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A forensic expert witness is by definition a professional scientist who applies a scientific methodology to solve litigation contributing to the law by obtaining and examining evidence to be used objectively in a legal case.
A forensic expert witness exploits scientific and analytical techniques to assess evidence from events such as crimes or accidents and elaborate a legal statement or testimony that includes the resulting outcomes for court cases.
A forensic witness expertise is requested by a court when evidence and proof can only be gathered through scientific and transparent facts that cannot be falsified or misused and therefore forensics are the most reliable and impartial technics.
A forensic expert witness job covers a large field of areas that depend on the legal case an investigation has been required by a court, for instance in case of crime and expert will be examining the objects or substances that have contribute to the crime, in case of burglary or arson chemistry will be used, DNA testing is used for murder or assaults.
Forensic expert witnesses act as toxicologist as well for poison detection or alcohol for drink driving offences, adding to Forensic Collision Investigators (FCIs) who provide with a due diligence for collisions or any incidents where a car is involved.
The last but not least role of forensic expert witness is the one related to pathology where a forensic pathologist who gives medico-legal opinions for the police, the lawyers and the courts, examines a body of people who died unexpectedly or where violence where involved to determines the cause of death (suicide, accidental, homicide or natural).