Judge Allows Expert Testimony In Comair Crash Case

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Comair Inc.’s requests to exclude expert testimony in the upcoming wrongful death trial over a 2006 plane crash in Lexington, Ky., that killed 49 people.

Judge Karl S. Forester of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky denied the airline's motion to exclude testimony from five aviation professionals presented for the trial, scheduled to begin Monday.

In a ruling issued Wednesday, Judge Forester wrote that expert testimony shouldn't be excluded simply because it isn't subject to scientific testing,...
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