Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Stephen A. Cozen with whom Elizabeth J. Chambers, Cozen and O'Connor, Francisco J. Colón-Pagán, Francisco E. Colón-Ramírez, and Colón, Colón & Martinez were on brief, for appellants.
José F. Quetglas Jordan and Jorgé Carazo-Quetglas, with whom Eric M. Quetglas Jordan, Quetglas Law Offices, and Toledo Toledo & Carazo-Quetglas, P.C. were on brief, for appellees.
Before SELYA, Circuit Judge, ALDRICH, Senior Circuit Judge, and BOUDIN, Circuit Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
SELYA, Circuit Judge.
This appeal requires us to explore the limits of a trial court's authority to exclude scientific evidence — in this instance, evidence of alleged cocaine use by the driver of a motor vehicle involved in a fatal accident and evidence of his ensuing impairment — under Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharm., Inc., 509 U.S. 579, 113 S.Ct. 2786, 125 L.Ed.2d 469 (1993). We conclude that the court below abused...
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