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Attorneys Can Now Reach Out to Opposing Disclosed Experts; Will Litigation Change?

The Connecticut Appellate Court published its opinion in Epright, Jacqueline v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company (AC 43969) on May 31. The issue at appeal was whether communications between the plaintiff’s counsel and the defense counsel’s expert constituted impermissible ex-parte communication. Litigation attorneys have long assumed the prohibition of such contact to be a de facto […]