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Faulty Expert Opinion Results in Dismissal of Product Lawsuit

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by J. Britt PhillipsJ. Britt Phillips

A recent appellate opinion from Georgia excluded the opinion of well-known biomechanical expert, Dr. Joseph Burton. Not only did Plaintiff lose her expert, the exclusion resulted in the manufacturer’s dismissal. In Hughes v Kia Motors Corporation, Allene Hughes died as a result of a collision with a Mack truck.  In an odd sequence of events,…

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