We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Fla. High Court Urged To Adopt Daubert For Asbestos Case

Law360, Miami (September 21, 2017, 9:08 PM EDT) -- The Washington Legal Foundation urged the Florida Supreme Court Wednesday to adopt a stricter standard for screening expert testimony as it considers whether to reinstate a mesothelioma sufferer's $8 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds and an industrial manufacturer.

In an amicus brief supporting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co., the nonprofit public interest firm says the court should apply the so-called Daubert standard on state courts when determining whether to allow expert testimony underpinning the jury verdict in favor of Richard DeLisle, who claims he...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.