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What is a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
A Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) expert witness is a medical professional who provides expert testimony on the condition, which is characterized by violent shaking causing brain damage, skull damage, or death in infants.
What is the role of a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
A shaken baby syndrome expert witness is qualified to testify on issues on the diagnosis, causes, and prevention of shaken baby syndrome in legal disputes.
How much can a person make as a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
Shaken baby syndrome expert witnesses may earn between $175 and $400 per hour, or more in some circumstances. The exact fee is agreed upon between the expert and the retaining lawyer.
What are the qualifications of a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
A shaken baby syndrome expert witness can provide testimony on the medical aspects and causes of abusive head trauma in infants.
What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
A shaken baby syndrome expert witness may gather medical records, witness statements, and physical evidence such as brain scans and injuries to support their testimony in a lawsuit.
What type of cases might require opinions from a shaken baby syndrome expert witness?
Cases involving suspected child abuse, head trauma, or unexplained injuries in infants and young children may require opinions from a shaken baby syndrome expert witness to determine the cause of the injuries.