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Stephen Gomez, J.D.
ProfileStephen Gomez, J.D., is a legal compliance and professional risk specialist who manages employment lawsuits for large corporate entities including, banks, fortune 500 companies, hospitals, and universities.
Articles by Stephen Gomez, J.D.
Swimming Pool Filter Explosion Causes Blindness and Brain Damage
This case involves a swimming pool filter exploding and injuring a woman. The plaintiff was preparing the swimming pool for her family’s first summer living in a new house. The woman had a pool at her previous residence and was…Posted on in
Asbestos Allegedly Causes Mesothelioma in Male Patient
This case involves exposure to asbestos. The plaintiff was the spouse of the decedent, who passed away after battling mesothelioma. The decedent worked for a large urban construction company for thirty-three years, from the age of twenty-four until retirement at…Posted on in
Topamax Allegedly Causes Cleft Palate in Newborn
This case involves a defective drug. The plaintiff was a thirty-seven-year-old female who suffered from migraine headaches. Her doctor prescribed Topamax (topiramate) to decrease and prevent the headaches. One year after being prescribed Topamax, the plaintiff became pregnant with her…Posted on in
Allegedly Defective Hip Implant Causes Metallosis in Patient
This case involves an alleged defective hip implant. The plaintiff was a seventy-three-year-old female who experienced significant pain while walking. She consulted with her primary physician, who referred her to an orthopedic surgeon. The surgeon determined that a total hip…Posted on in
Collapsing Bench Requires Forensic Engineering Analysis
This case involves a 190 pound female who was injured by a collapsing bench at a car dealership. The plaintiff dropped her car off at the dealership to have an oil change and tire rotation, along with other routine maintenance.…Posted on in
Pedestrian Injury Caused by Speeding Police Vehicle
This case involves a man who was struck by a police car while attempting to cross the street in an urban area. The plaintiff, a thirty-one-year-old male, was walking from a grocery store across the street to his parked car.…Posted on in
Accounting Expert Witness Discusses S Corporation Status
This case involves accounting malpractice. The plaintiff, a large, multinational “S-Corporation,” manufactured automobile parts. The plaintiff hired the defendant, one of the country’s premier CPA firms, to perform accounting and consulting services. Specifically, the defendant was responsible for assisting the…Posted on in
Finance Expert Witness Opines on Alleged Securities Fraud
This case involves a class of shareholders suing the defendant corporation for securities fraud . They alleged that the defendant, a large national technology company, repeatedly misled the investing public about their main product, a computer-processing chip and violated the…Posted on in
Game of Thrones: Leadership Lessons For Expert Witnesses
Co-authored by Kelly Lhungay. Fans of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones have watched Daenarys Targaryen’s transformation from a meek, noble-born girl into a queen. She was naive enough at first to be manipulated and betrayed in her experiences…Posted on in Working with Experts
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NHL Will Require Expert Witnesses
Co-authored by Peter Radetich. On May 12, 2013, the family of Derek Boogaard filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in Chicago against the National Hockey League (NHL), alleging that the NHL was responsible for the physical trauma and brain damage Boogaard suffered…Posted on in News