Whether you’re an experienced LNC, a new practitioner, or someone who’s considering this field, Joe Flores will give you invaluable advice about working as an expert witness. An attorney and nurse practitioner, he has a unique perspective on working with expert witnesses.
He begins by assuring the hesitant that one can practice as an expert witness in a consultant role without having to go to trial. He also reminds you that over 90% of cases don’t go to trial.
He also explains how to act when you discover in the midst of a trial that your attorney has failed to provide you with a deposition or summary of one or any other crucial documentation.
By the time you’ve finished this podcast, you may decide that testifying as an expert witness isn’t quite as difficult as you’d imagined. If so, congratulations. You’ve just opened up to the possibility of a fascinating and profitable aspect of being an LNC.
Join me in this episode of Legal Nurse Podcast to learn about Working with Expert Witnesses
- Can you work as an expert witness without having to testify during a trial?
- What qualities do attorneys look for in an expert witness?
- How do attorneys locate expert witnesses?
- How do you handle an opposing attorney’s challenge to your credibility?
- What do you do when you realize the lawyer for whom you’re working hasn’t given you needed information?
Related Product: How to be a Successful Expert Witness
This book draws on my experiences both as an expert witness and one who has trained hundreds of experts- nurses, physicians, and a variety of healthcare professionals. There is a lot at stake in medical malpractice cases. You want to do your best. By buying this book, you have made a great investment in increasing your knowledge.
Use this book to read through, refer to, and consult to gain a greater understanding of the role of the expert witness. I urge you to approach being an expert on a case as a tremendous opportunity and a huge responsibility. Engage in your work with professionalism and commitment. The attorney and his client are counting on you.
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Joe Flores is both a practicing trial lawyer and FNP. Joe’s passion is to help educate nurses on any areas where where the law and medicine overlap.
Connect with Joe Call me if you have any questions, 361-887-8670, or you can email me, firstname.lastname@example.org.