Michael Talve stands at the forefront of legal innovation as the CEO and Managing Director of Expert Institute. Under his leadership, the Expert Institute has established itself as a vital player in the legal technology arena, revolutionizing how lawyers connect with world-class experts and access advanced legal technology. Michael's role involves not only steering the company's strategic direction but also ensuring the delivery of unparalleled intelligence and cutting-edge solutions to legal professionals. His work at Expert Institute has been instrumental in enhancing the capabilities of attorneys in case preparation and execution, making a significant impact on the legal industry's approach to expert consultation and technological integration. Michael's vision and execution have positioned the Expert Institute as a key facilitator in the intersection of law and technology.
Giving testimony at trial is one of the most stressful experiences an expert witness can endure—so proper preparation is vital. From seasoned experts with dozens of cases under their belt to novices who are taking the stand for the first time, the tips below from nationally recognized trial consultants will help you get the most
On October 19, a California jury awarded Philip Depoian $18.07 million; after finding that his repeated exposure to asbestos particles in cosmetic talc was the cause of his aggressive mesothelioma. According to a press release written by Worthington & Caron, one of the firms that represented Mr. Depoian, the verdict “…is believed to be the
An expert witness is a person with specialized skill sets whose opinion may help a jury make sense of the factual evidence of a case.
Business in the COVID-19 age is rapidly becoming reliant on remote work and telecommunications. But a silver lining in these isolating times is the abundance of video conferencing tools available to keep us all in touch. Video conferencing is an excellent tool for balancing business-as-usual with social distancing—particularly for law firms that are new to
To the members of our legal and expert communities, I want to extend my thoughts to all who have been affected by COVID-19. In the past week, I have spoken with clients who are caring for sick loved ones, individuals who are separated from their families, and many who are facing financially strenuous
Chief Administrative Judge of the New York Court System, Lawrence K. Marks announced in a memorandum on Tuesday that New York Courts will open up remote court access for non-essential pending cases beginning Monday, April 13, 2020. This decision comes on the heels of the court system’s successful transition to virtual proceedings for essential matters
Case: Brock Gaudreault v. Elite Line Services, LLC, No. 12–cv–1177 (JNE/JSM), U.S. District Court, Minnesota; May 14, 2014 Background: Plaintiff Brock Gaudreault was an equipment service employee of Delta Air Lines on May 23, 2010. While preparing to block the tires of a plane that was pulling into a gate at Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport,
Case: Terry Moore v. Robert Blackwell, et al., No. 109685, Okla. App., Div. 2; Decision Dec. 31, 2013, Mandate issued April 29 Background: On Sept. 1, 2007, Jerrit Moore, who was twelve-years-old at the time, was walking with a friend along an interstate service road in Norman, Okla. It was dark, and the only light