Articles by Joe O'Neill

Financial Damages Expert Opines on Residential Care Class Action

This case involves a class-action lawsuit that was launched against the defendant firm, which operated a network of residential care facilities for elderly and disabled clients in the northwestern United States. The company was accused of failing to adequately staff…

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Geology Expert Discusses Asbestos Contamination of Agricultural Talc

This case involves a number of individuals who were exposed to asbestos fibers from the use of¬†agricultural talc, which was allegedly contaminated with asbestos fibers. The talc was supplied by a mining company which mined the talc in the northeastern…

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Bank is Accused of Assisting in Ponzi Scheme Fraud

This case involves a group of investors that invested in an investment firm that turned out to be perpetrating a Ponzi scheme. The principal of the investment firm had previously been convicted of fraud. The firm banked with the bank…

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EPA Expert Opines on Certification of Conformity Suit

This case involves two companies that were selling energy conversion kits. One company filed for a Certification of Conformity through the EPA and waited until it had received the certification before selling its product. The other company sold the kits…

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The Expert Institute Receives Growth Investment from Spectrum Equity

The Expert Institute¬†is thrilled to announce that we have received a significant growth investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on the information economy. The investment represents the first institutional capital invested in our company, and positions…

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Food Safety Expert Discusses Customer Injury from Foreign Object in Meal

This case involves a patron of a fast casual restaurant chain who suffered injuries after ingesting a foreign object in his meal. At the time of the incident in question, the man was eating lunch with several of his colleagues…

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Mismanagement of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Leads to Patient Fatality

This case involves a middle-aged male with a past medical history of cancer who presented to the emergency room with multiple symptoms and was diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis. He was intubated, admitted to the ICU, and placed on pressors. The…

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Man Suffers Permanent Disfigurement from Botched Mohs Procedure

This case involves a middle-aged man who underwent a Mohs procedure in order to remove a cancerous lesion from the skin of his face. The lesion was removed from underneath his left eye on the ridge of his cheekbone, and…

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Plumbing Expert Opines on Negligent Piping Installation Leading to Leaks

This case involves a newly-built home that began to experience chronic plumbing issues shortly after it was purchased. The home, part of a larger housing development, was sold several months after construction was completed to a first-time home buyer. A…

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Dog Owner is Accused of Intentionally Training Dogs to Attack

This case involves a man who was attacked by a pair of Belgian malinois dogs who were left unleashed and unattended in his neighbor’s backyard. At the time of the incident in question, the man had just returned from work…

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