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Can I Have an Expert Testify for how my Bicycle Accident Occurred?

Can I Have An Expert Testify For How My Bicycle Accident Occurred? Yes, in certain circumstances, you will be able to use expert testimony to advance the theories of your bicycle accident lawsuit.

How Can I Use An Expert Witness In My Bike Accident Case?

An expert witness is someone who has knowledge of a material factual matter beyond that of an average person because of his or her education, training, or experience. 107 Ill. 2d R. 220(a)(1). There may be a few different types of bicycle experts. Illinois courts have accepted engineers, bicycle designers, and even former bicycle racers to testify as bicycle experts. Schaffner v. Chicago & North Western Transp. Co., 161 Ill. App. 3d 742, 750 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 1987). These experts may testify to the bicycle's safety features, or other design aspects that may or may not have contributed to the accident.

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Regardless Of My Experts, What Do I Have To Do To Win My Bike Accident Case?

Remember, your decision to use expert testimony should fit within your overall trial strategy. This trial strategy should be geared towards incorporating all available resources and necessary skills to accomplish yours goals in every stage of the lawsuit. In drafting, you must clearly articulate how you were injured, how the defendant was at fault, and how you are entitled to relief. In discovery, you must obtain all the information and evidence necessary to prove these points. Finally, at trial, you must display this entire argument to the jury and fend off any rebuttals the defendant slings at you.

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Want To Know More About Bicycle Accident Trials?

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC can walk you through all of the specific phases of Illinois bicycle accident lawsuits as well as each of their demands. If you choose to hire us, we can even represent you on contingency so that you don't have to pay any bill or cost until you get the award or settlement that you deserve. There's no reason to wait. If you've been injured in an Illinois bicycle accident, contact the Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC today.

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