Expert Rulings, News, & Commentary
BullsEye is a legal blog on expert topics published by IMS ExpertServices. We sift through mountains of legal news and commentary to extract the rulings and developments that matter most to litigators and experts. Issues typically covered include ethical issues in the use of expert witnesses, effective coordination with experts and changes in relevant case law. To submit an original article for consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In a complex patent infringement case involving a system for monitoring supply-chain components, one party's failure to call an expert witness required reversal of a summary judg...
The recent decision in Marini v. Adamo, 2014 WL 465036 (E.D.N.Y., February 6, 2014) tells a sad tale of greed and betrayal. How the allure of quick profits can,
When asked why he chose to join the legal profession in the first place, the old attorney stated simply, “It was either become a lawyer or a doctor … and I hated science...
We’ve all heard the fairy tale of the “Three Billy Goats Gruff,” who outsmart the bridge troll who threatens to gobble them up and live happily ever after. If life ...
In an unusual case in which the United States has indicted a Chinese steel manufacturer for conspiracy to steal DuPont’s trade secrets, the decisions surrounding an expert w...
Criminal attorneys are familiar with the Brady rule that requires the government to disclose to a criminal defendant evidence favorable to his defense. See Brady v. Maryland, 373 ...
Trial judges are expected to act as “gatekeepers” to keep junk science out of their courtrooms. While judges generally have broad leeway in how they assess the relevance ...
In 1993, a large group of Ecuadorian villagers sued the oil giant, Texaco, in the Southern District of New York for allegedly polluting rain forests and rivers in Ecuador during oil ...
There’s no use crying over spilled milk, they say, but it is bottled milk that may be causing tears for the nation’s second-largest milk bottler after a federal appeals c...