The author provides the technical specialist with all of the information, both technical and legal, necessary to build a highly paid, recession-proof practice in the exciting field of forensic engineering. The book describes the nature and techniques of friendly and hostile attorneys; takes the reader
through the investigation and litigation processes step by step; and describes problems and pitfalls in communicating with lawyers, judges, and juries, telling how to communicate effectively. Finally, the book shows in detail how to start and develop a successful practice as an expert witness.
"… an excellent primer for those entering the field of expert witnessing. The author covers case investigation and research, tests and evaluations, the deposition exhibits and demonstrations, the trial and business development."-- The Expert Witness Journal, November 1993 "The book is organized in easily read and understood fashion and even includes a number of sample reports and legal forms and documents...the book
would be helpful for anyone who in one way or another acts as an expert witness." -- Mazen J. Habash, Origin and Cause Inc., Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal, December 1994