Connecticut Supreme Court Vacates Conviction While Expert Defends Work

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The Connecticut Supreme Court has vacated the murder convictions of two men who were convicted of murder and have spent decades in prison.  The court’s decision was based on its determination that the testimony of an expert witness was incorrect.  The Crime On December 2, 1985, Everett Carr, a 65-year-old man from New Milford, Connecticut, […]

Court Rejects Challenge to Expert Opinion About Defective Jack Stand

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Christian Klorczyk was changing the oil on a car in his family garage when the car fell from its jack stand. The accident ended Christian’s life. His parents and Christian’s estate sued a number of defendants for manufacturing and selling a defective jack stand. The Klorczyk estate relied on an expert witness to prove the […]

Prosecution Challenges Psychologist Testimony in Rape Case

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The prosecution in a Santa Cruz, California rape case is challenging the credibility of a proposed defense expert on sexual consent. The Crime Christian Daniel Rodriguez, 29, of Watsonville, California is accused of raping and restraining a woman on September 11, 2015. Rodriguez is charged with five felonies: two charges of rape by force or […]

Medical Expert Opinion Ruled Admissible Despite Failure to Examine Patient

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Dawn Dawsey sued Carnival and the company that provided spa services for a cruise she took, alleging that her hip was fractured when excessive force was used during a bamboo massage. Each party brought Daubert motions to exclude the expert testimony offered by the opposing party. The judge sensibly decided to admit all the expert […]