Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 26(b)(4). Trial Preparation - Experts.
Discovery of facts known and opinions held by experts expected to testify, otherwise discoverable under the provisions of subdivision (b)(1) of this rule and acquired or developed in anticipation of litigation or for trial, may be obtained by interrogatory and/or deposition, including:
(A) (i) A complete statement of all opinions to be expressed and the basis and reasons therefore; the data or other information considered by the witness in forming the opinions; any exhibits to be used as a summary of or support for the opinions; any qualifications of the witness, including a list of all publications authored by the witness within the preceding ten years; the compensation to be paid for the testimony; and a listing of any other cases in which the witness has testified as an expert at trial or by deposition within the preceding four years.
(ii) Upon motion, the court may order further discovery by other means, subject to such restrictions as to scope and such provisions, pursuant to subdivision (b)(4)(C) of this rule, concerning fees and expenses as the court may deem appropriate.
(iii) No party shall contact an expert witness of an opposing party without first obtaining the permission of the opposing party or the court.
(Amended April 19, 1995, effective July 1, 1995; amended February 26, 1997, effective July 1, 1997; amended March 31, 2006, effective July 1, 2006.)
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