May 16, 2018

Police Procedures Expert’s Testimony Questioned in § 1983 Case

In a § 1983 action, a Defendant City and Defendant police officer in Alabama sought to exclude the expert opinion testimony of one of Plaintiff’s experts—an […]
May 10, 2018

Federal Judge Asked to Dismiss Copyright Infringement Case

Microsoft has asked a judge to dismiss an infringement suit targeting their Cortana digital assistant products, capitalizing on an earlier ruling that invalidated three patents at the center of […]
May 3, 2018

Can an Environmental Engineer be a Non-Reporting Expert on Some Issues and a Reporting Expert on Others?

The Plaintiffs in a recent Mississippi federal case moved to strike the expert designation of Defendant’s witness, a Technical Environmental Engineer. In support of their motion […]
May 3, 2018

Federal Preemption Raised in Admission of Railroad Liability Expert’s Opinion on “Spillover Electricity”

A railroad conductor appealed the order of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas granting his employer, a local transportation authority’s motion for a new trial. […]
April 5, 2018

Accident Reconstruction Expert’s Opinion on Driver’s Habits at Issue in Florida Case

A former employee of the City of Tampa filed an action for unlawful retaliation in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Florida […]
March 28, 2018

Military Expert’s Opinion Scrutinized in Cases Concerning Bolivian Conflict

U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn recently heard arguments on a defendants’ motion to exclude the testimony of a plaintiffs’ military analyst with expertise in investigating […]
March 25, 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Death Lawsuit May Require Expert Testimony

Who can be held liable when an autonomous vehicle strikes and kills a pedestrian? This legal question came to the fore this week when an autonomous […]
March 17, 2018

Can an Expert be Replaced if He’s Unavailable for Trial?

Defendants in a recent federal California case filed an administrative motion to modify the court’s case management to let them supplement their expert disclosures by replacing Dr. […]
March 10, 2018

Low Vision Expert Admitted in ADA Discrimination Case

  A federal district court in Louisiana recently heard a motion to exclude expert testimony of a Certified Low Vision Therapist in an ADA (Americans with […]