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Extensive collection of checklists addressing the increase in use of expert witnesses in todays courtroom. Discusses the selection of the expert, pretrial use of experts, admissibility of expert testimony, and effective methods of direct and cross-examination. Examines how cases may be lost through incomplete or misunderstood testimony, providing practice-oriented materials to get the most out of witnesses. Addresses the handling of experts in specific fields, such as medicine, products liability, economic loss, accounting, and construction. Examines relevant Supreme Court decisions and revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, incorporating all recent developments in the field.