Medical Liability Reform: Expert Evidence: H.B. 7015 (2013)

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Provides that a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill,


Provides that a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify in the form of an opinion as to the facts at issue in a case under certain circumstances.  It requires the state to interpret and apply the principles of expert testimony in conformity with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the Daubert case.

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

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