Judge: Insurer’s Experts Can Testify On Cause Of Fire In Product Liability Suit
Mealey's (October 7, 2015, 12:35 PM EDT) -- SPOKANE, Wash. — A subrogated insurer’s experts can testify in a product liability lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard Co. to the cause of a fire that led to damages, a Washington federal judge ruled Oct. 5, finding that the expert’s methodology is sufficiently reliable (State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., as subrogee of Allen & Greenboatstuff Properties, LLC v. Hewlett-Packard Co., No. 13-0328, E.D. Wash.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135640).
(Order available. Document #30-151009-020R.)
State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. filed the subrogation lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard in the...