The Role of the Medical Expert

Legal Area:        Personal Injury Civil Trial Appellate Litigation Insurance Labor Employment
Session END DATE:        12/31/2024
Total CLE Hours:        0.75
Ethics Hrs Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $10.00
Information:        LAST CHANCE $5

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This unique CLE program will address why you need a medical expert, what makes a good medical expert, and why a wide variety of medical experts is necessary. This seminar will also cover the ethical obligations of a medical expert to tell the truth and to remain unbiased ... without going out on a limb. This course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on August 19, 2019.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • What is an Expert Witness?

  • Federal Rule of Evidence 702 - Testimony by Expert Witnesses

  • Expectations and Responsibilities of a Medical Expert Witness

  • Retaining Counsel’s Expectations for the Medical Expert

  • The Professional Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • What are the Qualities of a Good (or Bad) Expert?

  • Benefits in Working With Expert Sourcing Company

  • Speaker: Dr. Anthony S. Melillo, Houston Physicians' Hospital.  More information may be found on the hospital's website.


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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