Federal Judge Denies Defendants’ Motion To Bar Expert In Asbestos Case
Mealey's (August 11, 2017, 12:35 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on Aug. 4 said a doctor called upon to be a plaintiff’s expert witness in an asbestos exposure suit was qualified and used approved methodology, denying the defendants’ joint motion to bar the expert’s testimony (Judith L. Hoffeditz v. AM General LLC, et al., No. 09-0257, D. N.J., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123493).
(Opinion available. Document #01-170816-014Z.)
Gerald Hoffeditz worked as a mechanic and heavy equipment repairer at the Letterkenny Army Depot starting in 1968. There,...