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Cross-exam about payments to expert improperly excluded (access required)

Where the trial court required plaintiff to show a “direct relationship” between a defense expert and defendant’s insurer before allowing the expert to be cross-examined on his prior financial relationship with the insurer, this was error. Caselaw provides that the standard is a “substantial relationship.” Further, an “insurer’s payment of a considerable sum of money to ...