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- A Lawyer’s Perspective: Best Uses of a Private Investigator
Private investigators serve many important functions that are distinct from the services provided by a lawyer. Due to the variety of services that a private investigator can provide, many lawyers keep private investigators on retainer or contract with them frequently. Some of the best uses of a private investigator include:
- Secret Weapons of Private Investigators
Private investigators are need for a variety of reasons, but they often have secret weapons they are able to employ in research, surveillance and other areas of providing data to the client.
- Private Investigator Tools of the Trade
Private investigators are specially trained individuals who employ a number of investigative techniques and tactics to discover important information that is often concealed from others. Some of the tools of the trade they use are very sophisticated while others are seemingly more common. These tools include:
- Comparison between Attorney Work Product and Grand Jury Subpoena
The work product of a lawyer and the attorney-client privilege, though confused for each other, are related but separate concepts. Both involve the relationship with the client, but they are different types of protection of information with dissimilar motivations.
- When Do You Need to Talk to an Attorney?
The old adage is that the best time to talk to a lawyer is when you don’t actually need one. Some of the reasons why you may want to speak to a lawyer include:
- Risks Of Opioid Painkiller Use
Opioid painkillers such as oxycodone, morphine, or fentanyl are legal drugs commonly prescribed by doctors to treat severe pain. They can be helpful for patients managing chronic pain conditions who may have suffered a personal injury, but can have very serious side effects if overused or abused.
- Talc Linked to Ovarian Cancer
In a legal action that includes nearly 50 plaintiffs, Johnson & Johnson lost a second trial over claims that its talcum powder causes ovarian cancer.
- Medical Errors Third Leading Cause Of Death
A new study conducted by doctors at Johns Hopkins suggests that most medical mistakes are not noted in official medical records or death certificates.
- Insight into Transgender Rights
Currently, The Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records and Department of Health holds a policy that bars transgender people from changing their birth certificate unless they undergo gender confirmation surgery.
- Physicians Who Build Rapport with Patients
The percentage of physicians who have been sued at some point over the course of their career is quite high. In fact, according to a recent Medscape survey of nearly 4,000 physicians, 59 percent had been named as a defendant in a medical malpractice suit.