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Bid to Explore Bias by Ford Experts Rebuffed as ‘Fishing Expedition’

April 8, 2014
John F. Kuppens

A product liability plaintiff seeking to explore alleged bias by two experts retained by Ford Motor Co. may not depose the experts' employers, the Texas Surpreme Court held March 28, vacating a trail court ruling that sanctioned a "fishing expedition" (Inre Ford Motor Co., 2014 BL 88999, Tex., No. 12-1000, 3/28/14).

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Reproduced with permission from The United States Law Week, 82 USLW 1490 (April 8, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)