Articles by Mehjabeen Rahman, J.D.

Understanding CTE in NFL Concussion Cases

An alarming number of former NFL players are being diagnosed with CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) a progressive form of cognitive impairment associated with repetitive, mild trauma to the brain. The manifestation of this disease among former NFL players has been…

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IVC Filters – A Litigation Guide

A significant number of recent product-liability suits involve the implantation of dangerous medical devices that result in a patient’s injury, for which they are entitled to seek relief. The medical field is constantly evolving as it continues to utilize new…

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Working with Experts Remotely: Tips, Tech, and Best Practices

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the professional landscape of the legal industry, where so many steps in the litigation process rely on in-person collaboration, meetings, or court appearances. As such, video conferencing and virtual collaboration tools have found their way…

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Using Trial Graphics to Strengthen Expert Witness Testimony

First and foremost, an expert’s job is to teach. If the courtroom were a classroom, than the expert is the professor and the jurors are the students. The true value of an expert’s testimony is its ability to help the…

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15 Attorneys Share Their Expert Witness Horror Stories

In most instances experts make great witnesses. They are usually personable, have good credentials, and have at least some litigation experience. Still, there’s always the possibility that something could go wrong, and an expert can quickly become a liability. Since one of…

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22 Best Apps For Working With Expert Witnesses

When it comes to practicing law, time is always of the essence and legal professionals are constantly perfecting the art of time management. Especially as many operations have transitioned to virtual formats, attorneys are facing novel challenges as they juggle…

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Experts of the Future: 4 Areas of Emerging Litigation

Now that 2015 is nearing its end and 2016 is fast approaching, it’s easy to appreciate how much can change over the course of a year. Major developments have occurred in areas like robotics, genetic studies, structural engineering, and data…

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3D Printing – A New Dimension of Expert Testimony

While some of the techniques used on criminal dramas like CSI may seem like science fiction, recent advances in 3d printing have made the technology increasingly accessible to litigators and forensic experts alike. As a result, 3D printing is shaking things…

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A Paralegal’s Guide to Working With Expert Witnesses

Paralegals have been described as “the glue that holds the law firm together.”. Tasked with all kinds of administrative duties, paralegals have the indispensable role of acting as a liaison between retaining counsel, expert witnesses, and the client. Working with…

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Best Practices For Preparing Expert Depositions

Pretrial activity in any litigation can have a huge impact both in trial and of course, on the overall outcome of the case. Depositions are an essential part of these pretrial procedures and are opportunities to secure sworn testimony to…

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