The popularity of internet connected devices in homes and businesses provides fire investigators with more origin and cause clues than ever, if you know where to look for them.
In a potential game changer for litigation in Michigan, this recent unpublished appellate court ruling allows the video recording of a plaintiff's neuropsychological examinations.
You should be burning up if your fire claim notices don't include this level of detail.
Comprehensive pre-suit investigations help position cases for a successful defense in state or federal court.
A recent Michigan Court of Appeals ruling bans video recording but allows in-person observers for independent medical examinations.
Investigating a plaintiff’s prior suits may reveal contrary positions barring a claim through judicial estoppel.
Discovery will change dramatically under a new Michigan Supreme Court rule requiring judges to be “participant observers” in a more collaborative civil litigation process.
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- Fire Investigations and the Internet of Things
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