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Practical advice on working with a damages expert

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 8:44 AM | By Jeff Pellarin

In commercial civil disputes, it is common to call upon expert witnesses to quantify damages or to value business enterprises that are alleged to have suffered following some failure on the part of a defendant. Interfacing with expert witnesses — giving them instructions, providing to them evidence — can be tricky.

In this article, I will outline some pointers to make the process effective, but keep it efficient from a cost perspective.

Pleadings

Your first step should be to share the pleadings with your expert, perhaps...