February 16, 2012

Using a Technical Expert for M&A Due Diligence

Traditionally, the basic skills required for merger & acquisition projects have been finance, accounting and marketing, but these backgrounds may not be adequate for a project which includes technical aspects.  Here are some of the questions you should ask when selecting an expert:

February 15, 2012

Cell Tower Thwarted by Homeowners Hiring Expert

An ocean community was informed by a large cell phone service provider that a new cell tower would be located in their community. The placement of the tower was to enhance the current signal strength. However, many in the community, including its board, thought the position of the tower would detract from the oceans-side setting and have a negative effect on home values.

February 14, 2012

Purpose

The purpose of the CECON Connection is to provide insights to the legal community on selecting and managing expert witnesses and share interesting case histories involving the use of expert witnesses. We also post articles of general scientific interest.