Consulting vs. Testifying

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Time
1 hour 49 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
CEU/CPE
2
Video Transcription
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module 9.2.
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Now we're going to talk about a topic that we've alluded to throughout this course,
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but the difference between a consulting and the testifying expert.
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And it's important to understand this because
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there are very different
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concepts and very different mentalities that you have tow have as a consulting versus testifying expert. Ah, consulting experts not gonna usually give ah whole lot of conclusions and opinions. They're going to really just provide the facts of the data
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and provide that information. Testifying expert,
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on the other hand, is going to provide opinions, conclusions
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and the light.
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Additionally, you don't need to disclose to the other side consulting expert, whereas you do have to disclose a testifying expert to the other side.
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In this video, we're going to discuss the differences between consulting and testifying. Experts.
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Consulting Expert doesn't testify. They're protected from disclosure. Their work is almost always covered by attorney work, product
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opinions and conclusions air typically avoided
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and communications could be more relaxed. They're a little bit mawr,
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um emails,
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communications, phone calls,
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the light
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testifying experts. Their compensation rates are public.
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They must be disclosed to the other side.
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Their work is subject to cross examination
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their opinions and conclusions air typically required,
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if not expected
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and testifying. Experts usually require formal reports or affidavits or declarations.
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In this video, we talked about the difference between consulting and testifying experts.
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