IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 11, 2012
LOUIS A. DAMIANI, PLAINTIFF,
THOMAS MOMME, ET AL. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Berle M. Schiller, J.
AND NOW, this 11thday of May, 2012, upon consideration of Defendants' Motion to Preclude Expert Testimony of R. Paul McCauley and Plaintiff's response thereto, Defendants' Motion to Preclude Evidence of Allegations of Prior Conduct and Plaintiff's response thereto, and Defendants' Motion to Preclude Evidence of Medical Causation or Prognosis, and Plaintiff's response thereto, and for the reasons given in this Court's memorandum dated May 11, 2012, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Defendants' motion to preclude expert testimony (Document No. 17) is DENIED in part and GRANTED in part. Dr. McCauley may offer his opinions on proper police procedures but may not opine on the ultimate legal questions before the jury.
2. The supplemental report of Dr. McCauley is STRICKEN.
3. Defendants' motion to preclude evidence of allegations of prior conduct (Document No. 18) is GRANTED.
4. Defendants' motion to preclude evidence of medical causation or prognosis (Document No. 19) is DENIED in part and GRANTED in part. Plaintiff's treating doctors may not offer independent opinions on causation and prognosis.
BY THE COURT:
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