Articles by Victoria Negron

Elderly Patient Dies Of Complications From Legionella Infection

This case involves an elderly female patient who was exposed to Legionnaire’s disease from a contaminated air-conditioning unit in her Atlanta apartment. The patient developed pneumonia secondary to the Legionnaire’s and eventually passed away. An expert engineer with experience inspecting…

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Nurse Anesthetist Clears Unstable Asthmatic Patient For Surgery

This case involves a 35-year-old male patient with a history of low platelet levels who underwent a splenectomy. The patient had a past medical history of obesity and asthma for which he was receiving high dose steroids and immunoglobulins. The patient…

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Firm Allegedly Obtains Property Bid Through Unfair Competition Practices

This case involves a firm that developed a bid on an upgrade project for a commercial real estate property. They had conducted extensive research on the property, including several site visits, to learn about the circumstances of the property before…

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SEC Expert Reviews Whistleblower Revenue Recognition Claims

This case involves complaints from various employees of a publicly traded company regarding their employer’s revenue recognition practices. It was alleged that the employer was recognizing revenue from high-tech and other specialized systems before their installation when the employer was…

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Museum Fails To Ensure Patron Safety During Renovation

This case involves a 4-year-old child who suffered injuries after falling through a curtain in an art museum. The curtain was put up while the museum was undergoing renovation in one of its wings for a seasonal exhibit. Although there was a sign…

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Expert Art Appraiser Assesses Multi-Million Dollar Private Collection

This case involves the multi-million dollar art collection that belonged to the estate of an elderly couple that passed away. A substantial portion of the couple’s collection was comprised of contemporary paintings and sculpture. An expert in art appraisal was…

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Computer Science Expert Reviews Online Trademark Infringement Claim

This case involves a company that produced proprietary web content bearing its registered trademark. The company protected its content through copyright registrations, however, it continually faced infringement on Internet sites that hosted stolen content. The company spent enormous time and resources…

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Infographic: How Attorneys Work With Expert Witnesses

In today’s world of increasingly complex litigation, attorneys are calling on expert witnesses more frequently to provide critical insights both in and out of the courtroom — and the way that attorneys seek, retain, and work with those expert witnesses…

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Negligent Surgical Error Allegedly Results in Stroke

This case involves a 62-year-old man who was diagnosed with a benign growth at the base of his skull. The patient underwent a neck dissection with resection of the tumor by an ENT. The ENT had originally intended to schedule…

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Building Owners Allegedly Conceal Lead Paint Hazard From Tenants

This case involves an apartment building that was discovered to have dangerous levels of lead paint. An investigation was launched following complaints from more than 20 apartment tenants, most of whom had been living in the building for several years,…

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