What kinds of outside experts can assist a personal injury case?


When injured in an accident, it’s essential to do everything in your power to help prove that you’ve suffered due to the injuries sustained. From keeping medical documentation to taking photos and videos, you must do everything in your power to help prove your case. One thing you may not have considered is enlisting the help of outside experts to provide supplemental testimony to assist in your case. Keep reading to learn what kind of experts can help and why it’s vital to let personal injury attorneys represent you and your case.

What are outside experts, and how can they help?

Outside experts can provide the necessary supplemental information because they are proficient in a specific area. They provide their expert opinion based on the facts and details provided to them to provide an observation based on their experience and skills.

If you are involved in a car crash, an accident reconstruction attorney can help use the details of the case, such as the damage to the vehicles, road conditions, and skid marks on the road to recreate an accident with the help of computer programing.

For those injured and disabled as a result of an injury, it may be difficult to prove the extent of your injuries. As such, a life care planner may be able to detail the scope of your injuries and how they could impact medical expenses, the care you need, and your quality of life.

Manufacturing experts may testify during a personal injury case to prove the defect or malfunction that caused your injury. This is extremely beneficial when there is doubt about whether or not the defect was the direct cause of your injuries. These witnesses may be used in industrial accidents, vehicle defects, and product liability cases.

Why do I still need a lawyer?

Though you may assume that having the assistance of experts is enough to help you win your case, this is far from the truth. Outside experts can help provide detailed evidence that supports your lawsuit, but an attorney is vital to navigating the legal process.

Your attorney will work with the expert to fight for victory in a personal injury settlement while still performing the necessary duties of a lawyer. This includes cross-examination, settlement negotiations, and reviewing evidence. An expert cannot perform these tasks but rather help prove the argument your attorney bases the case on.

When you need an attorney who can provide outside experts to help you through this process, Friedman Schuman is here to help. Our firm will do everything in our power to fight for the compensation you deserve when you suffer due to another person’s negligence. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.

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