Del. Justices OK Ruling To Exclude Expert In Birth Defect Case

Law360, Wilmington (November 21, 2013, 10:07 PM EST) -- Delaware's Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed a decision that kept an expert witness off the stand in a birth defect suit brought by two former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. employees, finding the lower court did not act improperly in deeming the testimony unreliable.

The employees — who alleged that exposure to chemicals in AMD's semiconductor plants led to birth defects in their children — argued on appeal that the Delaware Superior Court misapplied the admissibility standards when it excluded the testimony of their expert witness, epidemiologist...
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