In response to an earlier blog, a colleague (The Expert Institute) forwarded to me a list of their top ten things to look out for when hiring an expert: An expert who spends a disproportionate amount of time as an expert. As I had mentioned, experts in many of the states where I testify must […]
Dr. Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness Can We Talk Honestly in Public? “We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” -Swami Vivekananda Jury deselection, in Texas, Florida, Ohio, New York, Illinois and elsewhere can be a challenge. […]
Daubert standards address not only the expertise of the witness but the basis on which they are offering their opinions. For vocational and psychological experts specifically, the expert must be relevant and reliable (to be able to be tested and to have a specific error rate that can be quantified).
Objective evidence is crucial in a case involving a personal injury claim. Physicians use X-rays, CAT scans, and MRIs to provide objective data. Psychologists use psychological tests.
Dr. Ken Manges, PhD, Forensic Psychologist The most frequent response after introducing myself as a forensic psychologist is – WOW. Followed by the statement….that’s a really interesting career, followed immediately with the question… What is a Forensic Psychologist? Check out the video explanation below. Forensic psychology is the practice of offering expert witness testimony in […]