Hearsay within hearsay was not admissible under the business/public records exception.

Topic: Public Health, Decided by: Judge Schroer 
Docket Number: 1642575 , Decision Date: August 29, 2016 
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Although inspection reports and a sheriff’s report could be admissible under the business and/or public records exceptions to the hearsay rule, the statements from third parties within those reports did not fall under those exceptions and, as they did not fit under other exceptions to the hearsay rule, they were inadmissible.

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