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a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about

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Jurisdictional Issues - which claims require expert testimony
As a direct result of this win, the District Court issued summary judgment, finding that without the requisite expert testimony, plaintiffs could not sustain their burden of proof.
Trellvion Gaines--ACA's brief has actually been cited for this important proposition, stressing the "gatekeeper" function obligation of the trial court over expert testimony, both as to its factual assumptions and analysis, and to the reliability of its methodology and conclusions per se.
The underlying issue tying the history and present controversy over the admissibility of evidence in toxic tort litigation is a dispute over the underlying rationale for having special rules for the admissibility of expert testimony.
Indeed, it is precisely the abject failure of the legal system to control lying experts in the quest to redistribute wealth that has led to the call by many for better review and control over expert testimony.
Here, the court of appeals noted that Citizens' appraiser provided expert testimony in which he explained his methodologies, described the facts used in the appraisal, and gave his expert opinion on the true fair market value.
Supreme Court said that Frye was inconsistent with the Federal Rules of Evidence and that, henceforth, admissibility of expert testimony in U.
It is the introduction of hot tubbing - simultaneous expert testimony and questioning, including questions posed by the opposing expert - which is the biggest potential 'game changer'.
They were; (I) Whether a nurse can testify as an expert regarding medical causation: and (2) whether defense expert testimony offering alternative causation theories must meet the "reasonable degree of medical probability" standard.
Brattle's team of antitrust economists provides consulting, expert testimony, and litigation support in all areas of antitrust and competition economics, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures; price fixing and collusion; and monopolization, abuse of dominance, exclusionary practices, and other competitive effects.
Expert testimony on domestic violence; a discourse analysis.
As the provision of medical expert testimony requires not only a medical degree, but advanced levels of knowledge and skill, it is logical that it should be considered and integral part of the practice of medicine.
With recent advances in forensic medicine, neuropsychologists are being called upon to provide expert testimony in courtrooms more than ever before.
New York) has acquired the Lumin Expert Group (Houston, TX), a financial consulting firm that specializes in intellectual property dispute support and expert testimony.
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