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Posted on October 10, 2023 by Peter George

When we started in business in 2004, the primary sources for locating experts were listservs and personal recommendations from other attorneys.  The Internet, already a notable source back then (Google went public in 2003), soon became the primary way to search for experts, while listservs essentially disappeared.

Posted on July 11, 2023 by Vident Partners

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is primarily used as a pain medication, particularly for severe and chronic pain.  It is also used with other medicines immediately before or during surgery to help the anesthetic work better.  It is a potent opioid analgesic, meaning it is a highly effective pain reliever.  When used under the supervision of a healthcare professional and according to prescribed guidelines, the risk of addiction associated with fentanyl (as with other opioid pain relievers) can be minimized.

Posted on June 13, 2023 by Vident Partners

A neurologist and a neuropsychiatrist are both medical professionals who specialize in the field of neurology, but there are some differences in their areas of expertise and the types of patients they typically treat.

Posted on May 9, 2023 by Vident Partners

Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms, including humans.  Toxicologists investigate the mechanisms of toxic effects, evaluate the risks and benefits of chemical exposures, and develop strategies to minimize harmful effects.  There are two categories of toxicologists: medical (MD) toxicologists and PhD toxicologists.  They share some common areas of expertise, but there are significant differences in their training, responsibilities and career paths.


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