The biomedical scientist as expert witness

Ellner, Paul D. (Paul Daniel), 1925-

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  • Creator Paul D. Ellner
  • Format Books
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781555813451, 1555813453, 9781555813567, 1555813569
  • OCLC ocm61351629

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The forensic microbiologist as an expert -- How the process starts -- The arena -- Civil proceedings 101-- Basics of tort law -- Duties of the expert witness -- Obtaining experimental evidence -- The analytical process -- Reports and affidavits -- Depositions -- The trial -- Cases involving laboratory errors -- Medical malpractice -- The nonphysician in medical malpractice litigation -- Food poisoning cases -- Product liability cases -- Corporate disputes -- Other tort cases -- Working as a litigation consultant -- Cases not taken -- Business aspects -- How trial lawyers can improve the use of the expert -- Evolution of expert witnesses
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