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Pennsylvania Appeals Court Strengthens Standard for Expert Opinions, Requires Experts to Cite Scientific Authority

When medical device companies are faced with product liability lawsuits, often one of the most critical issues is whether the court will permit expert testimony on key issues, such as whether the device caused the alleged injury.  While the Daubert standard, which governs the admission of expert testimony in federal courts, has been adopted by … Continue Reading

Florida Adopts Daubert Standard for Expert Testimony

On June 4, 2013, Florida’s Governor signed into law a bill amending Florida’s evidence code,  replacing the Frye standard, which had previously governed the admissibility of expert testimony in Florida, with the Daubert standard.  Florida’s new rules closely track Federal Rules of Evidence 702 and 703.  One major implication of the new evidence rules is … Continue Reading