Just as a surgeon relies on instruments to perform a successful surgery, so does an attorney depend on tools to win a case. One of these tools is an expert witness, or someone, such as a medical examiner, engineer, accountant or scientist, who has more knowledge on a particular subject than the average person and is capable of giving an unbiased opinion in court. Read more
When we picture the inside of a courtroom, we think of a place where serious and unfortunate issues are debated. But sometimes when you read or hear the news of a person suing another individual or group of people for something downright crazy, you can’t help but smile. Read more
Personal injury verdicts are more common than you would imagine since they encompass any kind of injury to the body or mind. Hundreds of lawsuits are filed every year for injuries that occur due to the negligence of another individual or organization. These types of suits always make for an interesting read. Read more
Each year thousands of product liability claims are filed, which eventually lead to a plethora of settlements and verdicts being awarded to consumers who have been injured indirectly or directly by faulty or sub-standard products. These lawsuits, filed by consumers like you, require companies to maintain safety standards and spend more resources for product testing. Read more
Often times expert witnesses get a bum rap in the movies and television, coloring the public’s view of them. There are a plethora of movies that portray expert witness testimony in a very poor light indeed, perhaps adding to the public’s unfounded suspicion when they encounter one in a real trial. Here we present our list of the 5 Worst Movie Examples of Expert Witnesses. Read more
What’s the first thing you think when you hear the terms “class action lawsuit”? If you’re like most Americans, you probably think of movies like A Civil Action, starring John Travolta as the lawyer who fought for years on behalf of the townspeople of Woburn, Mass., against Cryovac. Read more
Nothing is perfect in this world and this includes movie courtroom scenes as well. While most directors tend to spend a lot of time in fine-tuning the acting and the script, many small mistakes are overlooked.
We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Glaring Movie Courtroom Mistakes for you to enjoy. Read more
Ivey Engineering, based in San Diego, California, has performed expert witness and forensic consulting services since 1994. IEI serves clients in over 30 states. Our staff is comprised of engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals who are licensed in various states.
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