- A question posed to an expert witness, such as a doctor, which relies on the presence of facts presented as evidence. The response to this question is an opinion to be evaluated in conjunction with the evidence
- The defense lawyer posed a hypothetical question to the medical expert to evaluate the potential causes of the defendant's injury.
- In the deposition, a hypothetical question was asked to the sidewalk construction specialist to ascertain the risk associated with certain materials.
- The prosecutor used a hypothetical question to allow the forensic scientist to explain how different scenarios could affect the crime scene evidence.