In society at large, there’s a rather narrow definition of what a private investigator is. In tandem with that, there are a fair amount of misconceptions about what private investigators do. A lot of this has to do with a lack of information and their prevalent presence in media. Fiction
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Private investigators often have to make use of surveillance techniques for their work. Often times PIs conduct surveillance to collect evidence for an open case. However, on other ocassions some clients request surveillance simply to gather information that they might use later. The type of clientelle can vary, of course.
As we discussed in the previous article, private investigators play an essential role for attorneys in court. For instance, one of their main responsibilities in court is the collection and compilation of evidence. This service is often decisive to the outcome of a case, and can help bring it to
There are many benefits to hiring a private investigator for an attorney. Generally speaking, the predominant benefit is that a PI will make an attorney’s life a lot easier. They help lighten attorneys’ workloads so that they can focus on their clients and the specifics of their cases. In this
In our last couple of articles, we spoke of insurance fraud. Sometimes these situations can include cases of medical malpractice. Today we will go into more detail with what can go wrong in medicine. Specifically, how private investigators can help prevent issues that may arise, or bring them to light.
Insurance fraud is a pervasive crime in society, and its occurrence is growing. In the United States in particular there are more and more cases of insurance fraud. It is a serious problem that, as discussed in our previous article, has a serious impact on business and citizens. In this
One might assume that insurance fraud crimes only affect insurance companies. That perspective, however, is not taking the whole picture into account. Insurance fraud isn’t only harmful to insurance companies. It can also have a direct and negative impact on individuals, communities and small businesses. So what defines insurance fraud?
There are times, unfortunately, when someone we care about goes missing. Perhaps they disappeared without warning, leaving us with no clues as to there whereabouts. An experience like this can be an absolute shock to the system. If you need help tracking someone down, there’s not a better person to
Background checks are not always mandatory for a new position, however, when it comes to working with children they are. There are a significant amount of reasons why, and each of them is important. The predominant one is safety, these systems are in place to keep children safe. So for
Last week we talked about the importance of social media checks as part of a background check. How important they are for employers to get a better idea of who they are hiring. Whereas, this week we will be discussing the intricacies of a background check. What exactly employers are
People often make use of background checks or screenings to acquire criminal, financial, and commercial records. Individuals and/or organizations can acquire these. Employers, for example, often request these kinds of checks. Usually, if they wish to take a candidate onboard for a high-security position. Or, at times, even one that
What is an expert witness? An expert witness is a person who judges accept as an expert, deeming their opinion an expert suggestion. They have acquired this expertise usually via their education, training, skills, certification, and experience in their profession. Therefore, a judge may consider their opinion on certain evidence