Appeals Court Sides With Goodyear On Witness

Law360, New York (August 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has agreed with a lower court decision to throw out the expert testimony of a witness in a product liability case against The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., saying the witness didn't know enough about tires.

In a decision Thursday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, a three judge panel agreed with the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi to reject the expert testimony of a polymer scientist regarding the cause of a...
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