Defendants permitted to introduce evidence that alleged misrepresentation did not impact market price.
Hiring an expert consultant—what not to do.
Being cautious will not only provide peace of mind, it can also prevent future headaches.
By John H. Bogart
Although experts are not limited by the Rules of Professional Conduct, they may be disqualified under certain circumstances.
By Matthew F. Prewitt
Data breaches can be costly, but most are preventable with modest cybersecurity efforts.
By Ryan Morris and Thomas Lipton
A recent Court of Appeal for Ontario decision provides guidance under Canada’s Rules of Civil Procedure.
The second installment of a four-part series on the standard offers a case study exploring how much independent research an expert should do when performing a damages calculation. (12:10 min)
Listen as Josias and Fahlman offer the first of four discussions on this standard. Whether you are a litigator or an expert witness this series promises to be helpful for your career. (12:08 min)
When hiring an expert, counsel must not rely solely on the expert's knowledge. Edward M. McDonough explains that attorneys should still familiarize themselves with their expert's area of interest before engaging them. (14:04 min)
Our friends at the Trial Evidence Committee are updating a survey of the standards for the admissibility of expert opinion testimony in the 50 States and the District of Columbia, with emphasis on the applicability of Daubert in each jurisdiction.
Please save the dates for the 2015 Section Annual conference to be held in New Orleans, April 15–17, 2015. We are delighted to announce that the Expert Witness Committee will be sponsoring three programs at the SAC. We will also continue our tradition of organizing a networking dinner. More details will come as we close in on the SAC.
We are always in need of informative, topical material for both our newsletter and our committee website.