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Available tests for Expert Testimony — $36/each
The California Supreme Court revised an expert’s ability to rely on hearsay not long ago. Earn MCLE credit catching up with what the court said.
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.
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.
The recent Sargon case clarifies the trial judge's gatekeeper role regarding expert testimony.