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Nominated For Best Expert Service-2020

Nominated For Best Expert Service-2020

 Homestead Medical Experts receives nomination as NJ Law Journal’s “Best of 2020” “Expert Witness Referral Service” Homestead Medical Experts, the Princeton NJ based leader in Medicolegal Expert referrals was nominated as “Best Medical Expert Witness Referral Service of 2020” in several related categories by the NJ Law Journal for excellence ...
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Why We Are Homestead

Why We Are Homestead

I wanted to take a minute and tell you all about a story I recall in the very early times of Homestead when we had just a few experts.  The case below is one of the reasons that motivates me each day, and it's a constant reminder to me WHY we do ...
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COVID-19 and the state of the Courts

COVID-19 and the state of the Courts

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across communities, it has impacted all aspects of normal operations across the United States.  From work furloughs, sheltering in place, the closing of schools, and social distancing, it is most certainly an unprecedented era. The practice of law has not been immune from ...
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Vetting a Medical Expert

Vetting a Medical Expert

Part 1: Experience in Medical-Legal Work Not every case can lead to a medical expert testifying, but the experts typically get involved in any capacity from the intake of a case through to the settlement.  From helping establish the merits of a case to the Affidavit of Merit, the examination, ...
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Digging into the CV – Identify an Expert Medical Witness for your next case

Digging into the CV – Identify an Expert Medical Witness for your next case

Hiring an expert witness for your client’s case is analogous to hiring a new employee for the firm.  Your business hinges on getting the hire right.  Getting it correct can save an awful lot of headaches farther down the road.  Whether you have decided to speak with an expert witness ...
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Moving past the C.V. (When finding an expert witness)

Moving past the C.V. (When finding an expert witness)

Beyond the CV - Considerations when choosing an expert witness Expert witnesses have become an important and critical part of litigation over the years.   Finding and retaining great experts can truly make the difference in successfully arguing on behalf of a client.  With continual advances in medical science, expert witnesses ...
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Patient cuts off his own hand

Patient cuts off his own hand

On or about April 27, 1994 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, a construction worker by the name of Thomas W. Passmore was possessed with thoughts of The Devil and believed that his own right hand was evil. He was employed to work there at a construction site, where he ...
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Remembering the New York DA Integral to Releasing Central Park Five

Remembering the New York DA Integral to Releasing Central Park Five

Today we remember the legendary American lawyer who served as both the U.S. Attorney for United States for the Southern District of New York and as the District Attorney (DA) for New York City who passed in July 2019. In 2002, Robert Morgenthau bravely and heroically urged the courts to ...
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Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Licensed to practice Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in New Jersey, Dr. Toby B. Husserl, M.D. is a Partner of the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey in the Sports Medicine Division. Prior to this, Dr. Husserl has served as Director for Orthopaedic ...
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Reckless Endangerment Definitions are Oddly Specific in New Jersey!

Reckless Endangerment Definitions are Oddly Specific in New Jersey!

You ever hear about something odd written in law and wonder why it exists in the first place? (Despite popular opinion, slurping soup in New Jersey IS legal). We thought the definitions for Reckless Endangerment in the New Jersey Criminal Code were particularly interesting. According to NJ Rev Stat § 2C:12-2 ...
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