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PBS’s Documentary “The Poisoner’s Handbook”

PBS’s documentary The Poisoner’s Handbook traces the history of how forensic science was introduced into the courtroom. The film focuses on the pioneering work of two doctors—Charles Norris and Alexander Gettler. In 1918, Charles Norris became New York City’s first Chief … Continue reading

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Can Plaintiff’s Delay In Serving a Lawsuit Lead to a Dismissal?

Plaintiff brought a product liability lawsuit alleging that defendant’s defective design and manufacturing of a dish caused her to suffer injuries.  She sustained burns to her arms when defendant’s dish broke as she was carrying hot foods.  The plaintiff filed … Continue reading

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