Appellant appealed an opinion by the trial court to exclude the expert witness testimony of gastroenterology expert witness. The appeals court affirmed the lower court opinion.
Plaintiffs sued defendant after their claim on a title insurance policy was denied by the defendant. The plaintiff hired a Real Estate Valuation Expert Witness to provide testimony on their behalf. The defendant filed a motion to exclude this testimony, which the court denied.
Plaintiff’s family sued defendants after their family member died. The defendants blame the defendants for the death. The plaintiffs hired a Cardiology Expert Witness to provide testimony. The defendants filed a motion to exclude this testimony, which was denied by the court.
Plaintiff filed sued against defendants after cargo fell on him. Plaintiff hired a Logistics/Freight Forwarding Expert Witness to assist in his case. Defendants sought to exclude this testimony, which was denied by the court.
Plaintiff sued defendant tire manufacturer after being involved in an accident. Plaintiff hired an accident reconstruction expert witness to provide testimony. Defendant filed a motion to exclude, which was granted in part and denied in part by the court.
Appellant sued appellees for causing the death of his 88 year old mother. To assist in his case, appellant hired a family practice/family medicine expert witness. The court excluded this testimony, and the appellant appealed to the current court. This court affirmed the opinion of the lower court.
“Over the years I have been retained on numerous legal matters on issues related to child welfare. I have learned in several of these cases, that mention was made early on to request the assistance of a legal expert. However, the decision was delayed thinking the case would be settled or the services of a legal expert simply were not needed, only to discover down the road that in-fact, a legal expert was needed. This creates a difficult situation for all parties involved and is not in anyone’s best interest.
It is crucial to bring experts on board as early in the process as possible – well in advance of needing an expert report, depositions or testimony. When the need for an expert is recognized, don’t wait, go ahead and begin the search immediately and determine who may best meet the needs of the case.
Plaintiff sued defendant after a fire in his home alleging it was caused by material manufactured by defendant. Plaintiff hired a materials engineering expert witness to prove his case. Defendant filed a motion to exclude, which was denied by the court. The appeals court affirmed the opinion.
Plaintiff sued defendants in this medical malpractice case, stating that the defendants did not properly treat the defendant while in the emergency room. The plaintiff hired three expert witnesses and the defendant filed motions to exclude. The court granted one motion and denied two.
Plaintiff sued defendant after they terminated a management services contract between the two parties. The plaintiff hired a business valuation expert witness to provide testimony in this case. The defendant filed a motion to exclude this testimony. the court denied the motion.