Tag Archives: expert witness

Evidence of prior Ford Windstar fires inadmissible

A product liability plaintiff could not introduce evidence of previous electrical fires in Ford Windstar vans to show that the car manufacturer failed to adequately warn consumers of the hazard, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Expert improperly testified on defendant’s guilt

An expert witness for the prosecution should not have been permitted to testify that there was no doubt in his mind the defendant was engaged in drug trafficking, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a conviction.

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Redefining expert witness credibility for juries

Juries routinely dismiss expert testimony due to credibility problems, incomprehensibility, or simply because it is cancelled out by another expert’s testimony. This leads to a number of important questions for the attorney and the expert in presenting testimony at trial. ...

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