Failure to Prepare Report Ruled ‘Harmless’
May 8, 2007
In what appears to be a case of first impression, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that two experts were not barred from testifying by their failure to prepare or sign their own reports, as required by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Law Firm Ordered To Pay Expert $11M
April 17, 2007
A prominent lawyer’s suit against an expert witness backfired, when the expert won an $11 million verdict against his firm for malicious prosecution. Last month, the Montana Supreme Court affirmed the verdict, finding that the law firm had acted reprehensibly when it sued the expert without adequate grounds.