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Expert Witness Liability

Also see: Evidence and Causation

Article: Expert Malpractice

Court rules that change in expert witness testimony could be proximate cause of plaintiff losing case - Pace v. Swerdlow, 519 F.3d 1067 (10th Cir.(Utah) 2008)

Good discussion of litigation privilege for experts - Lambert v. Carneghi, 158 Cal.App.4th 1120, 70 Cal.Rptr.3d 626 (Cal.App. 1 Dist. 2008), review denied (Apr 23, 2008)

Court finds court appointed experts immune to malpractice claims - Riemers v. O'Halloran, 2004 N.D. 79, 678 N.W.2d 547, 2004 ND 79 (N.D. 2004)

Court allows malpractice claim against attorney for negligence in retaining experts for trial - Rino v. Mead, 2002 WY 144, 55 P.3d 13 (Wyo. 2002)

Louisiana allows malpractice claim against expert witness for negligent preparation for trial - Marrogi v. Howard, 805 So.2d 1118 (La. 2002)

Court rejects malpractice claim against court appointed experts - Huges v. Long, 242 F.3d 121, 242 F.3d 121 (3d Cir. 2001)

When are Expert Witnesses Liable for Malpractice? - LLMD of Michigan, Inc. v. Jackson-Cross Co., 559 Pa. 297, 740 A.2d 186 (Pa. Oct 26, 1999) Brief

Supreme Court rules witnesses cannot be sued under 1983 for the content of their testimony - Briscoe v. LaHue, 460 U.S. 325 (1983)


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