3 Cited authorities

  1. Turbert v. Mather Motors, Inc.

    334 A.2d 903 (Conn. 1973)   Cited 11 times
    In Turbert v. Mather Motors, Inc., 165 Conn. 422, 334 A.2d 903 (1973), our Supreme Court held that the trial court properly refused to admit the testimony or the report of a police officer that contained the officer's unsubstantiated conclusion as to what caused a two car collision.
  2. Stephanofsky v. Hill

    71 A.2d 560 (Conn. 1950)   Cited 29 times

    It is not essential that a hypothetical question asked of an expert witness include all the material facts which have been testified to. To render the question admissible, however, the facts assumed therein must be sufficient to justify a definite and intelligent opinion. To qualify as credible testimony, the opinion of an expert must be one which the rational mind would reasonably reach upon the established facts. Opinion evidence as to the specific speed of a car at the time an accident occurred

  3. Rule 701 - Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses

    Fed. R. Evid. 701   Cited 4,723 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Requiring lay opinion testimony to be "rationally based on the witness's perception"