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May 2, 2016

In the News Today – May 2, 2016

  • MO Chamber General Counsel Backs Daubert Standard Bill: Missouri Chamber General Counsel Brian Bunten says his group is hopeful the governor will sign legislation adopting the Daubert Standard in his state. He cited staunch plaintiffs’ bar opposition to the legislation, even though “it is a better way than Missouri’s current standard for admitting expert witness testimony; it is a lot more rigorous and … you have the best possible testimony when you are in a lawsuit.” (TI News Daily)
  • “Serial” ADA Plaintiff Under Investigation? The IRS and federal prosecutors have reportedly “launched a criminal investigation into serial disability access plaintiff Scott Johnson” to determine “whether he has paid taxes on his alleged millions of dollars in settlements,” reports the San Jose Mercury News. A previous Mercury News article reported that Johnson has filed thousands of ADA lawsuits across Northern California. 

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