July 4, 2018

Expert Witness Testimony Allowed in Texas Insurance Case

Expert witness designations were at the heart of a recent decision in the Eastern District of Texas where a plaintiff filed suit against Defendant Insurance Company […]
June 21, 2018

Expert’s Admissibility Questioned in Personal Injury Action

A cruise line recently brought a motion to strike and preclude the testimony of a plaintiff’s expert witness in a personal injury action in which she […]
June 21, 2018

Hair Follicle Drug Analysis Expert Questioned in Dentistry Board Decision

This case stems from a petition for review of a decision by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Appellant’s license to practice dentistry was revoked […]
May 30, 2018

Court Considers Reasonableness of Expert Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

U.S. District Judge David C. Norton recently heard a Plaintiff Insurance Company’s motion to compel Defendant to pay expert witness fees. This action arose out of […]
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 […]