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SCRE 411: When can it be revealed that an expert is hired by insurer?

Under SCRE 411, liability insurance is typically not allowed in:

Yoho v. Thompson, 345 S.C. 361, 365, 548 S.E.2d 584, 585 (2001)


The SC Supreme Court has held that in some situations an expert testifying on behalf of an insurer may be asked about his relationship with that insurer if there is a substantial connection:

If the purpose of the introduction of liability insurance is for another reason allowed under 411, then the court should use SCRE 403 to determine its admissibility.