Oregon Federal Magistrate Judge Says Expert Cannot Testify At Coverage Trial
Mealey's (September 22, 2015, 10:46 AM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — Because an expert report contains conclusions of law and does not address the specific coverage issues in an environmental contamination coverage dispute, an Oregon federal magistrate judge on Sept. 21 granted various insurers’ motion to strike the expert report and precluded the expert from testifying at trial (Century Indemnity Co. v. The Marine Group LLC, et al., No. 08-1375, D. Ore.).
(Opinion available. Document #03-150923-009Z.)
Century Indemnity Co. filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon against The Marine...