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What is Reasonable Expert Disclosure?

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Attorneys, Illness, Injuries, Addiction, Legal, Liability, Medical

How much detail is reasonable in an expert witness report? The Court of Appeals in Rivera v Montefiore Med. Ctr. 2016 NY Slip Op 06854 recently addressed this issue in affirming a lower court decision. In short, the court warned attorneys in the state of New York that it is their responsibility to ask for […]

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Anti-Trust Expert Opinions Challenged in Gumwood Lawsuit

November 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Business and Financial, Experts, Liability

A federal district court judge recently tackled challenges to the testimony of experts for both parties to the Gumwood HP Shopping Partners v. Simon Property Group antitrust lawsuit. The judge’s opinion is highly instructive to all expert witnesses, not just economics professionals testifying as antitrust experts in tying cases. At issue here is whether Simon […]

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Supreme Court Decides: Your Tort Better Be Pretty Toxic…at least in the 11th Circuit

May 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Expert Witness, Expert Witness Resources, Legal, Liability, Safety and Regulation

The long saga of Chapman v. Procter & Gamble Distributing, LLC 766 F. 3d 1296 (Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 2014) came to an end when the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s petition for certiorari on May 18, 2015. The issue was whether Federal Rule of Evidence 702, as interpreted by Daubert v. Merrell Dow […]

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Tips for Getting the Most From Patent Experts

February 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Attorneys, Expert Witness Resources, Experts, Legal, Liability

I spent my entire career in house at tech companies; so, intellectual property disputes were a matter of course. As the threat, board whittled down to just three or four pending actions, the nervousness increased because everyone just assumed that meant the “big one” was around the corner. I can’t recall ever having a period […]

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