District of Columbia Biomechanics Expert Witnesses
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What is a biomechanics expert witness?
A biomechanics expert witness is a professional who applies mechanical and engineering principles to study human movement and injury mechanisms. They offer opinions on injury causation, accident reconstruction, and human tolerance to injury.
What is the role of a biomechanics expert witness?
A biomechanics expert witness is someone who can provide testimony about t how the human body reacts to forces, how mechanical devices work, and how the environment plays a role in how an accident happens.
How much can a person make as a biomechanics expert witness?
Biomechanics expert witnesses may make anywhere from $175 to $400 or more per hour, depending the negotiated rate between the retaining attorney and the expert.
What are the qualifications of a biomechanics expert witness?
A biomechanics expert witness should have a thorough understanding of biomechanics, including human movement and injury mechanics, and strong communication and report writing skills, to clearly present their expert opinions in court.
For a lawsuit, what type of evidence is gathered and reviewed by a biomechanics expert witness?
A biomechanics expert witness may gather and review evidence such as medical records, accident reports, witness statements, and physical evidence to determine the cause and extent of injuries in a lawsuit.
In what type of cases would there be testimony from a biomechanics expert witness?
Biomechanics expert witnesses may provide testimony in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, and criminal cases where the analysis of physical evidence is required.