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Tragic Toddler Death Aboard Cruise Ship Leads to Lawsuit

By Dr. Gary Deel

New evidence has emerged regarding the circumstances that led to the death of a toddler who fell out of a window while aboard a cruise ship. Could this new video footage make it more difficult for the family to prove the cruise line was negligent in providing safety features on its ship?

The Ethical Dilemma of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

By Dr. Gary Deel

Most states prohibit assisted suicide, even by licensed physicians. What regulatory checks need to be in place to legalize euthanasia and help people die with dignity?

Expert Witness Chronicles: Assessing Risk and Playing the Blame Game

By Dr. Gary Deel

Did Paul take on foreseeable risk when we went swimming outside his Miami Beach hotel? Was he justified in believing he was on hotel property? Who's to blame for his catastrophic injuries? Dive into the counterarguments posed during this intriguing hospitality lawsuit.

Decriminalizing Prostitution Might Create a Major Morality Shift

By Dr. Gary Deel

When prostitution is illegal, it often leads to other illegal activity. Read about why lawmakers should consider legalizing prostitution along with suggestions for mandates and controls to be included in such legislation. 

Expert Witness Chronicles: Beware the Shifting Sandbars

By Dr. Gary Deel

In the third article in this series, the hotel's lawyers argue that Paul should have known to look for  sandbars prior to the swimming accident that left him paralyzed. Read the counterargument by Paul's attorneys about why the hotel was responsible to warn guests of such hazards. 

How Do We Justify the Many Laws against Prostitution?

By Dr. Gary Deel

Criminal prostitution laws are a clear example of laws that consistently fail to change social behavior. Is it possible to legalize prostitution in a way that preserves the physical and mental well-being of those directly involved?

Expert Witness Chronicles: Do Hotels Have a Duty to Warn of Hazards?

By Dr. Gary Deel

Do hotels have a duty to inspect for and warn guests about potential hazards that aren't on its property? Follow the case of Paul, who was paralyzed after a swimming accident outside his Miami Beach hotel, as experts work to determine responsibility.