But you need ’em. Particularly in complex litigation matters, including, many construction cases.
But how do you keep that wily opposing expert in line when he or she:
- Has more technical knowledge than you; and
- Has testified in deposition and at trial more times than you can shake a stick at?
According to our own Roger Hughes, in an article published this month in the Contra Costa Lawyer, Cross-Examining a Forensic Expert, you need only turn to the wisdom of Sir Isaac Newton, father of today’s modern scientific method.
For a fascinating look at the life of Sir Isaac Newton and other things space-related – and if you have a Netflix subscription – take a look at Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey hosted by reknown astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.