Blog Archives

Defining the “Fuzzy Edges” of Rule 26(b)(4)

As most attorneys involved in civil litigation are aware, Rule 26(b)(4) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was amended in 2010 to “address concerns about expert discovery.” ADVISORY COMMITTEE NOTES TO 2010 AMENDMENTS. Specifically, the Advisory Committee was concerned

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Civil Procedure

Recent Idaho Decision Excludes Expert’s Rebuttal Opinion Based on New Testing

A recent federal court ruling offers a reminder that subrogating carriers need to be careful when disclosing expert opinions. The case, Columbia Grain v. Hinrichs Trading et al. (D. Idaho 2015), involved a fire in a garbanzo bean elevator. The

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Experts

The Expert Dance – Should Your Expert Lead or Follow?

The timing and sequence for disclosing expert opinions may have a significant impact on recovery. Most subrogation professionals are aware that expert testimony is critical in proving a strict products liability case. But, in addition to the substance of expert

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized
Subscribe To Our Posts

Email:

Recent Comments
    Cozen O’Connor Blogs