Hopkins doctor has expert witness’ liability protection, 4th Circuit holds

Expert witnesses in civil litigation cannot be sued based on their testimony even if it reflected not their true opinion but what those paying for their court appearance wanted them to say, a divided federal appeals court ruled Friday in dismissing black-lung victims’ fraud claim against Johns Hopkins and one of its doctors who regularly ...

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