• Doctrine of Witness Immunity Does Not Bar Claim for Negligence Against Expert by Retaining Party
  • April 21, 2006 | Author: Edwin F. Landers
  • Law Firm: Morrison Mahoney LLP - Boston Office
  • In a case of apparent first impression in Massachusetts, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge recently ruled that the doctrine of witness immunity does not bar a claim for negligence against an expert privately retained by the suing party to provide litigation support services in an underlying matter.