FedEx Case Drivers' Expert Testimony Tossed Out

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out most of a tax expert's testimony that plaintiffs had hoped to use at trial in multidistrict litigation over whether FedEx Ground Package System Inc. incorrectly classified some workers as independent contractors.

Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. on Tuesday said none of the plaintiffs in any of the cases would be allowed to rely on a report by tax attorney Robert Wood because it was packed with legal conclusions that could determine the outcome of the case in the U.S. District...
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