Existential Damages and the Future of Expert Testimony

Yes, you read correctly – the title of this blog is Existential Damages and the Future of Expert Testimony. I’m talking about Italy, not the United States. It may never come to pass here in the new world, but it is a fascinating leap into understanding the impact of misbehavior. There’s a recent article about … Continued


Legal Expert Witnesses and Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins

304 U.S. 64, 58 S. Ct. 817, 82 L. Ed. 1188 (1938) Oh no, not Erie! It seems like only yesterday that my Civil Procedure professor was screeching in his high-pitched, whiny, ear-piercing voice: “read to the end of the line, Mr. Heller, read to the end of the line!” Of course, the joke’s on … Continued