Inside the Lawyers Studio Podcast

Dr. Justin P. Schorr, DJS President and Principal Collision Reconstruction Engineer, joined Scott Tredwell, host and creator of Inside the Lawyers Studio, as the podcast’s first expert witness guest.  Their…

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Origin Before Cause: Fire Investigation Terminology

Fire investigator standing amidst the smoking remnants of a building fire.

“Cause and Origin” was the terminology used in the fire investigation community, as well as in fire and arson textbooks like Robert Carter’s Arson Investigation, which was originally published in…

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Forensic Video Analysis: Distortions in Secondary Recordings

Sometimes the only video evidence available for a case is a secondary recording of the original video. “Secondhand” video evidence is a recording of a video playback on another device’s…

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Pre-Deposition Construction Litigation Strategies

Construction Safety Expert Witness

Expert witnesses have an invaluable role in the realm of construction litigation.  Retaining an expert early in the legal process, particularly before depositions are conducted, is essential for attorneys seeking…

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Confirming Crash Times with Dashcam Audio

Dashcam mounted on vehicle windshield interior

Dashcams have become indispensable tools for drivers and can often provide crucial evidence in the event of an accident.  However, not all dashcams timestamp the videos, which can pose significant…

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The (Not So) Mysterious Secrets of Metadata

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Metadata, the mysterious “data about data.” But it doesn’t need to be so mysterious. And in forensics, metadata can be a helpful tool. The metadata of a file is a…

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