Expert Evidence Reform: SB 308 (2008)
Requires a pre-trial motion requesting a hearing on expert evidence
Requires a pre-trial motion requesting a hearing on expert evidence to be filed 60 days prior to the trial date. Requires a judge to hold a hearing and give an oral or written reason for qualifying or disqualifying an expert witness and/or methodology within 30 days of trial. Also includes a “loser pay” provision.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system