Graham v. Dunkley is a lone wolf
Thank you to Robert M. Conti of the Bee Ready firm (http://www.beereadylaw.com/) for bringing this decision to my attention.
Random thoughts -- and helpful links and resources -- from a Buffalo lawyer who loves practicing law. My practice focuses on federal, municipal, and appellate litigation. My name is Jeremy A. Colby and I approve of this Blawg -- which does not represent the thoughts or views of my past, present or future: firm(s), clients, employers, schools, professors, educators, friends, and/or relatives (herein collectively defined as "Anyone Else"). See "Disclaimer" below.
"Judges and lawyers often complain that the courts are inundated with a flood of litigation, but the fact remains that litigation is as American as apple pie." von Bulow by Auersperg v. von Bulow, 657 F.Supp. 1134, 1143 (S.D.N.Y. 1987).
. . . because he never examined the subject machines, reviewed any relevant literature, or obtained an exemplar machine upon which to conduct testing -- rendering his opinions "not reliable" because they were not "grounded on sufficient facts or data." LaBarge v. Joslyn Clark Controls, Inc., 2007 WL 2788253 (2d Cir. Sept. 26, 2007), affirming on other grounds Judge Skretny's decision published at 2006 WL 2795612. Consequently, SJ was awarded in favor of the Ds.
Judge Elfvin is pictured here with his clerk family at his 30th anniversary celebration.