Statistics

Statistics is a mathematical science pertaining to the collection, analysis, interpretation or explanation, and presentation of data.

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California High Courts Clash Over Statistical Sampling

It’s rare to see the highest state and federal courts in a state clash directly over standards governing a form of expert testimony. In the case of Jimenez v. Allstate Insurance Company, California courts must, once again, rule on whether or not the use of statistical sampling to prove liability or damages is admissible in class action cases. Continue reading to learn more about the 9th Circuit's ruling of this case and of the California Supreme Court's ruling of a preceding similar case. It’s rare to see the highest state and federal courts in a state clash directly over standards governing a form of expert testimony. In the case of Jimenez v. Allstate Insurance Company, California courts must, once again, rule on whether or not the use of statistical sampling to prove liability or damages is admissible in class action cases. Continue reading to learn more about the 9th Circuit's ruling of this case and of the California Supreme Court's ruling of a preceding similar case.

 

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