Expert Witness

What is Expert Witness?

Expert Witness meaning in Safety terms is

  • Someone with sufficient skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field so as to be capable of drawing inferences or reaching conclusions or opinions that an average person would not be competent to reach. The expert’s opinion testimony should aim the judge or jury in their understanding of the fact at issue. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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