Judge Bars Expert From Testifying That Car Accident Caused Insured’s Aphasia

(September 23, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — An insured’s expert cannot testify that a car accident caused the insured’s aphasia, a Michigan federal judge ruled Sept. 21, limiting the expert to informing a jury about his opinion as to the cause of the insured’s aphasia only insofar as he is recounting opinions formed during and for the purpose of treatment (Terri L. Stevens v. National Liability & Fire Insurance Co., No. 13-12920, E.D. Mich.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125395).

(Opinion and order available. Document #30-151009-009Z.)

On June 2, 2012, Terri Stevens...
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