What is an expert witness? – An expert witness, in Australia, is a person whose opinion by virtue of education, training, certification, skills or experience, is accepted by the judge as an expert. The judge may consider the witness’s specialized (scientific, technical or other) opinion about evidence or about facts before the court within the expert’s area of expertise, referred to as an “expert opinion”.
An expert witness may also deliver “expert evidence” within the area of their expertise. Their testimony may be rebutted by testimony from other experts or by other evidence or facts…Source: Wikpedia
When projects fall off the tracks, we can provide an interface between you and your partner to help get the project back on track. We can help you prioritize, negotiate and restructure your project to achieve the results that you desire.
Sometimes projects fail, and clients enter litigation to recover expenses from the implementer or supplier of the software, when this happens, Expert Witnesses are sometimes called to allow judges to “make sense” of both parties positions, and to clarify facts as they pertain to software standards and current practices.
Expert witnesses draw their conclusions from their experience and from all information pertaining to the project, a clear well balanced testimony can be the difference between a win and a loss.
Although expert witnesses are engaged by one party or the other, it should be remembered that the expert testimony is for the Judge, and is (should be) impartial. Business Made Simple located in Brisbane, Qld have provided expert witness testimony in client litigation, and been commended for the factual impartial nature of the testimony.
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