5th Circuit Finds Error In Court’s Failure To Decide On Expert’s Qualifications

(May 17, 2016, 12:52 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A district court erred in allowing a chiropractor to give expert testimony in a product liability lawsuit without first making a determination about his qualifications, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held May 16, reversing and remanding a jury’s verdict (David Carlson and Betsey Carlson v. Bioremedi Therapeutic Systems, Inc. and Light Emitting Designs, Inc., No. 14-20691, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8951).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-008Z.)

In 2010, David Carlson began to lose nerve sensation in his feet, a diabetic...
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