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The monthly podcast for the Ohio Association for Justice

You can’t have an infectious diseases physician for example come in and testify as to the standard of care for an orthopedic surgeon. It has to be someone who is doing basically the same kind of work that the defendant is doing and from a public policy perspective that kind of makes sense. You want someone who does the same sort of work that you’re criticizing so that they know what the rules and the standards are for that kind of work.

Selecting the Right Expert Witnesses

Host Sean Harris talks with Cincinnati attorney and OAJ member Sarah Tankersley about how to select the right expert witnesses.

Selecting the Right Expert Witnesses

Host Sean Harris talks with Cincinnati attorney and OAJ member Sarah Tankersley about how to select the right expert witnesses.

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Now most of our defendants are public agencies so we have the public records law in our favor, but there’s a lot of private vendors doing medical care in jails and other private defendants that we resist this with because if all this work and all this exposure of abuse and bad training and wrongful conduct gets swept under the rug just with the payment of a couple dollars we’re not doing our job and we fight very hard to make sure that the public learns what we’ve learned.

Police Misconduct Cases

Host Sean Harris talks with Cincinnati attorney and OAJ member Al Gerhardstein about police misconduct cases, specifically violations of the fourth amendment.

Police Misconduct Cases

Host Sean Harris talks with Cincinnati attorney and OAJ member Al Gerhardstein about police misconduct cases, specifically violations of the fourth amendment.

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So the federal regulations, it’s a book we call the watermelon book because it’s got a pink cover, but in there is contained all the regulations that govern life in a nursing home, from the temperature of the food in the dining room to the care that should be given to the qualifications and the staff that works there. So the nursing home case is one where you have to be very familiar with the federal regulations.

Understanding the Basics of Nursing Home Litigation

Host Sean Harris talks with Cleveland attorney and OAJ member Nancy Iler about nursing home litigation.

Understanding the Basics of Nursing Home Litigation

Host Sean Harris talks with Cleveland attorney and OAJ member Nancy Iler about nursing home litigation.

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