Expert Opinion is Admissible in Employment Discrimination Case


The case before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cam Ferenbach in the District of Nevada involved the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) age discrimination action against the defendant employer. In support of its motion for summary judgment, Defendant cited to the testimony of its rebuttal expert. The EEOC moved to strike Defendant’s expert testimony, claiming that the … Continued

Should a Plaintiff Get Paid if He Testifies as His Own Expert?

The plaintiff wants to testify as his own expert—and he wants to get paid? How does that work? In the U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois, Magistrate Jeffrey Cole was asked to rule on plaintiff’s motion for fees for the deposition of the plaintiff’s expert pursuant to Rule 26(b)(4)(E) in a breach of contract case regarding … Continued

Using Expert Witnesses For An Easement Case

The Federal Court of Claims once again demonstrated the importance of having an expert who is current with the standards and vicissitudes of our constantly changing world. The recent case of Dorothy L. Biery, et al., and Jerramy and Erin Pankratz, et al., v. United States, No. 07–693L and No. 07–675L CONSOLIDATED 2012 WL 5914521 … Continued