We offer the service of being an Expert Witness in Taxidermy related appraisals. Forrest Ketner has worked for the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service as an Expert Witness and is available for your case. Forrest has been in the taxidermy field since 1982 and continues to travel the country cleaning, maintaining and restoring taxidermy mounts for private individuals and museums.
In federal court, the admissibility of expert testimony is governed by Federal Rule of Evidence 702, which provides:
If scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise, if (1) the testimony is based upon sufficient facts or data, (2) the testimony is the product of reliable principles and methods, and (3) the witness has applied the principles and methods reliably to the facts of the case.
Call with the details of your needs and Forrest will be glad to discuss his availability. Call 570-452-1981 or feel free to contact us below.