Time For States To Get On Board With New Expert Witness Rules

| Litigation

By Mike Alerding    Effective December 1, 2010, an important and long-awaited rule change was made to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure relating to expert reports. Working as an expert in a variety of different matters for the past 25 years, I was relieved and overjoyed with the change. Now it is time for the different states to get on board with making changes to their rules to accommodate this same type of change. The changes to Rule 26 now provide that the expert’s draft report Read more [...]