Appeals Court Lowers Bar For Challenging Expert Reports

By Silvia Martelli (October 8, 2021, 6:01 PM BST) -- An English appeals court has sided with TUI in its bid to avoid compensating a customer for food poisoning, concluding that the travel agency did not have to cross-examine the man's expert at trial to challenge his conclusions.

In a split opinion, a three-judge Court of Appeal panel ruled on Thursday that a gastroenterologist's expert testimony was not enough to prove that Peter Griffiths had fallen sick because of the meals he had had at a hotel in Turkey in 2014 on an all-inclusive package holiday provided by TUI.

Judge Sarah Asplin wrote in the lead opinion that the report did...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!