More than 10 million Americans are subjected to domestic violence every year, while nearly 1 in 10 Americans struggle with substance abuse. Abuse is a serious concern for many individuals, and our abuse expert witnesses specialize in mental health, social psychology, clinical psychology, trauma, PTSD, sexual abuse, child abuse, substance abuse, family violence, and other related topics.
Upwards of 50 million people are disabled or injured in traffic accidents on a yearly basis, while a worker is injured on the job every 7 seconds. Accident investigation will illuminate the actual cause of an accident, and our experts offer a diverse array of specialties that range from automobile and aircraft accidents to workplace injuries.
Without the proper experience, knowledge of technology, and data analysis experience, accident reconstruction can fall short. Our accident reconstruction experts bring hundreds of years of combined experience to the table, as they specialize in motor vehicle crash reconstruction, vehicle dynamics, speed analysis, seatbelt use, industrial accidents, aircraft construction, construction dispute investigations, safety regulations, HVAC equipment failures, structural engineering, black box analysis, and fire and failure evaluation.
Our accidents and safety expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants specialize in a broad array of disciplines including health sciences, engineering, transportation, insurance, toxicology, occupational safety, ergonomics, sports, law, forensics, human factors, public health, hotel operations, and more. They have extensive experience dealing with workplace design and accidents, OSHA compliance, traffic accidents, boating accidents, fire investigations, product defects, slips and falls, premises liability, ADA codes, criminal and police matters, water slides, nuclear power, food safety, and a multitude of other safety issues. Our accidents and safety experts have worked with major corporations such as McDonnell Douglas and RAND as well as government agencies such as the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to name only a few. Our accidents and safety expert witnesses have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases and are prolific authors and lecturers worldwide.
Our accounting expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include former employees of Wachovia, Fireman Fund Insurance, and the Internal Revenue Service, as well as professors from many major universities. Our accounting experts have experience in areas ranging from forensic accounting, agricultural economics, and audits to fraud, IT security, tax accounting methods, and more.
Our acoustics expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are professors and scholars from major universities and industry professionals who are knowledgeable in the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. They have extensive experience dealing with areas as diverse as passenger vehicle systems, music, medicine and medical devices, architecture, communications, industrial production, warfare, speech and voice patterns, patent cases, and a multitude of other issues. Our acoustics experts have successfully testified for both the plaintiffs and the defense in a variety of cases and are prolific authors and lecturers worldwide.
Our acquisitions expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have worked for the FTC, written legal review articles, and assisted companies in antitrust proceedings. They include scholars, CPAs, real estate brokers, and attorneys. Among their fields of interest are joint ventures, international business law, competition, mergers, and negotiations.
Our acting experts bring profound industry knowledge to clients, illuminating topics involving directing, copyright infringement, theatre culture, auditioning practices, vocal techniques, theatre history, dance, choreography, production, stage management, and stage combat.
Organizations deal with countless risk factors that are associated with conducting business, and these risk factors can come at a substantial cost. Our actuary experts have vast experience working across all types of insurance. Their focus areas include casualty insurance, property insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, and social insurance, to name a few.
In 2017, 19.7 million adults in America battled a substance use disorder, but only 10% with an addiction receive treatment. Our addiction experts specialize in the addiction of substances that include alcohol, nicotine, pharmaceuticals, and narcotics. In addition to the addiction to substances, our experts have successfully treated and researched addictions to gambling and sexual compulsions.
Our administration expert witnesses are knowledgeable in areas including nonprofit administration, health-care administration, mutual fund administration, and many other fields. They have served as consultants to the U.S. Department of Labor, RAND Corporation, IBM, and Price Waterhouse. Our administration experts are experienced consultants and speakers on topics including safety, planning, and affirmative action.
Our advertising expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have a broad range of experience in such areas as general marketing, legal consulting, consumer behavior, journalism, public relations, real estate marketing, digital and Internet marketing, leisure services, and political advertising, among many others. Our advertising experts include scholars from major universities and professionals who have worked in advertising for Ketchum Communications, Mattel, McDonald’s, and various Fortune 500 companies; practiced law with the Federal Trade Commission; and written advertising jingles as well as a number of books and articles for academic journals.
Our aerospace, aeronautics and aviation expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars, researchers, and professionals with extensive knowledge in a broad array of disciplines including engineering, materials, systems, failure analysis, and safety. Topics of interest and areas of expertise include but are not limited to aviation, aircraft engineering and design, propulsion, performance, flight dynamics, flight systems, simulations, aircraft failures and accident investigations, and more.
Our aging expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars, researchers, and professionals with extensive knowledge of gerontology, medicine, psychology, law, economics, and other disciplines. Topics of interest and areas of expertise include but are not limited to prescription drug policy, Medicaid prescription drug issues, institutional long-term care, architecture, design theory environments for older adults, assisted living, special care environments for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration, dermatology, dentistry, rheumatology, financial planning, intergenerational wealth transfer, Medicaid estate planning, and age discrimination litigation. Many of our aging experts are published authors of books and articles on age-related subjects.
Our agriculture expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include scholars and industry professionals whose areas of expertise include agricultural economics, agricultural policy, farm animal health, crop science, genetically modified plants, food safety, public health, business marketing and management, chemical toxicology, environmental contamination, mammalian reproduction, forest management practices, and recycling systems. Our agriculture experts have worked with the Centers for Disease Control, the Environmental Protection Agency, public health departments, and other agencies and have experience in personal injury/product liability, product evaluation and performance, patents dealing with agricultural equipment and grounds maintenance equipment, and other areas.
Agronomy’s reach might be more expansive than you think, as it plays a role in all plant-based products. This includes your morning coffee, ethanol gasoline, the plant-based foods you eat, and even the fibers within your clothing. Our agronomy experts have deep knowledge and experience in the many areas that agronomy touches.
Our algorithms expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have designed algorithms for a wide range of problems and are knowledgeable in diverse areas in computer science, including computer graphics, computer games, complex systems, personal computers, modeling, simulation, CAD, robotics, the development and application of GPS user equipment, image processing/computer vision, and sensors for transportation applications, to name a few. Our algorithms experts have served as expert witnesses in major software and intellectual property litigations. Many hold numerous patents and have worked with companies on Wall Street and in the telecommunications, internet gaming, and biotechnology technologies industries, as well as with the U.S. Department of Defense, Bell Labs, NCR, Intel, Microsoft, and Ford, among others.
Our analysis expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have expertise in a broad spectrum of disciplines including mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics, management, chemistry, polymer physics, mechanical and aerospace engineering, environmental toxicology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, medicine, law, and more. Our analysis experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases.
Analytical chemists solve problems associated with almost every other field within chemistry, and across most major industries. Our analytical chemistry experts have knowledge of statistics, technology, chemistry, and instrumentation.
As an offshoot of biology, the focus of anatomy is the structural composition of living things. Our anatomy experts have specific knowledge across all areas of anatomy including, neurobiology, embryology, muscle structure, muscle function, GMOs, molecular biology, tissue anatomy, the endocrine system, reproductive endocrinology, the immune system, morphology, placental hormones, blood flow, disease, and mammal ecology. Our anatomy experts also have deep knowledge of the technologies associated with anatomy, which include medical data analysis, ultrasound, X-ray, and medical imaging techniques. Our experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers.
In the US, there are just over 41,500 practicing anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology focuses on pain relief of patients during surgery, which requires a significant amount of care and planning. Generally, the administration of anesthesia is very safe, however there are some associated risks including increased chances of seizures, high blood pressure, diabetes, and obstructive sleep apnea. Sometimes lawsuits also arise when patients are not informed of the anesthesia procedures or if allergies and preexisting conditions are unaccounted for.
Whether discussing the ethical treatment of animals, animal evolution, or dangerous animal activity, our animal behavior experts run the gamut of expertise. Our experts specialize in conservation biology, dog aggression, dog training, animal welfare, venomous snakes, adaption to environmental change, marine biology, emotional support animals, ecology, migration, adaptive behavior and disease, animal learning, and animal development. Our diverse range of animal behavior expert witnesses have worked and conducted research at renowned universities, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases.
Unlawful mergers and business practices lead to many trials, and antitrust experts are often retained in order to speak to these mergers and practices and help determine whether or not they are rightfully deemed unlawful. Our antitrust expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have extensive experience consulting on a wide range of antitrust matters, including the competitive effects of mergers, predatory pricing claims, price-fixing claims, monopolization, patent infringement, commercial contract breach, false advertising, and more. Our antitrust experts are seasoned at testifying in antitrust cases, including before the U.S. Supreme Court and abroad. Their work experience includes positions at major universities, private law firms, the Federal Trade Commission, General Motors, Amtrak, and other entities. Our antitrust expert witnesses are prolific authors of books, scholarly articles, and antitrust policy statements.
18% of the United States population is affected by anxiety, making it the most common form of mental illness in the country. Our anxiety experts have deep knowledge and experience studying and treating anxiety through avenues that include neuropharmacology, neuroscience, and psychotherapy. These experts specialize in stress, PTSD, mental health treatment, involuntary commitment, involuntary treatment, depression, trauma, disassociation, gender identity issues, domestic violence, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and phobias. With hundreds of years of combined experience, our anxiety experts have worked in hospitals, universities, and research facilities around the country. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers.
Research in the area of Apoptosis has increased dramatically over the last 30 years, as scientists are looking for ways that they can control programmed cell death. Apoptosis levels play a defining role in diseases such as AIDS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Cancer. Our collection of apoptosis experts have expertise in these diseases and so much more.
Applied mathematics is a driving force for many modern innovations in technology, science, healthcare, and economics. The scope of this expertise is far-reaching, and our collection of applied mathematics experts run the gamut of focuses and specialties.
The practice of appraising is utilized in a variety of contexts including the valuation of property, economic standing, performance, and more. Our appraisal expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars and researchers from nationally recognized institutes and professionals from a wide range of industries.
Appraisers are professionals that determine the market value of various forms of property and must be designated by a regulatory body that governs the appraiser’s jurisdiction. In situations where value is critical to a legal case, appraisal experts are retained in order to lend their expertise.
In order to resolve disputes outside of the court system, alternative forms of dispute resolution are utilized. Arbitration is one form of alternative dispute resolution, and once the dispute is decided upon by the arbitrator, the legally binding result is enforceable in the courts. Our arbitration expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include scholars, lawyers, CPAs, information technology experts, specialists in international and foreign law, retail brokers and National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) arbiters, and others. Their expertise covers a number of areas, such as labor unions, employment, discrimination, civil rights, human resources management, alternative dispute resolution, securities fraud, government contracts, telecommunications, and accounting, to name only a few. Our arbitration experts have testified as experts in federal and state courts and are widely published authors.
Art expert witnesses are often retained in order to lend their expertise to cases that involve appraisals, estate sales, asset valuation, IP, and more. Our art and art history expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have worked with prestigious organizations, such as Christie’s, The White House, The National Gallery of Art, The National Portrait Gallery, and The National Museum of American Art.
By the year 2025, the AI market is expected to become a $190 billion industry, as 75% of commercial enterprise apps will incorporate artificial intelligence by 2021. Our artificial intelligence expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are professionals and scholars from major universities who have worked with organizations in the financial services, technology, manufacturing, transportation, government, and military industries, including NASA, Lockheed-Martin, Lucent, Microsoft, and IBM, among others.
Exposure to asbestos is the root cause of at least 90 percent of all cases of mesothelioma, and on a yearly basis 3,000 United States citizens are diagnosed with mesothelioma. Our asbestos experts specialize in areas that include OSHA compliance, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials, indoor air quality, occupational health, construction, home inspections, worker exposure, pulmonary diseases, lung cancer, environmental geology, site assessment, reinsurance disputes, and asbestos abatement. Our asbestos experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include asbestos training, biological monitoring, asbestos testing, industrial hygiene, GFCI, and causation of mold. Our experts have certifications as industrial hygienists, safety professionals, asbestos consultants, and have worked for insurance companies, municipalities, and the federal government to name a few.
Assessments are one of the most common tools utilized in the educational process, whether it is in the classroom, the office, the hospital, or even animal training facilities. Our assessment experts have deep knowledge and experience creating learning opportunities, establishing and analyzing the anticipated outcomes, and improving the learning process.
Asset management is the method used to oversee and determine value from both the tangible and intangible objects under a group or individual’s control. Tangible objects include physical objects such as property or equipment, while intangible assets include financial assets, intellectual property, or human capital. Our asset management experts have deep knowledge of both of these types of assets.
Globally, asthma is responsible for approximately 1,000 deaths every day, as 339 million individuals are affected by the condition. Our asthma experts specialize in areas that include anaphylaxis, drug allergies, antiallergic drugs, allergy, pharmacology, lung cancer, chemical exposure, pulmonary disease, pediatric pulmonology, cystic fibrosis, inflammatory cell biology, and side effects of antihistamines. With hundreds of years of combined experience, our asthma experts have worked in hospitals, universities, and research facilities around the country. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include lung endothelial permeability, therapeutic for asthma, COPD, host defense, pharmacology, bronchiectasis, respiratory ailments, drug allergy, and hereditary angioedema.
Astronomers study all celestial objects including planets, stars, comets, and anything that exists outside the earth’s atmosphere. Our astronomy expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include scholars and industry professionals whose areas of expertise include but are not limited to spacecraft design and construction, academics regarding the solar system through earth and space observations, and physics. These astronomy experts have published extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as the astrophysics of star and planet formation, quantum gravity, supernovae and supernova remnants, and active galactic nuclei. Our astronomy experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases.
A great auditing expert witness has substantial knowledge and experience in both economics and finance. Many lawsuits that require an auditing expert call for an astute ability to investigate financial history including accounts, records, statements, business finances, and specific individual’s finances. Our audit experts have storied histories within the finance industry, working as CPAs, fraud examiners, and consultants.
Auditing experts are often retained in order to lend their expertise to cases that require an expert to examine accounts, books, records, and documents in order to determine whether financial statements are accurate. Our auditing expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars, CPAs, certified internal auditors, and other professionals with both domestic and international experience.
It was estimated in 2018 that approximately 1 in every 59 children is diagnosed with a type of autism spectrum disorder, with males four times as likely to receive the diagnosis than females. There is a long list of both mental and medical health conditions that are commonly associated with autism, including anxiety, ADHD, depression, sleep issues, epilepsy, and schizophrenia. Our autism experts have hundreds of years of combined experience diagnosing, treating, and researching autism.
It is estimated that 45% of jobs can currently be automated through the use of modern technologies, with 49% of organizations already using some form of marketing automation. Our automation expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants have worked for prominent corporations such as Intel, Denali, TI, Magma, Ambit, and the Eastman Kodak Company and have authored numerous books, technical articles, and patents.
2.7% of the U.S. gross domestic product can be attributed to the automotive industry, which employs about 17.9 million individuals. Our automotive expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include scholars, mechanical and chemical engineers, researchers, inventors, and veterans of the automotive industry with knowledge in a broad range of topics.
Approximately 100,000 flights are scheduled every day around the world, as well as a number of military, cargo, and air taxi flights. This totals somewhere around 300,000 worldwide daily flights. Our aviation experts have substantive experience working in flight operation, accident investigation, flight training, insurance, and dealing with FAA regulations. These experts have worked at forensic engineering firms, aviation consulting firms, aviation security firms, and in the air force.