Articles Posted in Expert Witness Testimony

Plaintiff’s decedent filed this civil case against the defendant after plaintiff was found dead in his cell.  The plaintiff hired a forensic psychiatrist expert witness to provide testimony.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony and report.  The court denied the motion.

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Plaintiffs sued defendant, stating that they should bear the costs of two accidents that occurred when a barge struck to bridges on the Mississippi River.  The defendants hired an admiralty & maritime expert witness to assist in their case.  The plaintiffs filed a motion to exclude, which the court granted and denied in part.

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The plaintiff sued defendant for alleged work-related negligence.  The trial court ruled in favor of the defendant, granting summary judgment after excluding the orthopedic surgery expert witness hired by the plaintiff.  The plaintiff appealed, and the appeals court affirmed the opinion of the trial court.

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Plaintiff sued defendants after being injured while preparing hazardous waste for incineration.  The plaintiff hired a metallurgy expert witness and the defendants hired two  environmental engineering expert witnesses.  The court denied one of the motions and partially denied and partially granted the other two motions.

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