Pa. High Court Could Strike Privilege For Expert Witnesses

Law360, Philadelphia (April 8, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Communications between lawyers and their expert witnesses could become subject to disclosure during discovery if the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns a recent ruling granting litigators broad protections under work-product privilege rules, attorneys told Law360 on Monday.

The state’s highest court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in Carl Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital of the Sisters of Christian Charity, a case in which the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled en banc that an expert witness slated to testify in a personal injury suit did not have to...
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