Federal Judge Rejects Replacement Expert’s ‘Every Exposure’ Testimony
Mealey's (August 13, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Plaintiffs fail to distinguish how an expert’s testimony that every exposure above background can cause disease differs from the type of “every exposure” testimony receiving a “largely negative” reception from courts, a federal judge in Louisiana held Aug. 4 (Sally Gros Vedros, et al. v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Inc., et al., No. 11-1198, E.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98959).
(Opinion available. Document #01-150812-016Z.)
In October 2010, Sally Gros Vedros and her children, Lori Vedros Kravet, Valerie Vedros White and Gerald Vedros, filed...