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What are the different types of expert witnesses used in Car Accidennt cases in Los Angeles?

Expert witnesses are essential in maximizing the a settlement you may be entitled to in a car accident case. There are a wide variety of expert witnesses. The most common types of expert witnesses used in car accident cases are:

Medical experts
• Medical experts include doctors, medical specialists, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and emergency room medical professionals.
• Depending on the specific nature of your injuries the appropriate medical professional can be utilized to testify to the facts of your case.
Economists
• Economic experts and forensic accountants are used to calculate the loss of income you have suffered as a result of a car accident.
• Economic experts can accurately determine the loss you have incurred as a result missing work, being terminated, being demoted, or having to look for a new job as a result of your car accident injuries.
Engineering experts
• Often, car accidents occur because of a faulty vehicle maintenance, faulty vehicle manufacturing, or even poorly engineered streets. Engineering experts specialize in determining whether the automobiles involved in the accident were properly maintained, and in working order.
Safety experts
• Safety experts can be employed in car accident cases to provide testimony regarding if vehicles were driven safely, what precautions were not taken by the vehicle drives, and how unsafe operation of one’s vehicle caused the car accident.
Vocational Rehabilitationist
• Vocational Rehabilitationists usually include occupational therapists, kinesiologists, care managers, vocational placement specialists, social workers, and rehabilitation therapists.
• Vocational Rehabilitationists are utilized in car accident cases to determine the injuries and future injuries to an individual. They can provide detailed information as to how soon you can return to work after suffering from an injury.
Accident Reconstructionist
• Accident Reconstructionists focus on many facets of the car accident to determine exactly how the accident occurred. For example, Accident Reconstructionists determine how fast the cars were driving before impact; the location of the vehicles before impact; the magnitude of the impact; whether or not seatbelts were in use; and the position of the driver within the vehicle at the time of the collision

The Los Angeles car accident lawyers at California Attorney group have vast experience utilizing expert witnesses to advance our client’s interests in car accident cases. Our experienced LA car accident attorneys have developed a strong network and relationship with many different types of experts to aid in getting you the best settlement you are entitled to. We deal with L.A. car accidents on a daily basis and we know how and when an expert can be used to maximize your entitled to compensation. If you have any questions regarding your car accident case, or any questions involving expert witlessness, do not hesitate to call one of our friendly Los Angeles car accident attorneys at 1-800-337-8547.