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This program was recorded on December 28, 2018
The purpose of this presentation is to provide each Conference Attendee – Attorneys, Paralegals, and their Staff, with basic information regarding FORENSIC INVESTIGATION OF CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS AND WRONGFUL DEATHS. This presentation will also address initial contacts, site inspection, gathering evidence, testing, reconstruction, surveillance, witness’ statements, police reports, and admission of evidence, as affected by applicable laws, rules, customs, usage and practices in various jurisdictions, and to provide a guide for proper claims investigation, evaluation and presentation.
Matthew Arvin graduated from Ave Maria School of Law after earning his undergraduate degree in History and Classics from Valparaiso University. Matthew has five years of experience in construction safety management where he has worked for clients such as Duke Energy, General Mills, Toyota, and General Motors. Additionally, he is an authorized OSHA trainer where he teaches OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 classes. Barred in Tennessee, Matthew’s legal expertise includes personal injury on the job site and safety regulations in the construction industry. He resides in the Nashville area with his wife, Chelsea, and their dog Harper.
1.5 General Credits
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- Types of Construction-Related Accident /Wrongful Death Incidents
- “Accident”, Insurable Event, Defined
- Investigation of Construction-Related Cases and Claims
- Forensic Construction Investigation Worklist
- Evidence Big Picture
- Expert Selection
- Forensic Investigator and Expert Witness Resources
- Accident /Incident Investigation Worklist
- Fact Inquiry
- Anatomy of a Construction Project
- Potentially Culpable Persons, Parties, Entities
- Construction-Related Claims Discovery- Resources
- Preservation and Spoliation Issues
- Photos and Video Recordings of the Scene
- Spotting Red Flags
- Questions to Always Ask Witnesses
- Working with Law Enforcement to Obtain Evidence.
- GPS Evidence; Obtaining, Authenticating and Admitting
- Cell Phone Evidence: Obtaining, Authenticating and Admitting