Judge Bars Expert Opinion on Creatine Supplement and Dehydration Link

  • Opinion

TOLEDO, Ohio - A well-known expert who was to offer his opinion on how a creatine supplement could have triggered the dehydration death of an Ohio man has been barred from testifying in a products liability suit because his theory was developed solely for the purpose of litigation. Ashburn v. General Nutrition Centers Inc., No. 06-2367 (N.D. Ohio).

U.S. District Judge David A. Katz of the Northern District of Ohio granted a motion to exclude Dr. Donald H. Marks from testifying that the plaintiff's ingestion of the creatine supplement set forth a series of events that transformed the plaintiff's sickle …


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