Expert Witness Exclusion – Lay Witness to the Rescue


Think successfully excluding your opposing party’s expert on a Daubert challenge equals a slam dunk on summary judgment and dismissal of the opposing party’s case? Not so fast.

While many have concluded that prevailing on a Daubert challenge is the equivalent of summary judgment, a recent case demonstrates, as with most things in law, there’s always an exception – in this case it came in the form of a lay witness.

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