Do you believe that all commnunicaitons, especially written, between the attorney and expert are confidential and protected?
Last Friday, in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital, No. 948 MAL 2011 (Pa. Aug. 31, 2012) the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted the Hospital's Petition for Allowance of Appeal limited to the following issue:
Whether the Superior Court's interpretation of Pa.R.C.P. No. 4003.3 improperly provides absolute work product protection to all communications between a party's counsel and their trial expert?
No briefing schedule or argument date as of yet.
If you would like a copy of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Order it can be obtained by directly contacting Scott Cooper or feel free to contact Central Pennsylvania based Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers in Harrisburg and Camp Hill who specialize in Pennsylvania car accidents and crashes and can answer your questions