Aviation Flyer - Summer 2014


In This Issue:

- Forum Non Conveniens - A Defendant’s Initial Impulse Could Be The Riskiest

- Providing Information To Expert Witnesses: A Quick Guide To The Proper Procedures And Potential Pitfalls

- Lennar Corporation v. Markel American Insurance Co. - Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Coverage for Continuous Injuries

- Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg - Supreme Court Clarifies ADA Preemption

- Excerpt from Providing Information To Expert Witnesses: A Quick Guide To The Proper Procedures And Potential Pitfalls:

The need for experts in aviation cases is usually paramount to the proper assessment of liability. However, the information given to an expert, if not done properly, can quickly become discoverable by the opposing party. In 2010, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to provide more protection to attorney expert communications. The rules were amended in part due to the rising costs of attorneys attempting to effectively communicate with experts while also keeping the communications from being discovered. While the amended rules afford more protection to communications between experts and attorneys, there are several potential pitfalls that attorneys and their clients must be aware of before communicating with their experts...

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