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
Being trapped in a building fire is one of the most dangerous situations you can find yourself in. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2011 and 2015, an average of seven Americans died each day due to house fires. The leading cause of civilian home fire deaths during this period was smoking materials while cooking equipment was the second leading cause of home fire deaths. 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
Ivey Engineering, based in San Diego, California, is an expert witness and forensic engineering consulting firm. IEI serves clients in over 40 states and several Canadian provinces. Our staff is comprised of engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals who are licensed in various states.
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