In their Medical Malpractice column for the New York Law Journal on, Thomas A. Moore and Matthew Gaier write an analysis of “Evidentiary Use of Learned Treatises.”

In this column, they explain their reasons why they “respectfully disagree” with Professor Michael Hutter about whether New York should adopt FRE 803(18), the Federal Rule of Evidence pertaining to the admissibility at trial of statements contained in treatises, periodical or pamphlets. Professor Hutter theorizes that implementation of the rule, at least with regard to “treatises that are unquestionably reliable, would be a progressive step forward.”

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Tom Moore and Matt Gaier, New York personal injury attorneys, co-author a regular column for the New York Law Journal on which is used as a resource by countless attorneys throughout New York state regarding issues of medical malpractice.