August 30, 2023

Why Would a Second Forensic Autopsy Be Limited to a Records Review?

If you are concerned about the initial forensic autopsy performed on a loved one, it is possible to obtain a second forensic autopsy. A second forensic autopsy is possible for those needing answers to questions that nobody seems to address, but these autopsies are different from the initial ones. Learn why a second forensic autopsy would be limited to a records review.

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August 28, 2023

What to Expect During a Forensic Consultation

If the reasons for the death of a loved one or a patient are unclear, you may need the help of a forensic pathologist. Being unsure why someone died can be challenging, regardless of whether you are a family member or part of the individual’s care team. It can make the grieving process more difficult or put you at risk of a malpractice claim. As such, getting answers is vital. With a forensic consultation, you can get the expert opinion of someone unbiased who will solely examine the facts. 

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August 28, 2023

How Can a Forensic Pathologist Help Healthcare Providers?

The death of a loved one in uncertain circumstances can prompt family members to search for answers on why it occurred. Finding out the cause of the death requires a forensic autopsy. For this forensic autopsy, healthcare providers need access to a professional experienced in these procedures who can offer unbiased results.  If you worry about managing these types of circumstances as a healthcare provider, having a forensic pathologist as a consultant can make a significant difference. 

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July 1, 2023

Can I Rely on a Forensic Pathologist Who Is Outside My State?

When there is confusion or uncertainty around someone’s unexpected death, families and loved ones are often left with unanswered questions that prevent them from finding the closure they need. To find those answers, many seek the expertise of a forensic pathologist to determine what caused the death. But can you rely on a forensic pathologist who is outside of your state for those answers?

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June 2, 2023

The Role of a Forensic Pathology Expert Witness in a Criminal Case

When criminal cases involve unnatural deaths, forensic pathology expert witnesses play a critical role in untangling the evidence around the case in order to help the court determine whether the defendant is guilty of the charges brought against them or innocent. With the opinion of an expert witness, the court is given an unbiased opinion that analyzes the facts of the case.

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May 12, 2023

The Role of a Forensic Pathology Expert Witness in a Wrongful Death Case

In the complex world of wrongful death cases, accurate, unbiased evidence is often the key to establishing the truth of what happened. Forensic pathology expert witnesses are crucial in shedding light on unnatural or natural circumstances surrounding a death. With their knowledge and scientific expertise, these professionals help determine the contributing factors behind a person’s passing.

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October 5, 2022

What Can Be Uncovered with a Medical Records Review?

There are many instances in which a MEDICAL RECORDS REVIEW may be necessary for validating a diagnosis, settling a billing dispute, or assisting a company in a legal case. With a thorough medical records review, Dr. Satish Chundru may uncover several pieces of information that may be valuable to the family seeking more information regarding a loved one’s death, lawyers, and litigators dealing with a legal case, or a business defending against liability. 

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September 5, 2022

What Specialized Training Has a Forensic Pathologist Undergone?

Generally, those interested in becoming forensic pathologists show a strong interest and aptitude for science, have an investigative mindset, are methodical and analytical, and possess the strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary for sharing their findings.

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August 1, 2022

Why Do I Need a Forensic Pathologist to Evaluate Non-lethal Injuries?

Dr. Satish Chundru is experienced in commenting on the nature of injury causation among the living. He has assisted families, law enforcement, legal counsel, healthcare facilities, and other organizations with investigations into non-lethal injuries to help establish the origin and confirm the diagnosis of an injury.

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July 12, 2022

Do Only Attorneys Benefit from Forensic Consulting?

While forensic consulting is generally used by attorneys, legal representatives, and law enforcement organizations in criminal and civil cases, clients benefit from forensic consulting services outside these industries. Forensic Consulting Services may be needed by families for private matters, by healthcare organizations, or due to workplace injuries.

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