FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 12:46 PM
The short answer is “no”—with some exceptions!
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015, 4:57 PM
New York courts allow a party to use expert testimony to help a jury understand why someone may not have seen a tripping hazard, for example, given all the facts and circumstances, even though the hazard was "there to be seen."
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015, 2:22 PM
During expert witness testimony in a medical malpractice suit, we used a video that showed a quadriplegic individual driving a specially equipped van. This demonstrative evidence helped the jury to understand that not all quadriplegics are confined to bed, and this assisted them in understanding our theory of the case.