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Expert Consulting vs. Expert Witnesses

October 30, 2018

Expert consulting is different from expert witnesses.

Some people use the terms “expert consultants” and “expert witnesses” interchangeably. This gives the impression the two are the same, which is far from true.

Yes, expert consulting and expert witnessing have characteristics and responsibilities in common, but it’s critical to understand the difference between the two, especially before hiring an expert. This difference can make or break your case.

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An Example of a Forensic Engineering Case: “An Operating Room Table with a Mind of It’s Own”

April 9, 2018

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In this case, a patient was lying fully anesthetized on an operating room table for a surgical procedure. Several minutes into the procedure, the table began to move without being directed by OR personnel. Efforts to stop the movement by using the standard control pendant or over-ride switches were unsuccessful.

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Cost Efficient and Timely Medical Case Evaluations

February 9, 2018

Because of your experience as a malpractice attorney, and for many of you in States with caps on damages, you already understand that not all malpractice cases are created equal. But each file in your office represents individuals and their families, and you want to provide them with assistance in answering their questions and concerns and need to do so with a limited time and cost investment. We can help you get questions answered in a cost efficient and timely way. Many times records are voluminous and deadlines are looming.

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Save Time and Money with Litigation Support Services

January 9, 2018

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Attorneys and legal specialists often find themselves swamped with mountains of documents and data that can be overwhelming and potentially stall cases. At Saponaro, Inc. we support firms by meticulously examining and organizing this information, providing expert advice and opinions, and saving firms time and money.

 

Saponaro, Inc. has over 40 years of experience streamlining litigation organization, and tailoring our services to the needs of our clients, and we furnish an upfront quote before the job begins. (more…)

 

How to Minimize Cost When Working With an Expert Witness

November 7, 2017

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Deciding on whether or not to pursue a potential medical-legal matter can be challenging and expensive if you do not have the right plan in place. Here are a few tips to make your decision easier, cost-effective, and successful.

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Provide Only Necessary Documents to Control the Cost of an Expert Witness

May 8, 2017

Control the Cost of an Expert Witness

Like everyone else in business, attorneys need to be careful in how and where they invest their time and money.  Controlling the cost of expert witness fees is on every attorneys mind when the case they are working on requires consultation with an expert on the issues at hand. (more…)

 

How to Increase Recovery in Your Medical Malpractice Cases

April 5, 2017

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It is becoming increasingly likely that the hospital will be included in the claim as plaintiff attorneys are very aware that courts are finding corporate negligence as a factor in many claims, and more and more states are recognizing corporate negligence as a contributing issue. (more…)

 

Win Your Case with the Right Medical Malpractice Team

December 29, 2016

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Every day, attorneys are challenged by grieving clients, voluminous records, and rapidly approaching deadlines, to determine if a medical malpractice case is worth the time and money required to pursue through trial. If you do not have the proper guidance and ability to decipher electronic medical records, or organize the records into an accurate depiction of the events in question, this task becomes even more daunting. (more…)

 

Using a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Expert Witness for Your Malpractice Case

December 20, 2016

Find a physician assistant expert witness

The rate of malpractice incidence is increasing for Physicians Assistants (PA’s) and Nurse Practitioners (NP’s). This has been attributed to the major increase in number of PA and APN providers between 1991 and 2007.

More cases are being filed and higher judgments are being awarded in malpractice cases utilizing nurse practitioner and physician assistant expert witnesses. Statistics from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) show that judgments and/or settlements increased between 2004 and 2008.

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Emergency Room Malpractice: Find the Right Medical Expert

December 7, 2016

Find an emergency room expert witness.

Updated February 20, 2019

Medical errors kill more than 250,000 people in the U.S. yearly, and injure millions. The chaotic nature of emergency rooms leads to a multitude of emergency room (ER) malpractice incidents, including misdiagnosis, surgical errors, delayed diagnosis, failure to diagnose, anesthesia malpractice, and more.

In fact, the Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) has said that the ER is an area of the hospital that generates the most medical malpractice lawsuits.
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