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Attacking The Admission Of Osi Evidence

December 1, 2006

In product liability lawsuits, plaintiffs frequently seek to admit evidence of other incidents involving the same product alleged to be defective in that particular case.¬†Although the stated rationale for the admission of this evidence can vary, the practical reality is that one of the primary reasons plaintiffs seek to admit “other similar incident” (“OSI”) evidence is because of the considerable influence it can have on a jury in hearing of other catastrophic injuries that have previously occurred.

Attacking The Admission Of Osi Evidence