Expert Rulings, News, & Commentary
BullsEye is a weekly column that focuses on ethical issues surrounding the use of expert witnesses, how to best utilize experts, and the changes in relevant case law. We sift through the latest court rulings, legislation, and commentary that matter most to litigators and experts alike. To submit an original article for consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year, a federal district judge thought he had come up with a unique way of handling expert witnesses: forcing them all to testify and quarrel with one another at the same time. ...
“I can see Russia from my house.” We all remember this line. Did anyone think that made Palin an expert on foreign policy? Likely not. But, how much experience is r...
Visa and MasterCard have the payment card market cornered - but at what cost? According to Home Depot, $750 million in excessive transaction fees last year. This is the basis for its...
Technically only €87M, but who’s counting? After acquiring BASF’s 500+ PHOLED patent portfolio, Universal Display Corporation is expected to be the frontrunner when ...
It’s fun to chase virtual Pokémon characters into high-rises, subways, and homes, but has the information at the heart of the game put millions of players at risk?
“Dr. Expert, here is our theory for the case. Can you tell me if it’s possible?” The one thing you do not want opposing counsel’s expert to say when addressin...
They call it “cloud-seeding.” It sounds a little like science fiction, but it’s happening. As scientific weather modification becomes more common and weather contra...
The world is not flat. Smoking is bad for you. Are these conclusions all so “accepted” that they are truly above and beyond Daubert analysis? If so, where does compulsory...
“Let me get this straight. Your opinion is based on what someone else told you, but you’re not going to tell us what they said?” Can experts really phone a friend i...