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Edward Maggio, J.D., M.S.
ProfileEdward Maggio, J.D., M.S., has a legal background in corporate law and compliance matters. Edward graduated with Honors from New York Law School and completed his Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Oxford University.
Articles by Edward Maggio, J.D., M.S.
Federal Rule 702: What Constitutes Expert Witness Testimony
Federal Rule 702 establishes that a witness who is qualified as an expert on the basis of knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify in the form of an opinion or otherwise if: The expert’s scientific, technical, or other…Posted on in FRE, Daubert, & Frye & Resources for Experts & Trial Tactics & Working with Experts
Federal Rule 703: Basis of Expert Witness Opinion
While establishing guidelines for what can be admitted at trial, Rule 703 does create an opportunity for using inadmissible evidence. In particular, this opportunity has been the subject of both praise and scrutiny over the years. Inadmissible evidence can be…Posted on in FRE, Daubert, & Frye & Resources for Experts & Trial Tactics & Working with Experts
When to Hire a Local Expert Versus a Nationally-Recognized Expert
Selecting an expert witness is no easy task for an attorney. An expert’s expertise, education, experience, and fees are all important factors to consider in preparing a case. However, there are also more niche factors of expert selection that require…Posted on in Working with Experts
Italian Volunteer Faces Potential Infringement Suit for Saving COVID-19 Patients
Italy’s struggle to combat COVID-19—also known as the Coronavirus—has been an uphill battle. As of now, a total of 3,405 people in Italy have died of the COVID-19 virus. With supplies and logistics past the breaking point, any opportunity to…Posted on in COVID-19 & News
3 Traits Every Exceptional Expert Witness Possesses
Expert witnesses are responsible for explaining complex subject matters to juries. Their goal is to give the jury specialized knowledge that helps them effectively contextualize the facts at issue. Without an expert’s technical know-how, attorneys can’t prove their case theories…Posted on in Resources for Experts
IVC Filter Settlements are on the Horizon
In recent years, there have been a large number of mass tort lawsuits involving Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters. An IVC filter is a vascular device placed in the inferior vena cava vein which prevents blood clots from moving into…Posted on in Litigation Monitor
The Complete Guide to Hiring an Economics Expert Witness
At the heart of many lawsuits is often one key factor – money. From personal injury tort matters to business disputes, an economics expert can offer crucial support to an attorney’s position when dealing with financial cases. Economics experts can…Posted on in Working with Experts
Video Expert Testimony: Using Novel Courtroom Tools to Your Advantage
Trial advocacy is a dynamic mix of law and storytelling. It requires a lawyer to know both the intricacies of law and strategies for effective jury management. In the pursuit of winning cases and effectively arguing a client’s case, video…Posted on in Working with Experts
J&J’s Own Expert Working for FDA Found Asbestos in Baby Powder
In October, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) revealed a government laboratory test had found asbestos in its own Baby Powder. Since then, the company has continually attacked the validity of the result. J&J announced that other labs conducting similar tests found…Posted on in Litigation Monitor
North Dakota Jury Awards $1 Billion in Damages in 2015 Drunk Driving Crash
On June 27th, 2015, Jordan Morsette, slammed head-on into Shayna Monson’s car at the McKenzie Drive exit on the Bismarck Expressway, killing Monson’s two passengers, Abby Renschler and Taylor Goven. Monson was the only victim to survive the crash. It…Posted on in News