In Bloomberg BNA: Recent Developments on Attacking the Reliability Of Plaintiffs’ Experts in Automotive Crashworthiness Cases


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January 16, 2017 – The article, "Recent Developments on Attacking the Reliability Of Plaintiffs’ Experts in Automotive Crashworthiness Cases," was published in Bloomberg BNA.

Three recent automotive product liability decisions help position defendants in challenging expert testimony on crashworthiness claims, attorneys Ted Mayer, Robb Patryk and David Shimonov say. Among the key lessons from those rulings: A plaintiff’s use of a well-qualified expert is no longer a significant guarantee for survival of a Daubert or summary judgment challenge, no matter how plausible the opinions may appear on their surface; and an expert deposition is a critical tool in crafting a challenge on reliability.

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