Toxicology

Toxicology (from the Ancient Greek words τοξικός toxikos "poisonous" and λόγος logos) is a branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine (more specifically pharmacology) concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms. A toxicologist is a scientist or medical personal who specializes in the study of symptoms, mechanisms, treatments and detection of venoms and toxins; especially the poisoning of people.It also studies the harmful effects of chemical, biological and physical agents in biological systems that establishes the extent of damage in living organisms.
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  • Philadelphia Car Accident Statistics

    … reports Conducting depositions,2 which elicit testimony from other parties that is given under oath Issuing interrogatories, which are written questions that a party must answer under oath Victims should keep in mind that an attorney will make the process of preparing your case much easier than it would be if they chose to do…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 16 readers -
  • DUI Manslaughter Defense

    …. Biological specimens, such as blood and urine, are preserved during the course of an autopsy. Toxicology testing is performed on the specimens. The results of the toxicology tests may show that the was under the influence of some sort of drug or alcohol at the time of the accident. It should be relatively easy to establish whether the decedent…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 10 readers -
  • 80-year-old woman killed in accident near Amite

    … were submitted for toxicology analysis. Copyright 2015 WVUE. All rights reserved. http://www.kplctv.com/story/29317610/80-year-old-woman-killed-in-accident-near-amite The post 80-year-old woman killed in accident near Amite appeared first on Lake Charles Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

    Lake Charles Personal Injury Attorney- 23 readers -
  • At Least 177 Unfiled DUI Cases in Broward County

    … as a temporary driving permit for the next 10 days; Defendant posts $500 bond for a first DUI and goes home; Officer submits probable cause affidavit with the breath test ticket to the State Attorney; State Attorney files an “information” which is the document officially charging somebody with a crime. This is how the “177 unfiled DUI…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 45 readers -
  • DUI Marijuana | Urinalysis Cross Examination

    … Urine test positive for THC? This last week I had the opportunity to “pinch hit” in a jury trial. My job was to cross examine the State’s 3 toxicology witnesses. If you just read the police reports, you would think that the prosecution was walking into a “slam dunk” type of a case. You had an individual who submitted to an Intoxilyzer 8000…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 60 readers -
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in East Harris County

    …, and was speculated to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the time of the accident. The imminent return of blood test/toxicology results will confirm if Kelli Jo Ivy was intoxicated at the time of the incident. Intoxication Manslaughter – DUI Due to the nature of the offense, there’s no doubt she’ll be charged with Intoxicated…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 36 readers -
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