Four Reasons Why The Location Of A Medical Expert Witness Is Becoming Less Important

New Canaan, CT (PRWEB) November 27, 2012

The physical location of a medical expert witness, while in no way related to the competency of the witness, has always been a concern of attorneys litigating medical, health, toxic tort or injury cases. Conventional wisdom says the closer the expert is to the venue of a trial, the higher credibility they will have with a jury. Proximity, like it or not, tends to breed confidence and eliminates the question on why an attorney had to go to the other side of the country to prove his/her case.

However, as the world has grown smaller so has the potential stigma of an out of state or out of region medical expert witness. There are four specific reasons for this, which will only grow in importance in the future.