Articles by Kristin Casler

Patent Expert Advises on Patent Infringement Involving Video Technology

A patent expert advises on a case involving a video technology creator who is suing for patent infringement. The plaintiff’s video technology received patent approval in 1998. Defendants have and continue to infringe, contribute to infringement, and/or induce infringement of…

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Forensic Accounting Expert Witness Advises on Declined Insurance Coverage After Hurricane

An investigative accounting expert witness advises on a case involving a hurricane that devastated a university hospital, despite the best efforts of FEMA to protect and mitigate damage to the building. It had multi-peril insurance coverage, for which it paid…

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Economics Expert Advises on Anti-Competition Policies at Real Estate Brokerage Company

An economics expert in Montana advises on a case involving real estate brokers who are seeking damages for alleged brokerage service anti-competition. Plaintiffs are a class of real estate brokers who allege that a brokerage company imposed policies that prevented…

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Mortgage Company Executives Face SEC Action Over Misrepresentations

This is a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action for fraudulent misrepresentations and omissions about a mortgage company’s financial condition, margin call activity, and liquidity by the mortgage company’s executives. The company, which obtained financing through “repo” agreements that subjected…

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Accounting Expert Examines Financial Transfers Used by Ponzi Scheme

In this case, an accounting expert was called in by the plaintiff in order to examine financial records detailing alleged irregularities by the defendant. The plaintiff was the receiver appointed to oversee proceedings to benefit hedge fund investors in Ohio who lost…

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Hedge Fund Managers Assert ‘Duped’ Investors Were More Sophisticated Than Claimed

This case involves a group of defendants in Ohio who acted as fiduciaries and investment advisors to plaintiffs who assert they were conservative investors who trusted the defendants with most of their assets. The plaintiffs in this case alleged that the…

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Game Design Company Alleges Infringement of Popular Products

[Case: King v. Waves] Plaintiff game creator claims to have spent countless hours and millions of dollars creating the most compelling, fun, and successful social and mobile video games in the world. The defendant is also a game creator. Plaintiff…

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Infectious disease expert witness advises on sepsis fatality that lead to wrongful death action

An infectious disease expert witness advises on a case involving a patient who died from sepsis. Decedent was treated in the defendant emergency room for a left swollen arm/hand/wrist with pain, generalized weakness, unsteadiness, some shortness of breath, and loss…

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Pathology expert witness advises on delayed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A pathology expert witness advises on a case involving the delayed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Plaintiff was admitted to a Pittsburgh hospital because of abdominal pain and acute weight loss. He was diagnosed with biliary pancreatitis with possible pancreatic pseudocyst. A…

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Liquid on Grocery Store Floor Allegedly Causes Severe Slip and Fall

In this case, the plaintiff alleges that he was shopping at the defendant’s grocery store when he slipped on wet tiles in front of a refrigeration unit. He allegedly slipped and fell as a result of the wet tiles, which…

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