Loss Causation Experts After Dura

Law360 (May 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A crucial element of any securities class action — especially one that survives an initial motion to dismiss — is the role of the expert witness on loss causation.

The strength of the causation and damages model presented by the expert — who is frequently the same expert to testify on market efficiency in a fraud-on-the-market case — may be critical to plaintiffs’ ability to survive class certification and summary judgment.

Moreover, the parameters of any possible settlement may be influenced more by the expert than...
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.