“Empty Chair Needs An Expert Witness”

What is an Empty Chair defense? It is a strategy used by the defendant to shift the blame of personal injury to the plaintiff to a missing third-party that is not a party to the case. The Empty Chair refers to this missing third party.   Here’s an example; you are shopping for your groceries… Continue reading “Empty Chair Needs An Expert Witness”

Rushed Radiologist Review Requires Remedy of $2 Million

A 6-year-old boy visited an urgent care center with his mother for right thigh pain over 3 days, reporting that the site was sore to the touch and hurt when he walked. The mother reported that there had been no recent trauma. Dr UC, an urgent care physician, evaluated the patient, who was in general… Continue reading Rushed Radiologist Review Requires Remedy of $2 Million

Loose-lipped Letter Loses Lackawanna Lawsuit

A Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas judge rejected the company’s argument that it had no control over the hospital, citing a passage from their press release in which the CEO explicitly stated plans to control the operations of the hospital, as part of the acquisition.

Viagra Outperforms Expert Witnesses

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg has struck down all the plaintiffs’ causation experts in cases alleging that the use of Viagra increases the progression of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.The ruling is likely to end the multidistrict litigation over Viagra, involving more than 1,000 lawsuits.