Articles by Albina Gasanbekova

Economic Expert Witness Opines on Wage Fixing Scheme

Case: Fleischman v. Albany Medical Center United States District Court, N.D. New York.July 22, 2010728 F.Supp.2d 130 Facts: Plaintiffs commenced the instant action against Defendants claiming that they conspired among themselves to keep down the wages of registered nurses in the Albany…

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Handwriting Expert Witness Evaluates Incriminating Letter

Case – U.S. v. Crisp United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.March 31, 2003324 F.3d 261 Background: Defendant was convicted by jury in the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, of bank robbery, bank robbery with…

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Banking Expert Witness Evaluates Floor-Plan Financing Lawsuit

Case: Tri-Eagle Enterprises v. Regions Bank Court of Appeals of Arkansas.January 20, 20102010 Ark. App. 64373 S.W.3d 399 Background: Lender filed a suit against borrower for amounts past due under floor-plan financing agreement. Tri–Eagle operated a used-car business and financed its…

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Telecommunications Expert Witness Opines on Patent Infringement Case

Case: Sprint Communications Co. L.P. v. Vonage Holdings Corp. United States District Court, D. Kansas.August 7, 2007500 F.Supp.2d 1290 Background: Telecommunications company brought patent infringement suit against their competitor, alleging that the competitor’s voice-over internet protocol (VoIP) infringed 61 claims…

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Software Company Violates Unfair Competition Law

Case: Khoday v. Symantec Corp. United States District Court, D. Minnesota.March 19, 2015— F.Supp.3d —-2015 WL 127532396 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1360 Facts: Consumers brought class action against software company, and online retailer that sold software company’s add-on “download insurance” product,…

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Chocolate Companies Engaged in Price Fixing – Econometrics Expert Witness

  In re: Chocolate Confectionery Antitrust Litigation United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania.December 7, 2012 90 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 36 Background: Direct purchasers of chocolate candy products brought an action against several chocolate producers, asserting antitrust claims under Section 1 of Sherman…

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Econometrics Expert Witness Comments on Mushroom Price Fixing

In re: Mushroom Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania.July 29, 2015 Background: Plaintiffs in this case were purchasers of mushrooms who claimed that the defendant committed antitrust violations when they agreed to set minimum prices for mushrooms, and…

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Econometrics Expert Witness Opines on Pharmaceutical Antitrust Lawsuit

Case: Nichols v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania. January 29, 2003 Background: In this class-action antitrust lawsuit, an econometrics expert witness was called to support a motion by the plaintiffs for class certification. Plaintiffs in this case…

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Breast Cancer – An In-Depth Analysis of 3 Delayed Diagnosis Cases

When it comes to medical malpractice litigation, errors in diagnosis account for 46% of all cases. According to Ed Milstein, Partner at Dankner, Milstein & Ruffo, delays in diagnosis are particularly prevalent with cancer cases. “By far the most common…

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