Expert Witness XI – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Lawson v. Winemiller, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1995. This is a case about a negligence action against a surveyor and his surveying firm, Thomas Winemiller & Associates, Inc. The focus of this case is the expert witness testimony of the four experts in a negligence action. What did the experts for the plaintiff need to establish through their testimony to prove the negligence of the surveyor and his firm? What did the experts for the defendant need to establish to prove innocence. This is a fascinating case that shows the effect surveying activity can have on the lives of the affected landowners. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 7 pages. This 9-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the case-in-chief with a focus on the expert witness testimony.
OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.