expert witness

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An individual who possesses specialized knowledge through skill, education, training, or experience beyond that of the ordinary person and can, during a legal case, provide the court with an assessment, opinion, or judgement within the area of his or her area of expertise. They are ‘servants’ of the court. An expert witness report addresses condition and prognosis, breach of duty, and causation.

Subjects: Law — Dentistry.

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