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Expert testimony is generally required when a subject is so esoteric that jurors of common judgment and experience cannot form a valid conclusion

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August 19, 2014 at 4:10 pm

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The net opinion rule has been defined as a prohibition against speculative testimony

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August 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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By failing to articulate an accepted standard of care, an expert provides a net opinion

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June 6, 2014 at 8:39 am

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The test of an expert witness’s competency in a malpractice action is whether he or she has sufficient knowledge of professional standards to justify the expression of an opinion

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September 17, 2013 at 5:14 pm

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The missing-witness inference

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April 6, 2013 at 1:32 pm

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A trial judge must avoid infringing on the parties’ right to present their proofs through their chosen witnesses, which is an essential element in the conduct of a trial

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April 6, 2013 at 1:22 pm

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An expert’s opinion based solely upon the personal opinion of the expert is unreliable

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March 16, 2013 at 3:52 pm

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A court is free to accept an expert’s opinion in part or in its entirety or to reject all or part of it

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March 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm

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An expert may be asked hypothetical questions at trial, provided that the questions include facts admitted or supported by the evidence

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March 3, 2013 at 2:55 pm

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Experts cannot express an opinion on the credibility of a witness or party

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February 21, 2013 at 10:17 am

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