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Available tests for Expert Testimony — $36/each

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A paradigm shift on experts and hearsay in civil cases?

Sep. 18, 2017
By Gary A. Watt

The California Supreme Court recently overruled its prior authority permitting an expert’s opinion to rely on case-specific facts - even when such facts are hearsay.

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Be an expert on experts

Nov. 25, 2016

Expert evidence can come up in any case, from trade secret, to product liability, to breach of contract. It is important to minimize the risk of exclusion for your expert and identify any flaws in the opponent's evidence. By John Thornburgh, Olga May and Alex Gelberg