The defendant’s challenge of two expert witnesses were denied. Judge finds testimony of witnesses are qualified, relevant, and reliable.
Circuit court excluded witness testimony of four experts related to injuries caused to a baby during birth. Court of Appeals reversed the opinion and remanded for further proceedings.
Court reverses lower court opinion (affirmed by the Court of Appeals) allowing the causation expert witness testimony of Dr. Jerrold Abraham. Spaca argued that expert’s cumulative exposure theory dis not fit the legal standard of causation. The Supreme Court agreed.
Plaintiff hired pathology expert witness to opine on pain and suffering in a products liability case. Defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony. The court granted in the motion in part and denied the motion in part.
Plaintiff sued Defendant related to unfair and deceptive business practices related to exercise equipment. The defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony of the plaintiff’s biomedical engineering expert witness. The court granted the motion.
Appellant was convicted on numerous counts of child sexual abuse by the trial court. He appealed this conviction, arguing that the court erred when it allowed expert witness testimony on child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome (CSAAS). The appeals court affirmed the convictions of the lower court.
Plaintiff hired expert to opine on the cause of a fire in a house leased by defendants. Defendants filed a motion to exclude the expert witness testimony of the fire expert. The court ruled in favor of plaintiff. Continue reading
Defendant is accused of contaminating groundwater near a missile motor casings site. Plaintiff challenged the expert witness testimony of defendant’s hydrologist expert. The court denied the motion to exclude.
Plaintiff sued the City of Chicago Heights and others alleging that he was deprived of his constitutional rights after his murder and attempted murder convictions were overturned. The defendants challenged the expert witness testimony of plaintiff’s police practices expert.
Trial court had admitted expert witness testimony of officer who used HGN (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus) to arrest defendant of driving while impaired. The appeals court overturned the opinion and ordered a new trial.