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We are patrolling the advance sheets for Rule 702 decisions as part of our preparation for an upcoming DRI panel.  Not all of the cases are brand-spanking new and not all are wonderful.  Consider Wood v. American Medical Systems Inc., 2021 WL 1178547 (D. Col. March 26, 2021), for example.   It is a vaginal mesh case

We are on a DRI panel this September in Nashville discussing challenges to expert testimony, so we are especially vigilant when it comes to new cases on this subject. The rulings on expert admissibility in United States v. Biogen Idec., Inc., 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120549 (D. Mass. July 8, 2022), are not especially

Nerds such as your friendly neighborhood DDL bloggers read legal decisions with excitement. We hardly seem alone in that regard, at least lately. Over the past several weeks, SCOTUS issued a series of major opinions on wedge issues, engendering widespread feelings of triumph or despair or exultation or fury. The “least dangerous branch” looks plenty