Now we're going to talk about a topic that we've alluded to throughout this course,
but the difference between a consulting and the testifying expert.
And it's important to understand this because
there are very different
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
and provide that information. Testifying expert,
on the other hand, is going to provide opinions, conclusions
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.
In this video, we're going to discuss the differences between consulting and testifying. Experts.
Consulting Expert doesn't testify. They're protected from disclosure. Their work is almost always covered by attorney work, product
opinions and conclusions air typically avoided
and communications could be more relaxed. They're a little bit mawr,
communications, phone calls,
testifying experts. Their compensation rates are public.
They must be disclosed to the other side.
Their work is subject to cross examination
their opinions and conclusions air typically required,
and testifying. Experts usually require formal reports or affidavits or declarations.
In this video, we talked about the difference between consulting and testifying experts.