Chapter 4. How the Courts Evaluate Expert Evidence

  1. Michael P. Reynolds MSc(Lond), LLM(Lond), FCIArb, Solicitor and Chartered Arbitrator

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690482.ch4

The Expert Witness in Construction Disputes

The Expert Witness in Construction Disputes

How to Cite

Reynolds, M. P. (2001) How the Courts Evaluate Expert Evidence, in The Expert Witness in Construction Disputes, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690482.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055128

Online ISBN: 9780470690482

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Keywords:

  • expert evidence;
  • recognised expertise;
  • litigation support industry;
  • woolf inquiry;
  • single joint experts

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The overriding objective

  • Illustrative cases

  • The importance of demeanour in court

  • Whether the court has to accept the expert's opinion

  • Summary