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Fourth Department – Expert Testimony: Johnson v. Guthrie Medical Group, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Expert Testimony – ‘Frye’ Hearing – Reliability of Scientific Principles   Johnson v. Guthrie Medical Group, et al. CA 14-00242 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County   Background: The plaintiff commenced a medical malpractice action ...

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Fourth Department — Motor Vehicle Accident — Expert Testimony: Gates v. Longden

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Motor Vehicle Accident — Expert Testimony Serious Injury — Permanent Consequential Loss Gates v. Longden CA 13-02081 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The plaintiff commenced an action after suffering injuries in a motor vehicle ...

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Fourth Department — Parental Rights: In the Matter of Darius B.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Parental Rights Expert Testimony — Mental Illness In the Matter of Darius B. CAF 10-01733 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order terminating her parental rights on the grounds ...

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Court of Appeals — ‘Molineux’ — Harmless Error: People v. Rivers

New York State Court of Appeals ‘Molineux’ — Harmless Error Expert Testimony — Arson People v. Rivers No. 211 Judge Jones Background: The defendant was charged with numerous offenses, including three counts of arson. The evidence produced at trial established ...

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Court of Claims — Medical Malpractice: Brown v. State of New York

New York State Court of Claims Medical Malpractice Expert Testimony Brown v. State of New York 113614 Judge Minarik Background: The claimant, an inmate at the Auburn Correctional Facility, alleged that he suffered from painful, chronic headaches. He alleges that ...

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Fourth Department — Sex Offender Status: State of New York v. Blair

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Sex Offender Status Expert Testimony State of New York v. Blair CA 10-01692 Appealed from Supreme Court, Allegany County Background: The respondent appealed from an order determining that he was a dangerous sex offender requiring confinement ...

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Personal Injury: Morton v. Otis Elevator Company

U.S. District Court, WDNY Personal Injury Expert Testimony Morton v. Otis Elevator Company 07-CV-460-JTC Judge Curtin Background: The plaintiff had commenced a personal injury action after she suffered injuries when an elevator door closed prematurely crushing her hand. The defendant ...

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Expert Testimony: Selective Insurance Company of America v. Swarey

U.S. District Court, WDNY Expert Testimony Reliable Foundation Selective Insurance Company of America v. Swarey 07-cv-6324T Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff insurance company, as the subrogee of the town of Lodi, sued the defendant claiming that the defendant had improperly ...

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