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Gastroenterology Expert Witness Testimony Exclusion Affirmed

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:49:19 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (Fipps v. Greenwood Leflore Hospital – Court of Appeals of the State of Mississippi – February 6th, 2018) involves an appeal from a medical malpractice case.  […]

Allocation of Utility Costs by HVAC Expert Witness

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:35:02 +0000

Plumbing and HVAC Expert Witness Russell Keeler of Chason Energy commented on utility cost allocations A common problem in mixed use developments (residential, retail, etc.) is the allocation of utility costs.  As developers try to minimize first costs of construction, the simple answer is to make the complex all-electric, so that each condo owner has […]

Real Estate Valuation Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:41:41 +0000

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. Facts: This case (Helms v. Old Republic Nat’l Title Ins. Co – […]

Cardiology Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:14:51 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (Kelly Holt et al. v. St Luke’s Health System, et. al […]

Logistics/Freight Forwarding Expert Witness Allowed

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:29:55 +0000

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. Facts: This case (Richard Gray v. Kimberly-Clark Global Sales, et. al – United States District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania […]

Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:00:27 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (Devon Davenport v. Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America – United States District Court – […]

Appeals Court: Family Practice/Family Medicine Expert Witness Not Allowed

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:46:00 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (Robert Siegel v. Cross […]

Child Welfare Consultant on Retaining Expert Witnesses

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:37:47 +0000

Child Welfare Expert Witness A. Monique Burns, PhD, ACSW, LCSW opines on when Expert Witnesses should be retained: “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 […]

Materials Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Allowed, says Appeals Court

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:02:15 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (Mazen Hanna, et al. v. […]

Preventive Medicine Expert Witness Excluded; Vocational Evaluation & Rehabilitation and Economics Expert Witness Allowed

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:31:24 +0000

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. Facts:  This case (J.B. v. Missouri Baptist Hospital of Sullivan et […]