The following blog entry is written to illustrate a common motion filed during civil litigation. Reviewing this kind of filing should help potential plaintiffs and clients better understand how parties in personal injury cases present such issues to the court.
It is worth noting that situations similar to those described in this birth injury case could just as easily occur at any of the healthcare facilities in the area, such as Kaiser Permanente, UC Davis Medical Center, Mercy, Methodist, or Sutter.
(Please also note: the names and locations of all parties have been changed to protect the confidentiality of the participants in this medical malpractice action and its proceedings.)
Defendant’s Motion in Limine Limiting the Testimony of Robert Hill, M.D.
Defendant Universal Partners, Inc., hereby moves this court in limine, before jury selection and the commencement of trial, for an order precluding plaintiff's expert, Robert Hill, M.D., from testifying to, mentioning, being interrogated upon, or in any other manner conveying to the jury his personal opinions as to why he has testified on behalf of plaintiffs more often in the last five years, and specifically preclude him from providing the testimony noted in this motion or any similar testimony regarding these issues.
For more information you are welcome to contact Sacramento personal injury lawyer, Moseley Collins.
MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES
This is a medical malpractice case involving plaintiff Mark Smith brought by his guardian and mother, Alana Smith.