Expert Witnesses: Experts on trial
Specialists who are called upon to give evidence have a responsibility to adhere to their duties to the court. But with recent cases highlighting problems with so-called 'experts', the publication of new protocols may prove timely. John Ellison reports
Quite rightly, the courts are toughening up on experts who do not adhere to their duties to the court. Indeed, with cot death and MMR cases in abundance, the topic is the subject of debate in the national press.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651