Poking holes in your damages case – Critiquing expert can help avoid disaste
Abstract: No matter how thoroughly a company prepares, it can be difficult for it to recognize weaknesses or errors in its expert’s report. Even if it has a firm grasp of the concepts on which the expert will testify, both the company and the expert may be too close to the case to evaluate it objectively. This article explains that, when large sums are at stake, an independent “critiquing” expert can ensure the expert’s report will withstand adversarial scrutiny. It looks at what’s involved and how to choose a critiquing expert.