If you are filing a
medical malpractice claim against your doctor for an injury or illness that could have been
prevented, you may have to go to court. Your Cleveland medical malpractice
attorney will recommend hiring an expert witness to help in proving medical
malpractice occurred.
Ohio lawyers have long used expert witnesses to strengthen their cases and can help
you hire one if the need arises.

How to Hire an Expert Witness

When hiring an expert witness, it’s important to:

  • Decide on the type of expert you need. There are expert witness referral services that can connect you with the
    correct type of witness you need.
  • Provide the expert with the expected trial or deposition dates and then explain in detail the issues you will need addressed.
  • Give your expert witness time to review your case and all related documents and records so that he or she can form a logical
    and well-researched opinion on your case.

When you and your attorney choose the right expert witness for your malpractice
claim, your chances of a successful case and receiving compensation increase.
A Cleveland medical malpractice attorney will help you gather information
that is important in proving a medical malpractice claim, including an
expert witness who is trusted among Ohio lawyers.