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Ryan v. Real Estate of the Pacific Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law, Evidence, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that homeowners did not need an expert witness to establish the elements of their negligence and other causes of action against a real estate...
02/26/2019 D072724
Meza v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
Supreme Court of California
Civil Procedure, Evidence
Answered a question certified by the Ninth Circuit regarding hearsay evidence in so-called limited civil cases. Clarified the prerequisites for...
02/15/2019 S242799
Robinson v. Davol Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Product Liability, Evidence
Held that an expert witness's testimony was properly excluded in a product liability case involving a medical device. The expert's novel theory about...
01/22/2019 17-2068
Coleman v. US
United States Fifth Circuit
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Evidence
Revived an Air Force member's medical malpractice suit against the Department of Veterans Affairs. Held that the district court erred in analyzing...
01/08/2019 17-51135
Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp.
Supreme Court of California
Evidence, Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a defendant in a product liability action could introduce industry custom-and-practice evidence. The plaintiff, who alleged that he was...
08/27/2018 S232754
Belfiore-Braman v. Rotenberg
California Court of Appeal
Professional Malpractice, Evidence
Affirmed a finding of no liability for medical malpractice after a jury rejected the plaintiff's claim that her orthopedic surgeon was negligent in...
07/13/2018 D072015
Padda v. Superior Court (GI Excellence, Inc.)
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Evidence, Labor & Employment Law
Granted a peremptory writ of mandate. In an employment-related contract dispute involving physicians, the trial court should have granted a...
07/06/2018 E070522
US v. Gasperini
United States Second Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the judgment where a defendant challenged his conviction for misdemeanor computer intrusion on the grounds that it was unconstitutionally...
07/02/2018 17-2479
People v. Mora & Rangel
Supreme Court of California
Criminal Law & Procedure, Judges & Judiciary, Evidence
Affirmed judgment on an automatic appeal in a death penalty case where defendants argued that there were several errors in the guilt and penalty...
07/02/2018 S079925
USA v. Brian Charette
United States Ninth Circuit
Evidence, Entertainment Law
Affirmed in part, reversed in part, vacated, and remanded for retrial. Defendant killed a grizzly bear that was harassing his horses in Montana and...
06/26/2018 17-30059

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