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Environmental Expert Jailed by EPA?

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Certification, Expert Witness, Experts, Manufacturing, Construction and Farming, Safety and Regulation, Sciences and Engineering

Is it possible that the EPA jailed an environmental expert witness to shut her up? That’s what an article in The Intercept would have you believe. It’s the classic story of racial bigotry in the Deep South. Of evil corporations polluting at will. Of one person willing to stand up for the oppressed and being […]

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Expert Alleges Security Company Responsible for Stage Collapse

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Experts, Safety and Regulation, Sciences and Engineering

Five years after the deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse that claimed the lives of seven people and injured dozens more, the litigation continues. While the State Supreme Court has ruled that the state is not liable for damages, the plaintiffs continue to pursue the last of the private parties associated with the Sugarland concert […]

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Inside Look into Damage Behind Explosions

November 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Accidents and Injuries, Forensics, Infographic, Safety and Regulation

This week a gas explosion injured fifteen and killed one in New Jersey. These types of explosions are the more commonly seen from firefighters and health professions than those caused by explosives.   According to the CDC, few health professionals have the experience to deal with explosive-related injuries. Fires and explosions made up for 3% of […]

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Expert Witnesses Battle Over Whether An Indian Grandfather Was Improperly Slammed by Police

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Criminology and Investigations, Safety and Regulation

A WHNT article reported that during the second trial of Madison, Alabama police officer Eric Parker, the government’s expert witness, a police trainer, supported the contention that police used an improper technique to subdue a suspect.   The only new expert witness for the federal government in its prosecution of Parker for civil rights violations […]

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What is the reality of Engineering Failures?

July 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Infographic, Safety and Regulation, Sciences and Engineering

Bridge collapses, building faces sheering and dams breaking are a few of the types of engineering failures seen gracing headlines. In recent history, disasters like the I-5 Skagit River Bridge Collapse show how crucial engineering standards are to saving millions of dollars in potential lawsuits and reconstruction. In this accident, there were no casualties, but […]

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Supreme Court Decides: Your Tort Better Be Pretty Toxic…at least in the 11th Circuit

May 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Expert Witness, Expert Witness Resources, Legal, Liability, Safety and Regulation

The long saga of Chapman v. Procter & Gamble Distributing, LLC 766 F. 3d 1296 (Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 2014) came to an end when the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s petition for certiorari on May 18, 2015. The issue was whether Federal Rule of Evidence 702, as interpreted by Daubert v. Merrell Dow […]

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