Plaintiff filed suit against the defendant on a claim of trade dress infringement related to a French press coffeemaker.  Plaintiff hired an industrial design expert witness and marketing expert witness to provide testimony on its behalf.  The defendant filed motions to exclude, which were denied by the court.

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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.

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Plumbing and HVAC Expert Witness Russell Keeler of Chason Energy commented on an assignment involving PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) tubing:

“PEX was installed in a residence, and when the water was turned on, it was found that the domestic water was unusable, as the water was blue, caustic and toxic.  My investigation disclosed that the cause of the problem was a combination of brass fittings (an alloy of copper and zinc) and water with a high pH.  The high pH caused the zinc to go into solution as zinc hydroxide.  While the pH does not directly attack the copper, some copper goes into solution and creates copper hydroxide.  Copper hydroxide is blue, caustic and toxic.  The solution to the problem was to treat the incoming water, as it was too expensive to replace the fittings.”

Plaintiff filed suit against defendant for non-payment of overtime wages.  Defendant hired two forensic accounting expert witnesses to provide testimony.  The plaintiff filed motions to exclude, one of which was granted in its entirety and one of which was granted in part.

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Plaintiff sued defendants after a physical altercation on plaintiff’s property.  The plaintiffs hired a crime scene analysis expert witness and police procedures expert witness to assist in their case.  The defendants filed two motions to exclude, which the court granted in part and denied in part.

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Plaintiff sued defendant for negligence in response to a car accident involving two tractor-trailers.  The plaintiff hired an  orthopedic surgery expert witness, a professional engineering expert witness, and a trucking expert witness to provide testimony.  The defendant filed motions to exclude.  The court granted the three motions in part and denied them in part.

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Plaintiffs’, former students, sued defendant insurance company for coverage for a dispute with their former school.  The plaintiffs hired a family practice/family medicine expert witness and and a social work/social services expert witness to assist in their case.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude.  The court granted the motions in part and denied them in part.

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Plaintiff sued defendants for injuries caused by a head-on automobile collision.  The defendants hired a neuroradiology expert witness and a neuropsychology expert witness to assist in their case.  The plaintiff filed motions to exclude these experts, which were denied by the court.

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