Hearing the appeal in a personal injury case where a doctor insisted on being paid $10,000 to appear as a fact witness for the defense, several judges on the state Court of Appeals said they were concerned about the impact of generous compensation on the trial at hand and the integrity of the courts as a whole.
Judges Grapple With How to Define 'Reasonable' in Setting Compensation for Trial Witnesses
New York Law Journal
January 9, 2013
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