Federal Judge Limits Marine Liability Expert’s Testimony To Opinions In Original Report

Mealey's (May 25, 2016, 11:44 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — In a negligence lawsuit, a marine liability expert is limited to testifying on opinions raised in an original report, a Louisiana federal judge ruled May 23, finding that the second report is not based on newly discovered evidence (Joseph Walton v. Enterprise Marine Services, LLC, No. 14-2468, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67408).

(Order and reasons available. Document #30-160610-016R.)

Joseph Walton sued Enterprise Marine Service, LLC, asserting claims under the Jones Act and for negligence and unseaworthiness under the general maritime law....
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