). The Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Litigation. In: Vevaina, J.R., Bone, R.C., Kassoff, E. (eds) Legal Aspects of Medicine. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4534-6_6

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