Q&A With WilmerHale's Roger W. Yoerges

Law360, New York (October 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With too much junk science clogging up the system, more straightforward rules for the admissability of putative expert testimony are needed in product liability law, says WilmerHale's Roger W. Yoerges in our series of chats with high-profile product liability lawyers.

Q. What's the most challenging product liability lawsuit you've worked on, and why?

A. I was lead counsel in a case alleging that a routine polio vaccination caused a young child to develop a fatal brain tumor. The biological and virological issues were exceptionally complex, and...
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