Monthly Archives: January 2012

Young v. Pleasant Valley School Dist., No. 07-cv-854 (M.D. Pa. Aug. 20, 2011)

The Court denied Plaintiff’s motion to compel Defendants’ expert Dr. Edward Dragan to answer questions regarding his annual earnings for testifying as an expert. Defendants had disclosed the amount of Dr. Dragan’s compensation for testifying in the case, a list … Continue reading

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Northwest Savings Bank and Financial Services v. NS First Street, LLC, No. 09-cv-1416 (M.D. Pa. Dec. 13, 2011)

Nine days before trial was set to begin, Defendants NS First Street LLC and 2200 South Atherton Street LLC submitted a “trial memorandum” arguing that the testimony of Plaintiff’s proposed expert, Kelly Besaw, was inadmissible under Rule 702 of the … Continue reading

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Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. National RV Holdings, Inc., No. 05-cv-2509 (M.D. Pa. March 28, 2007)

The Court denied Defendant Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp.’s (“FCCC”) motion to exclude the expert opinion of Dr. Mignogno, pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 U.S. 579 (1993), and denied Plaintiff Nationwide’s … Continue reading

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United States v. Williams, No. 05-cr-443 (M.D. Pa. Oct. 19, 2007)

The Court granted in part and denied in part Defendants Terrance Williams and Eric Hayes’ motion to exclude the expert testimony of Dr. Sharon W. Cooper pursuant to, inter alia, Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence and Daubert … Continue reading

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Steffy v. Home Depot, Inc., No. 1:06-CV-02227 (M.D. Pa. Dec. 10, 2008)

The Court granted in part and denied in part Defendants Patriot Timber Products and The Home Depot’s motion in limine to exclude the expert opinion testimony of Edward Montz Jr. and Weinstein Realty Advisors under Rule 702 of the Federal … Continue reading

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Hoang v. Funai Corp., Inc., 652 F. Supp. 2d 564 (M.D. Pa. 2009)

The Court denied Defendants’ motion in limine to exclude the expert opinion testimony of Bradley A. Schriver and Ronald J. Panunto under Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence and Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 509 U.S. 579 … Continue reading

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C.G. v. Pennsylvania Dept. of Educ., No. 1:06-cv-1523 (M.D. Pa. Nov. 8, 2010)

The Court granted Defendants’ motion to strike the expert report of Dr. Sharon O’Malley pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2)(B) and Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael, 526 U.S. 137, 147 (1999) (quoting Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharm., Inc., … Continue reading

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Rager v. General Elec. Co., No. 1:08-cv-1482 (M.D. Pa. Dec. 22, 2010)

Following a hearing, the Court evaluated the testimony of three experts who offered testimony in a case involving a fatal residential fire. The Court denied Defendant’s motions in limine to exclude the opinion testimony of Dr. Wayne K. Ross, M.D., … Continue reading

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C.G. v. Pennsylvania Dept. of Educ., No. 1:06-cv-1523 (M.D. Pa. Aug. 16, 2011)

On August 16, 2011, the Court granted Plaintiff’s motion to exclude the testimony of Dr. Jay Gottlieb pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2)(B) and Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharm., Inc., 509 U.S. 579, 589 (1993). After hearing testimony … Continue reading

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