A hybrid witness is a factual witness who also happens to have the necessary knowledge, skill or expertise to give testimony and whose opinion is formed as a result of the witness' involvement in the subject events. 19659002] Join me this afternoon for a quick 15-minute presentation on hybrid witnesses. I will give you my thoughts and a brief overview of the benefits of these types of witnesses on today's Friday forum 2.
For readers of this blog, my latest blog post will give you an overview of what will be discussed during this 15 – minute presentation. See the blog post here:
Are public adjusters, restoration contractors and other experts on site hybrid expert witnesses? What rules apply to them? Catalog
Although you may be disappointed not to see the only Chip Merlin this Friday, I promise that if you set it at 2pm, you can only learn something new.
_______________________________________________________  1 Jon. M. Talotta and Michael M. Smith. Take Care of the Basics of "Hybrid" Witnesses in Virginia Federal and State Practice. Legal focus / civil law. https://www.hoganlovells.com/~/media/hogan-lovells/pdf/publication/getting-a-handle_pdf.pdf