Head Injuries / TBI Cases – Will Improvement Be Possible?

In general, there is a tendency for people to believe that over time, most injuries will improve, and thus the injured person will be better next month than they are today. This false belief is not uncommon for those with head injuries.

Spousal Support

Spousal Support

As a forensic and vocational expert, it is not uncommon to be called as an expert to opine about spousal support in a divorce. It’s been my experience that the court considers each spouse’s gross income and reduces this amount by subtracting mandatory deductions to determine net income. Mandatory deductions include income taxes, social security, and healthcare.

Parental Custody

Parental Custody

With younger children, this may mean awarding custody to the parent who has been the child’s primary caregiver. With older children, this may mean giving custody to the parent who is best able to foster continuity in education, neighborhood life, religious institutions, and peer relationships.

Bar on Expert Testimony Puts Thousands of Accutane Cases in Jeopardy

Dr. Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist | Expert WitnessLast month we focused on expert witnesses – what to consider when hiring an expert and how expert witnesses are judged by a jury.A recent decision in a high-profile case, however, highlights the importance of...

Webinar: The Voir Dire Process – Tips and Techniques

Voir dire is a French term meaning “to see to speak” and refers to the process of questioning prospective jurors by a judge and attorneys in court. Voir dire is used to determine if any juror is biased and/or cannot deal with the issues fairly, or if there is cause...