New York Appellate Court Applies Frye Test to Exclude Expert Causation Opinions Not Based on New Science
By: Carter Conboy
Director William D. Yoquinto was published in the Winter 2012 Edition of ALFA International’s Products Liability Perspectives newsletter. His article “New York Appellate Court Applies Frye Test to Exclude Expert Causation Opinions Not Based on New Science” analyzes the Court’s decision in Ratner v. McNeill-PPC, Inc., 933 N.Y.2d 323 (2d Dept. 2011), specifically New York State’s application of the Frye test when determining the admissibility of an expert’s opinion concerning novel causation theories extrapolated from conventional science. Click here for a copy of the article.
William D. Yoquinto focuses his practice on all phases of defense, including trials and appeals, in matters relating to product liability, medical malpractice, pharmacy, professional licensing, and other liability claims.