Toxicology Expert Witnesses

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Toxicology expert witness candidates are typically PhDs with a background in chemistry, occupational and environmental medicine, internal medicine, and/or are Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH). In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the lead attorney may require a medical toxicology expert with prior expert testimony experience. 

Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms, and the field intersects with biology, chemistry, pharmacology, and medicine. Toxicologists are experts on poisons, and the factors that influence chemical toxicity. Forensic toxicology uses analytical chemistry, pharmacology and clinical chemistry to assist in death, poisoning, and drug use investigations. A forensic toxicologist determines the presence of toxic substances, as well as the effects those chemicals have on the subject body.

Expert witness services by a toxicologist often involves a medical or crime case that requires a clinical toxicology analysis. A toxicologist can be pivotal in assisting law enforcement at a crime scene investigation. Clients may also seek an experienced forensic toxicology expert for pre-litigation consulting work. Litigation support services to support toxicology cases could include lab work, expert report preparation, depositions, and expert witness testimony in the courtroom. Representing the plaintiff or defendant, when the need for a toxicology expert witness arises, top legal professionals call on Cahn Litigation Services. The firm has performed numerous searches for experts including matters encompassing:

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn an expert witness search around quickly. The firm has a reputation for providing toxicologist expert candidates with the right balance of expertise and testimony to support each unique project.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Toxicology experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Toxicology landscape.