Amendments To Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure 26 To Take Effect Soon - New Rules Regarding Work Product Protections For Communications Between Expert Witnesses And Lawyers


A recent blog post by the North Carolina Business Litigation Report provides an important reminder that on December 1, significant changes to the rules governing civil practice in the federal courts will take effect. (the post incorrectly states that the rules change occurs Dec. 10.) Most significant among the changes are revisions to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26, which governs the discovery of information from expert witnesses retained to testify at trial.

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