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Mehjabeen Rahman, J.D.
ProfileMehjabeen Rahman, J.D., is an associate litigator specializing in property and tenant proceedings, debt recovery, bankruptcy, Supreme Court matters, and hearings in Administrative tribunals.
Articles by Mehjabeen Rahman, J.D.
Surviving a Daubert Challenge: 6 Tips for Success
Any attorney who has worked with an expert witness in litigation knows that a Daubert challenge presents the frightening possibility that an expert witness’ testimony may be wholly excluded from trial. This can be devastating if not fatal to…Posted on in Working with Experts
The Ultimate Expert Witness Objection Checklist
From discovery to trial, there are several occasions when objections to an expert’s opinion are proper. Here, we cover a wide range of possible objections both attorneys and experts should review before deposition or trial. Deposition Objections An expert’s deposition…Posted on in Working with Experts
Preparing Your Expert Witness for Trial – A Checklist
Once the jury feels that a witness is unprepared, it is very difficult to repair confidence in that expert. However, thorough preparation before your expert’s turn on the stand can avoid the damage that an unprepared witness can inflict on…Posted on in Working with Experts
5 Potential MDLs To Watch This September
This year, several companies that provide widely familiar goods and services including Uber, Chrysler, Roundup, Johnson & Johnson and the makers of psychiatric drug Abilify are facing quickly growing lawsuits across the country. The lawsuits include claims involving everything from…Posted on in News
Mastering Expert Witness Discovery: The Ultimate Guide to Rule 26
As any litigator is well aware, Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) governs the disclosure of expert witness testimony during the discovery stage of litigation. But in 2010, significant amendments were made to the rule. These…Posted on in Working with Experts
New vs. Seasoned Expert Witnesses: How Important is Trial Experience?
There are hundreds of types of expert witnesses used in litigation – and all of them are different. Not only are there different kinds of experts in various fields, there are experts with different levels of experience. Especially when it…Posted on in Working with Experts
Hulk Hogan Awarded $140 Million in Suit Against Gawker
Celebrity ex pro-wrestler Terry Bollea, better known as “Hulk Hogan,” was awarded $140 million from Gawker Media. This was in a lawsuit for “shameful and outrageous invasion of privacy”. This is after the online media company posted a sex tape…Posted on in News
Xarelto Blood Thinner MDL Grows to 4,600 Plaintiffs
The oral anticoagulant Rivaroxaban, otherwise known as Xarelto, is yet another blood thinner at the center of a mass-tort action for its harmful effects on patients. Close to 3,000 lawsuits filed across the country have been consolidated into a multidistrict…Posted on in News
$502 Million Dollar Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson In DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant MDL
The outcome of this intense and lengthy litigation made headlines this week after 37 days of testimony from both parties as well as multiple expert witnesses. The jury in this bellwether trial – which involved 5 plaintiffs who had received…Posted on in News
Top Attorneys Share Their Tips for Working With Experts
Finding the right expert witness can be an involved process with several moving parts. An expert’s unique specialization, credentials, credibility, personality, litigation experience, and communication style are all factors that need to be considered when choosing the right expert witness…Posted on in Working with Experts