West Headnote of the Day – September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010

West's Key 102 Costs
West's Key 102VII Amount, Rate, and Items
West's Key 102k183 Witnesses’ Fees
West's Key 102k187 k. Experts.

102 CostsAward of expert witness fees to prevailing party for services of expert whose opinion trial court had disregarded, as allegedly being “out of touch with reality,” was abuse of discretion.
Olsen v. Johnson, 746 So. 2d 740 (La. Ct. App. 1999)

Suggested by Neil D.W. Montgomery; Law Office of Laura Jean Todaro; Kenner, LA