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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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The court must not abdicate its decision-making role to an expert

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December 9, 2012 at 3:43 pm

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In order for an expert witness to be qualified, he or she must be suitably qualified and possessed of sufficient specialized knowledge to be able to express an expert opinion and to explain the basis of that opinion

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October 24, 2012 at 12:44 pm

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Trial adjournement due to the unavailability of an expert

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October 15, 2012 at 11:44 am

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