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Safe Hiring Expert On Background Checks

Safe Hiring Expert On Background Checks

Attorney Lester Rosen is experienced testifying as an expert witness on safe hiring. Rosen is founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources. He notes that the numbers of lawsuits, particularly class action suits, against employers over background checks are growing. “These lawsuits are most frequently brought under a federal law that controls the process of pre-employment background checks in the United States, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).”

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Forensic Document Experts & $40M Estate Dispute

Forensic Document Experts & $40M Estate Dispute

Forensic document experts will testify in the dispute over the $40M estate of Earl and Winona Field. The experts will examine a codicil that changed beneficiaries in Mr. Field’s will. In the document dated a month before Mr. Fields death, secretary Wanda Oborny was named as the primary beneficiary of the estate, drastically reducing the amount originally planned for the Fort Hays State University Foundation. The codicil directs one half of the estate to go to Oborny, one fourth to Mr. Field’s attorney, and one fourth to the university.

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Firearms Expert Testifies In Home Invasion Case

Firearms Expert Testifies In Home Invasion Case

Firearms expert witness Massad Ayoob testified in the U.S. District Court, District of Montana, homicide case against James Stiffler. Stiffler was accused of fatally shooting Henry Johnson during a home invasion in 2013. The expert witness reviewed police reports, photos, and the scene of the shooting. He testified that the defendant was justified in using […]

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Forensic Expert Witness Association’s Annual Conference May 20, 2016

Forensic Expert Witness Association’s Annual Conference May 20, 2016

The Forensic Expert Witness Association’s Annual Conference will take place in San Francisco on May 20-21, 2016. The Forensic Expert Witness Association’s Annual Conference is a national event that brings together a large and diverse group of professionals from across the country who share common goals related to forensic consulting and expert witness services in all fields of discipline.

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The Expert Witness Challenge

The Expert Witness Challenge

Researching the education and work experience of an expert  is a crucial step in challenging an expert witness. Certifications, licenses, publications, and social media need to be investigated as well. Litigators also examine the relevance between an expert witness’ prior experience and the needs presented by a particular dispute. In 5 Methods of Impeaching a […]

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Jail Operations Expert Witness & Tulsa County Lawsuit

Jail Operations Expert Witness & Tulsa County Lawsuit

Jail related court cases require experts with experience in jail operations, jail facilities, and criminal justice. Jail operations expert witness Jeffrey Eiser testified in a civil rights lawsuit against the Tulsa County Jail. The plaintiff named former Sheriff Stanley Glanz and former Detention Officer Seth Bowers as defendants, alleging she was sexual assaulted while in the Tulsa jail’s medical unit.

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Environmental Expert & Aliso Canyon Gas Leak

Environmental Expert & Aliso Canyon Gas Leak

The Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Independent Expert Scientific Advisory Panel will investigate the well failure at Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon storage facility. The panel will include Dean Baker, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, UC Irvine Center for Occupational and Environmental Health; Chief, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Baker is an expert in clinical occupational and environmental medicine, epidemiology, and children’s environmental health. The three month long gas leak caused the relocation of thousands of residents in the San Fernando Valley, CA, neighborhood of Porter Ranch.

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Cell Phone Technology Expert Testifies in RICO Trial

Cell Phone Technology Expert Testifies in RICO Trial

Technology experts are called upon to report and testify on data retrieved from cellular communications as well as computers. Cell phone technology expert witness Supervisor Special Agent Jason Warren testified for the prosecution in the federal RICO trial related to the slaying of Waynesboro, Virginia, reserve police Capt. Kevin Quick. A member of the FBI Cellular Analysis Survey Team, the expert described how cellphones are used to track a user’s location.

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Securities Fraud Experts & Morgan Stanley $2.6B Penalty

Securities Fraud Experts & Morgan Stanley $2.6B Penalty

Securities fraud expert witnesses may consult and testify on the illegal process of convincing others to make investments in the stock market based on false information. These cases may involve mortgage backed securities, asset backed securities, as well as other types of securities and investments. The Justice Department today announced that Morgan Stanley will pay a $2.6B penalty to resolve claims related to Morgan Stanley’s marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities. Morgan Stanley acknowledged in writing that it failed to disclose critical information to prospective investors about the quality of the mortgage loans underlying its RMBS and about its due diligence practices. Investors, including federally insured financial institutions, suffered billions of dollars in losses from investing in RMBS issued by Morgan Stanley in 2006 and 2007.

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Forensic Accounting Expert Witness Testifies In High Profile Art Forgery Trial

Forensic Accounting Expert Witness Testifies In High Profile Art Forgery Trial

Forensic accounting expert witness Roger Siefert testified on behalf of Domenico and Eleanore De Sole in the fraud case against art gallery Knoedler & Co. and its past president Ann Freedman. Once New York’s oldest art gallery, the business closed its doors in 2011 after being accused of selling fake paintings. The De Soles have been seeking $25 million from Ms. Freedman and Knoedler & Co.

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