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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Forensic toxicology

What is Forensic Toxicology?

Forensic Toxicology – What it is and How it Works What is forensic toxicology? It is the study of the toxic effects that chemicals can have on the body as well as understanding how different toxins within substances act, when it can occur and the various symptoms and treatments for…

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A Day in the Life of a Forensic Toxicologist

The Daily Routine of a Forensic Toxicologist Have you ever wondered what a forensic toxicologist is and asked yourself, “I wonder what a day in the life of a forensic toxicologist would be like?” Basically, it’s like watching the lab technicians on CSI but you need to be aware that…

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The Importance of an Expert Witness

How An Expert Witnesses Can Help You In a court of law, with any case that needs to be or must be tried, the judge and jury can be swayed by the testimony of an expert witness. Expert witnesses are priceless in terms of the testimony they provide as other…

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How Does Death Affect Forensic Toxicology Findings

Forensic toxicology is used to determine what chemicals were ingested or present at a crime scene, including trace elements and residue. The forensic toxicologist’s findings determine what chemicals were present, and in what concentration, at the time of death. Determining what substances a person ingested, can be complicated by absorption,…

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A Detailed Look At Forensic Pathology

Forensic pathology is an important and necessary function in the field of physiological science and crime scene investigations. What is the Role of a Forensic Pathologist? In the field of pathology, a forensic pathologist, commonly referred to as a medical examiner or coroner, is a trained physician whose role it…

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Toxicology Lawyer Talks Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana and medical marijuana in a handful of states, a common question has been raised amongst employees and employers: in states where marijuana has been legalized should it be allowed in the workplace? The answer to this question is not cut and dry, there…

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