An Engineer in the Courtroom

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Engineers may become involved in litigation for various reasons. Some common examples include product liability and accident investigation cases. The information and suggestions included in An Engineer in the Courtroom will enable engineers to do a proper and professional job when dealing with matters of litigation, in and out of the courtroom.

Chapters cover:

    Introduction
  • The Nature of Accidents
  • Why Go to Court?
  • Avoiding Litigation
  • The Litigation Process
  • Engineers and Engineering Information
  • How the Engineer Can Help the Attorney
  • The Discovery Process
  • The Deposition
  • The Trial
  • Questions
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Definitions and Techniques Employed by Attorneys
  • War Stories
  • Tips for the Engineer Involved in Litigation

An interesting, informative, "must-read" book for engineers involved in product design, consulting, or accident investigation, and an ideal reference for lawyers to have on hand to give to engineers serving as expert witnesses.

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  • 1995-07-01
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  • Published by SAE International with a Product Code of R-155, ISBN of 978-1-56091-672-7, and 364 pages in a softbound binding.
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