Read the brief example below and you’ll agree!
In this case, this accident happened more than 2 1/2 years ago; right?
Q You’ve probably investigated a few accidents since then?
Q And you’ve probably been involved in training people that are investigating accidents?
Q Is it unusual for you not to remember all the details of this accident 2 1/2 years ago?
Let me ask you: You concluded in this case that the bicyclist was riding his bicycle at the time of the accident; true?
MR. HINEY: Calls ‑‑ lacks foundation.
BY MR. KANE:
Q Go ahead.
Q Normally, would you conclude that based upon talking to the people there and looking at the vehicles; correct?
Q Anything else you can think of that you would rely upon to make a conclusion like that?
A Just independent witnesses or people involved.