Judge Bars Expert From Testifying To Negligence In Vehicle Operator’s Conduct

(November 19, 2015, 1:24 PM EST) -- AUSTIN, Texas — An expert may not testify as to whether a woman’s conduct in operating a utility vehicle was negligent, and the expert may not give an opinion on the safety or feasibility of design alternatives, a Texas federal judge ruled Nov. 17, granting and denying in part several motions to exclude testimony in a lawsuit arising out of the alleged design and marketing defects in the vehicle (Virginia Nester and Robert Scott Nester v. Textron, Inc. d/b/a E-Z Go, No. 13-920, W.D. Texas; 2015...
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