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Elevator Jolting

By Michael Vallone, C.E.I.
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Elevator experts are often contacted about an elevator “jolting.” Jolting is a term used by plaintiffs for a variety of ride quality issues that are experienced while riding an elevator.…

Injuries in Weightlifting & Fitness Facilities

By David Ester
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Weightlifting and fitness facilities are designed to promote fitness and health, but they are not without their share of risks. In this article, David Ester explores common causes of injury in these…

Intro to Vehicle Crashworthiness

By Christopher D. Roche
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Vehicle crashes occur for countless reasons, and thankfully most do not result in substantial injury. When functioning properly, modern vehicle safety systems allow occupants to walk away from crashes…

Forensic Handwriting Analysis

By Mark Songer, M.S.F.S.
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  In this article, the forensic document examiners at Robson Forensic introduce the science of forensic handwriting analysis. They discuss the steps that a forensic document…

Recreational Trailer Towing

By Steven K. Malek
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In this article, Automotive Engineer & Vehicle Towing Expert, Steven Malek, addresses several questions and best demonstrated practices for safe trailer towing. Intro to Towing Boats, Campers, and…

Safely Navigating Winter Driving Conditions

By Steven K. Malek
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In this article, automotive engineer Steven Malek provides a number of suggestions for improving driving safety in winter conditions. Safety Tips on Winter Driving from an Automotive Engineer Winter…

Bar Receipts in Liquor Liability Disputes

By Paul Romanos, Jr.
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Sales receipts can be incredibly insightful in liquor liability/dram shop disputes. This article discusses bar receipts from the perspective of a dram shop expert dissecting a receipt, discovery tips…

Palliative & Hospice Care

By Rebekah Price, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
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Forensic casework involving hospice and palliative care will often require some clarification on the bounds and overlapping nature of these medical specialties. This article provides legal…

Home Care Aides

By Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, HEM
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Home care needs and services are increasing as individuals with disabilities are consistently receiving services in a manner that allows them to remain in their home. This article explores aspects of…

Bed Bug Infestations in Care Facilities

By Rebekah Price, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C & Kenyon Conklin, VMD & Diane Trainor, Ph.D., CHCM
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This article discusses the standard of care for bed bug detection, bed bug bite treatment, and bed bug elimination, particularly for facilities that care for special populations. Bed Bug Infestations…

Investigating Patient Lift Injuries

By Christian H. Mongrain, PT, DPT, HEM & Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, HEM
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  In this article, health care experts Dr. Christian Mongrain and Dr. Joseph Muniak discuss medical patient lift investigations. The discussion includes a description of why medical…

California Playground Injury Investigations

By Suzanne Rodriguez, Ed.D., M.S.W., P.P.S.C., C.P.S.I.
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While there are national standards for playground safety through ASTM, some states, like California, have additional codes and requirements. Through the lens of a specific case example, Dr. Suzanne…

Surgical Errors: Wrong Site, Wrong Patient, Wrong Procedure

By Rebekah Price, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
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The common sentinel events in surgery involve the wrong site, patient, and procedure errors. In this article, nurse practitioner Rebekah Price discusses the standard of care for preventing surgical…

Impact Attenuation Testing for Trampolines & Inflatables

By Lance Miller
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One of the most common injuries that occurs with trampolines and inflatable amusements is for patrons to forcefully contact the ground or other rigid surfaces. The forensic investigation of these…

Child Supervision Ratios

By Elizabeth S. Rodano, Ed.D., C.P.S.I.
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In this article, child safety and supervision expert, Elizabeth Rodano, Ed.D., discusses some of the criteria typically used to evaluate the adequacy of supervision in childcare centers, and provides…

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