Consulting Arborist for Tree-Related Personal Injury Cases

February 9, 2024

Why Hire a Consulting Arborist as an Expert Witness? In cases where tree-related personal injuries occur, determining liability is a complex process. Several parties may bear responsibility, and the specifics of each case play a crucial role. Property Owner’s Responsibility Property owners are generally responsible for the trees on their land.  If a tree falls […]

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The Goose and The Gander, Revisited

January 19, 2024

The Goose and The Gander, Revisited The proverb “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander” suggests that what benefits one should benefit another in similar circumstances. Ms. Barbara Balzer found that this time-honored phrase was a perfect fit for her neighbor, Ms. Cindy Ryan. A large pine tree stood on Ms. Balzer’s […]

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Who Is Responsible for Fallen Tree Removal?

March 13, 2023

Who Is Responsible for Fallen Tree Removal? Do you need clarification on the laws surrounding fallen tree removal? If so, here are some things you need to know.  First and foremost, it depends.  Is the subject tree on your neighbor’s property?  Did it fail in a significant storm?  Was it a dead tree?  Was the […]

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Who’s Cheating Their Insurance Company?

November 25, 2019

Who’s cheating their insurance company? There are abuses on both sides of the insurance cheating issue. There are high-profile attorneys with great expertise in detecting fraud. These attorneys regularly post on LinkedIn verdicts that they received from a jury, verdicts that far exceeded the original claim in many instances. There are insurance companies whose attorneys […]

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The Expert Witness on a Litigation Team

April 22, 2019

One of the most important components of an attorney’s litigation team is the expert witness. An attorney going into a court without the best expert is like a solider going to battle without a rifle. And so it came to pass in a federal courthouse some time ago that a black limousine pulled up in […]

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