As more states require plaintiffs to file “expert affidavits” to support their claim, it’s only fitting for the demand in expert witnesses to increase following the recession. Aside from medicine, other sectors like oil and gas, water rights, property law, and IT have also begun tapping into expert witness services. Long story short: parties can’t go to court without their help.
If you’re forwarding your case to a Bronx birth injury attorney like Joseph Lichtenstein, you don’t have to worry about finding an expert witness. Part of the attorney’s job is to have one assess your case to see whether or not it holds water. In fact, the American Bar Association published several books on using expert witnesses.