What is it?
An expert witness is defined as an individual with knowledge beyond that of the ordinary lay person enabling him/her to give testimony (in legal proceedings) regarding an issue that requires special skill or knowledge to understand. Experts are qualified according to many factors. These factors may include the years they have practiced in their respective field, work experience related to a case, certifications, licensing, training, education, awards, published works, and peer recognition.
Benchmark has highly qualified professionals. Because of this, attorneys often request that we act in the capacity of experts. As leaders in the civil engineering field, we have developed a reputation for competency, professionalism, and integrity. With these characteristics, along with the other factors that define experts, the professionals at Benchmark, have been qualified, by various courts as experts in their respective fields.
Areas of Expertise
Benchmark’s professionals have testified and worked on litigation matters related to many topics. Some of the areas of expertise include:
Traffic Control Devices
Traffic Signals and Signal Timing
Pedestrian Cross Walks
- Zoning Matters