Articles by Joe O'Neill

Meet The Expert Institute: Raphael Ventura, Director of Business Development

When Raphael Ventura joined The Expert Institute over five years ago, he was taking a chance on a small startup with big potential. Because of his legal tech experience working in e-discovery and in a law firm setting, Raphael knew…

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The Expert Institute Voted “Best Overall Expert Witness Provider” by New York Law Journal

For the fourth year in a row, The Expert Institute (“TEI”) has been named “Best Overall Expert Witness Provider” by the New York Law Journal. “We are thrilled to have received this recognition from the New York legal community.” Said…

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Joaquin Santos Joins The Expert Institute as Senior Vice President of Sales

  NEW YORK CITY, July 24, 2018 — The Expert Institute, the leading online platform for connecting law firms with expert witnesses, announced today that it has hired Joaquin Santos as Senior Vice President of Sales. Joaquin joins The Expert…

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Law Firm Fails to Provide Complete Information to Former Client

This case involves a real estate agent who sued his former attorney for legal malpractice. It was alleged that when the plaintiff requested documentation related to his file that the attorney had in his office, the attorney declined to release…

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Forensic Economics Expert Opines on Loss of Earnings for Injured Firefighter

This case involves a 35 year old male firefighter who was seriously injured while fighting a large building fire in Minneapolis. During the fire, the firefighter was scaling a ladder when he fell nearly 15 feet to the street below,…

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Nephrology Expert Opines on Allegedly Premature Discharge of Patient With Kidney Injury

This case involves a middle aged male patient who had underwent bariatric surgery and subsequently developed a kidney injury following a bout of sepsis. Upon discharge, it was noted that his creatinine levels were elevated. The patient followed up with…

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Expert Discusses Allegedly Fraudulent Bank Transfer

This case involves an allegedly fraudulent transfer of funds made from a business account to those of a number of the business’s employees. The transfer was allegedly authorized by the business owner, however she had no recollection of signing the…

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Insurance Experts Evaluate Alleged Fraud by Workers Compensation Insurers

This case involves a number of workers’ compensation insurers. A number of public entities had experienced issues with their workers’ compensation insurers increasing premiums following annual policy assessments conducted by the insurance firms. This behavior continued for a number of…

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Pediatric Medicine Experts Discuss Misdiagnosis of Bacterial Infection

The case involves a five year old child who developed flu-like symptoms. He presented to the hospital with fever, dehydration, and lethargy. The child’s parents were originally concerned with the frequency of the child’s vomiting so they brought the child…

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Inadequate Warnings on Medical Device Packaging Allegedly Lead to Patient Injury

This case involves a hip implant with package labeling that failed to disclose that it contained a number of cobalt components. The man had undergone surgery to implant the hip, which proceeded without incident. However, shortly after the surgery the…

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