Louisiana Expert Witness Reform

PointofLaw.com on expert witness reform:

It’s not as if the Bayou State regularly produces good news on lawsuit reform, but a new measure applauded by Fred Shumate, executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch, sounds like an exception: S.B. 308 “would establish a uniform system for eliminating ‘junk science’ and nonexpert witnesses from the courtroom. … This legislation is similar to laws passed recently in Georgia, Mississippi and Michigan, and is already being called a model for possible legislation in West Virginia.”