June/July 2011 (vol. 08/1)

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Expert Witness: Expert witnesses can be liable for negligence

Implications of the Supreme Court ruling in Jones v Kaney


Expert witnesses have always enjoyed immunity from civil action in respect of evidence given in the course of court proceedings. The Supreme Court has changed the law, and its findings in the case of Jones v Kaney have profound implications. Diana Kloss explains.

EXPERTwitnesses must be distinguished from witnesses of fact. A professional who has been involved with a….

Diana Kloss is a barrister, part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2011 (vol. 08/1) pp36-37

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