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Advertising Expert Witnesses; Misleading Advertising Of Childrens Products

Advertising Expert Witnesses; Misleading Advertising Of Childrens Products

What may advertising expert witnesses consult on? These experts may research and opine on advertising practices and tactics, marketing, branding, promotion, and associated business matters. In December, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reached a settlement with Abbott Laboratories Inc. regarding misleading advertising campaigns for its PediaSure SideKicks products.

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Computer Expert On Hackers

Computer Expert On Hackers

Computer expert Thomas Hill was hired by Metropolis Hair Fashions to do software and computer security after hackers took their appointment book and demanded money for its return. Hill has a degree in engineering and is owner of Computer Depot Inc. in Knoxville.

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Finance Experts On Prepaid Debit Cards

Finance Experts On Prepaid Debit Cards

In Prepaid debit cards carry fistful of fees, finance experts at Bankrate.com describe the fees associated with prepaid debit cards and what to look out for. In addition to service and activation fees, some companies also charge inactivity fees and customer service fees.

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What Qualifies as Corporate Negligence? Part 1

What Qualifies as Corporate Negligence? Part 1

Corporate negligence can often be difficult to establish. For a corporation to be declared negligent, it must be proven that a corporation or one of its employees did undue harm to a third party by breaching their responsibility.

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Employment Expert On Factory Closure

Employment Expert On Factory Closure

Bemis Company, Inc. announced it will close its factory in Newark, CA. Employment expert Huong Tran says Bemis had a lot of price competition from other countries, including China. Tran is with the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board.

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Bankruptcy Expert & JFK Hotel Case

Bankruptcy Expert & JFK Hotel Case

Optimum Hotel Brokerage closed on the sale of the JFK Plaza Hotel at JFK International Airport in New York, New York. Joseph R. McCann, Optimum’s president, was the exclusive hotel broker and Licensed New York Real Estate Broker representing the trustee for the Chapter 11 estate of CPJFK, LLC.

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Economic Analysis in Employment Case, Part 5

Economic Analysis in Employment Case, Part 5

According to the forensic economics literature, we would say the best approach would be to compute the reduction in payout at the time of retirement, rather than employer contribution. This approach, however, is more complicated, uses assumptions contributing to perhaps a more speculative figure and this method is more time-consuming for the economist.

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Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 4

Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 4

The unfortunate reality is that for the average American wage growth has not been keeping up with inflation since approx 1975! This may be referred to as the phenomenon of the falling real wage.

…..forensic economists look to the specific earnings history of the individual, when available, and exercise judgment in determining the earning capacity that should be expected in future years.

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Former Jacksonville Mayor May Serve As Fraud Expert

Former Jacksonville Mayor May Serve As Fraud Expert

Former Jacksonville Mayor John Delaney is listed as a potential expert witness for the defense in the federal bribery and money laundering case against former Jacksonville Port Authority Chairman Tony Nelson. Delaney, now president of University of North Florida, will testify at Nelson’s trial, according to Nelson’s attorney Curtis Fallgatter.

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Computer Expert & Oracle Award

Computer Expert & Oracle Award

SAP and Oracle battled in the courts over illegal downloads and software copyright rules. When the dust finally settled, Oracle was the winner and the jury awarded the company $1.3 billion in copyright infringement awards but now Oracle is demanding $212 million in interest payments from SAP as well.

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