Magistrate Judge Strikes Expert’s Declaration In Product Fraud Lawsuit

(June 7, 2016, 10:05 AM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida federal magistrate judge on June 2 struck a declaration from an expert in a fraud and negligent misrepresentation lawsuit with regard to diesel engine generator sets (gensets), finding that the supplemental report was untimely (Companhia Energetica Potiguar v. Caterpillar, Inc., et al., No. 14-24277, S.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72102).

(Order available. Document #30-160610-025R.)

Companhia Energetica Potiguar (CEP) is a private Brazilian company that supplies electricity to utility companies serving the public. CEP’s predecessor, Termoletrica Potiguar S/A (TEP), won two auctions...
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