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Monthly Archives: December 2015

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How Accurate are Hair Follicle Drug Tests

Forensic Toxicology and False-Positive Hair Tests Forensic toxicology is an established discipline with tried-and-tested methods for detecting chemicals, drugs, and toxins. As scientists, we pride ourselves on delivering accurate results. Unfortunately, sometimes mistakes do slip by us. In these cases, the best thing to do is learn from the mistake…

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5 Tips to Avoid DUIs this New Years

Get a DUI Expert Witness or Simply Avoid DUIs? With the holiday season upon us, many people will be enjoying parties and gatherings. Unfortunately, this often means over-indulgence and drunk driving. So instead of spending your Christmas vacation looking for an expert witness for your DUI case, play it safe…

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What it Takes to Be a Forensic Toxicologist

Hire a Professional Forensic Toxicologist A forensic toxicologist deals with many facets of life as science merges with medicine and the law. You may be looking for a forensic toxicologist to conduct office drug tests for your employees or someone who knows about DUI laws and tests to be an…

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The Different Fields of Forensic Toxicology

Forensic Toxicology Fields There are many different types of forensic sciences and globally the American Academy of Forensic Sciences is the biggest forensic science organization. There are eleven sections in fields of interest, activity, education and the expertise of the individual members. The eleven sections include but are not limited…

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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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