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The net opinion rule precludes an expert from rendering an opinion based on speculation

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November 6, 2014 at 7:38 am

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An expert offers an inadmissible net opinion if he or she cannot offer objective support for his or her opinions, but testifies only to a view about a standard that is personal

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September 16, 2014 at 6:29 am

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In some cases, the jury is not competent to supply the standard by which to measure the defendant’s conduct

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September 16, 2014 at 6:28 am

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The customs of an industry are not conclusive on the issue of the proper standard of care

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September 16, 2014 at 6:26 am

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The admissibility of expert testimony

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September 11, 2014 at 6:41 am

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When a party fails to produce a witness who is within its power to produce and who should have been produced, the adverse inference rule permits the factfinder to infer that the witness’s evidence is unfavorable to the party’s case

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September 11, 2014 at 6:38 am

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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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If an expert cannot offer objective support for his or her opinions, but testifies only to a view about a standard that is personal, it fails because it is a mere net opinion

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April 1, 2014 at 12:02 pm

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