Category: Expert Testimony

An expert opinion should not be based merely on unfounded speculation and unquantified possibilities

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An expert must give the why and wherefore supporting his or her opinions

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A trial court may not rely on expert testimony that lacks an appropriate factual foundation and fails to establish the existence of any standard about which the expert testified

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Protocols and parameters regarding communications and submission of documents by the parties and/or counsel to a guardian ad litem or court-appointed expert

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Substantial compliance with the affidavit of merit statute

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Opinions or diagnoses within business records

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Determining the existence of a duty and the standard of care to be applied in a particular circumstance is a question of law to be determined by the court

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A treating physician’s testimony may be offered to address a pivotal element of a plaintiff’s claims for disability discrimination

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The testimony of a treating physician is admissible to support a plaintiff’s disability claim

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A plaintiff has sixty days from the date of the defendant’s answer to file an affidavit of merit

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