Beyond Daubert: How To Exclude An Expert Witness

Law360, New York (August 25, 2016, 5:21 PM EDT) -- For an expert to be allowed to testify at trial, certain criteria must be met — the expert must be qualified by the court, the expert’s opinion must be based on reliable data and methodology, and the expert’s testimony as to a particular matter must assist the trier of fact.

While the second factor is often discussed as a way to exclude experts under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Daubert v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals opinion, there are many other grounds for precluding an expert. Each of these...
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