Expert Witness May Not Testify As to Proximate Cause

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The Appellate Division has held that an expert witness cannot provide an opinion with regard to proximate cause. In rendering its decision, the Court noted that "proximate cause is a factual issue to be resolved by the jury after appropriate instruction by the trial court."

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