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Rule Changes Would Limit Time Spent on Experts


June 15, 2009

This article discusses proposed changes to Rules 26 and 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which would prohibit discovery of draft expert reports and limit deposition questions about communications between expert witnesses and attorneys. “The changes recognize that it is proper for attorneys and experts to collaborate, said Jeffrey Greenbaum, a member of Sills Cummis & Gross PC in Newark, N.J., and an officer of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation, which recommended that the rule be changed.”