What makes someone an ‘expert’? Typically, a combination of education, work experience, certifications and publications can distinguish someone as an expert in their field. However, to be officially recognized as such, the individual in question typically needs to have their status affirmed by a judge or academic institution. Nevertheless, experts can provide a number of services, and the following are three of the most common.
1. Court Appearances
Expert witnesses are often recruited by legal professionals to support individuals, companies and institutions during legal trials. They may appear in court to offer their thoughts on particular facts or pieces of evidence that are in use. They may also be hired to provide their own knowledge as a type of evidence. Either way, expert witness services often play a big role in litigation.
Experts can also be hired for consulting purposes. If a company or individual needs advice or … Read More