Category: Expert Testimony

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

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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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The decision to admit or exclude expert testimony is left to the sound discretion of the trial court

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Expert testimony that a defendant possessed a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute is nothing less than a pronouncement of guilt by mimicking the statutory elements of the offense

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