Judge: Experts Relied On Unverified Secondhand Data To Determine Contract Damages
(November 23, 2015, 1:17 PM EST) -- SCRANTON, Pa. — Experts cannot testify on contract damages in a breach of supply agreement lawsuit between a supermarket chain and a wholesale distributor because the experts relied on unverified secondhand data as a result of the chain’s owners previously destroying their accounting records, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Nov. 19 (Michael Bruno, et al. v. Bozzuto’s, Inc., No. 09-874, M.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 156339).
(Memorandum available. Document #30-151211-025Z.)
In granting defendant Bozzuto’s Inc.’s motion to exclude, U.S. Judge Matthew W. Brann of the...