Judge Sides With Superfund Plaintiffs In Expert Spat

Law360 (September 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The federal judge presiding over a case involving a Superfund site has shot down a bid by International Paper Company and the other defendants to toss out one of the plaintiffs' expert testimonies on the grounds of it being untimely.

On Friday, Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Raymond Erickson denied the defendants' joint informal motion to exclude the expert testimony of Dr. William R. Sawyer, handing the plaintiffs a minor win in their ongoing environmental property battle.

“We find that Dr. Sawyer’s opinions have undergone only a modest modification, since the time of his initial report, and that such a limited change...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!