Experts In Hot Seat In 2010 Product Liability Rulings

Law360, New York (December 27, 2010, 11:51 AM EST) -- The testimony of experts will now be held to stricter standards — and be required in earlier phases of product liability litigation — after several high-profile appeals court rulings in 2010.

From opinions that heightened the scrutiny of plaintiffs' experts to a ruling that could ramp up witness costs for plaintiffs pursuing product defect claims, federal and state courts issued several decisions that have altered the product liability landscape, attorneys said.

Here are the decisions that had the greatest impact on product liability law in 2010:...
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