Articles by Victoria Negron

Netflix Faces $25 Million Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Over “Choose Your Own Adventure” Movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

The release of Netflix’s first interactive movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, has been met with more drama than anticipated. The movie, which has multiple endings and offers viewers the chance to make choices that set them on alternative plot paths, has…

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Announcing the Winners of The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Best Legal Blog Contest

The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Legal Blog Contest has officially drawn to a close. This year was our largest and most successful contest to date, with more than 800 of the most engaging and informative legal blogs throwing their hats…

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Meet The Expert Institute: Dr. Wendy Ketner, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

Trained general surgeon Dr. Wendy Ketner couldn’t have been more excited to find The Expert Institute (TEI) over 2 years ago. When she left clinical practice, she was looking for an opportunity on the startup side where she could utilize…

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Expert Witnesses in the Harvard Discrimination Lawsuit Arrive At Conflicting Conclusions

A lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants has officially gone to trial as of Monday October 15, 2018. In spite of the parties’ attempts to resolve the matter by summary judgment, District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs…

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The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Best Legal Blog Contest Is Underway!

The Expert Institute is excited to announce the return of our annual Best Legal Blog Contest. For 4 years, we have coordinated the internet’s largest and most open competition for legal blogs on every topic. Here’s a quick rundown of…

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Exploding Beer Bottles And Cans: A New Wave Of Product Liability Litigation

Beer is the age-old summer favorite drink for barbecues, bars, and trips to the beach. But recent summers have seen a fair share of critical injuries caused by exploding beer bottles and cans. A New York City bartender at The…

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Deadliest Duck Boat Accident In American History Spurs $100 Million Lawsuit

On July 19, 2018, the most deadly duck boat accident in United States history struck Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. A duck boat operated by the tour company Ride The Ducks capsized in a storm killing 17 of the…

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Polymer Expert Evaluates Source Of Allegedly Defective Tire Failure

This case involves a woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a motorcycle accident. While the woman was driving approximately 70 mph on the highway, her back tire failed, causing her to crash into the car behind her. The driver’s…

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Flawed Ventilation System In Residential Home Fails Soon After Installation

This case involves a house in Nevada which was built into a steep hillside. Most of the HVAC supply and return ducting was directly buried into the surrounding terrain. The remaining ducting was poorly installed in the interior walls allowing air to…

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Patient With Benign Breast Tumor Is Counseled Into Allegedly Unnecessary Mastectomy

This case involves a 56-year-old female patient with a family history of breast cancer. The patient was BRCA negative and underwent a biopsy and subsequent lumpectomy of a tumor. The pathology revealed ADH with no sign of malignancy. The general…

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