Kevin F. Meade


  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    The U.S. Supreme Court will soon address whether a defendant seeking removal to federal court is required to include evidence supporting the amount in controversy requirement in the notice of removal or whether it is sufficient to allege a “short and plain statement of the grounds for removal,” as required under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(a).
  • Friday, March 22, 2013
  • Amendments To Expert Witness Discovery Under Federal Rule 26
    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was recently amended on December 1, 2010 to limit discovery that may be obtained from a party's testifying expert. Prior to these amendments, broad judicial interpretations led to parties seeking discovery of virtually all communications between counsel and expert witnesses, as well as drafts of the expert's...