Expert Investigations offers a wide range of business and
professional investigative services to assist with your information
gathering and fact finding needs. Our services are designed to elicit
the kind of facts, documents, and photographic/audio evidence which are
material to your case. Investigative steps are carefully considered
before we undertake them, ensuring that your investigation is always
conducted in a logical, orderly and professional manner. Take a look at
the quality services we offer. How can we assist you with the following
types of cases?
We investigate when you need vital information in advance of the
financial/business transaction taking place. Advance information
consists of comprehensive background investigation and identifies key
management activities/patterns of business or trade behavior which may
be unknown at the time.
Information is power and advance information often provides the
competitive edge necessary for businesses to succeed ahead of the
competition. Expert Investigations conducts ethical and legal
competitive intelligence investigations designed to gather information
about individuals/entities which can be used by business executives to
make transactional/business decisions.
Expert Investigations conducts detailed liability based
investigations designed to uncover the material facts necessary to
assess, reduce or otherwise mitigate and prevent business, personal,
government or corporate liability.
CORPORATE AND BUSINESS INVESTIGATIONS
Fraud/Theft/ Embezzlement/White Collar Crime
Internal investigations are designed to gather the facts behind
various forms of employee misappropriation. Investigations requiring a
forensic accountant will be referred accordingly ensuring you have the
professional resources necessary to gather and document the financial
Industrial Espionage/Theft of Trade Secrets
Businesses are exposed to significant financial risk when proprietary
business information is misappropriated by insiders. Investigation is
necessary to uncover the facts behind what was stolen, who did it, how
they did it and how they removed the information from the business
premises without detection.
Piracy/ Brand Protection/Trademark Infringement/Counterfeiting/Intellectual Property
When products, merchandise or intellectual property is pirated,
stolen, counterfeited or diverted, Expert Investigations uncovers the
facts and documents the evidence.
Product liability investigations cover a wide range of products, such
as food product liability, equipment failure, and product defect. We
collect, visually inspect and photographically document all evidence,
making arrangements to secure the product and evidence as necessary in
accordance with best, "chain of custody" practices.
HUMAN RESOURCES/PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT INVESTIGATIONS
These are background investigations designed to gather the facts
necessary to reduce potential liability associated with employment
related issues or in support of litigation matters.
Code of Business Conduct/Hotline/Ethics/Conflict of Interest/Sexual
Harassment/Wrongful Termination and Job Discrimination
Expert Investigations conducts a full range of complex investigations
related to possible employee misconduct (business and personal) and
litigation, which may involve fact finding, statement taking, in depth
background investigations, and court and business/fictitious records
checking for outside conflicts of interest in violation of the company's
INTERVIEWS AND STATEMENTS
Upon request, we will take a written statement, a recorded statement
or a written and recorded statement. When you only have one chance to
secure an interview, it's paramount to get it right the first time as
people don't often give you a "second chance." Thirty years of
successful investigative experience enhances our ability to get the
information you need the first time, and detailed interviews combined
with fact based statements add real value to your case. Video statements
arranged upon request.
There are times when you require more information than you have.
Getting the added information is often obtained through a detailed
background investigation, which can be critical to most cases. Remember,
what you don't know can hurt you! Expert Investigations has the
experience necessary to evaluate your case, ascertain what information
you need and whether a background investigation adds significant value
to your case. If it does not, we won't recommend it. That type of
service commitment is what keeps our customers satisfied, ensuring they
contact us the next time they need investigative assistance.
While various federal acts prevent investigators from gathering
financial information under "pretext," Expert investigations conducts
legal and ethical asset related investigations when it is important for
client's to have an in depth understanding of an individual's financial
status/net worth to successfully evaluate a matter.
Often times, the ability to locate witnesses is the difference
between success and failure. Expert Investigations excels when locating a
key witness is critical to the case and our track record in the area of
locating difficult witnesses, hard to find witnesses or witnesses who
don't want to be found is unsurpassed in the investigative industry.
When you just have to find that person...contact us. Our results speak
Court Testimony/Records Review/Witness Locates
When your case goes to court, you need an expert on your side. Myron
Sanders is an established industry professional, widely recognized as
one of the top investigators in the Pacific Northwest. Myron's case
preparation, experience and professional demeanor make him a very
credible witness, and his professional background allows him to
successfully articulate the facts of your case to a jury.
Not every consultation results in our opening an investigation; your
case may not warrant it. In addition to our professional investigative
offerings, we also offer a wide range of business and information
consulting services to meet our client's needs. Feel free to contact us
for more information or to discuss your situation. Take advantage of the
expertise that we offer our clients.
NOTE: Expert Investigations does not provide surveillance services.
However upon request we will provide you with the name of a reputable
Fraud investigations cross all insurance lines. Our complex, and
unrivaled, understanding of insurance coverage issues is a "value added"
benefit to our insurance company clients as understanding the
intricacies of insurance policies is often beneficial in securing
material and relevant case information during the interview of insured's
and other witnesses. Should your case go to prosecution, our
investigative reports are case ready.
Property & Casualty
Our services include investigating arson for profit, slip &
falls, worker's compensation, product liability, auto theft, burglary,
organized rings, subrogation and bodily injury claims.
Life & Health
Services include staged death, disability claims, life insurance
contestability claims, interviews, statements, application fraud,
material misrepresentation issues, background investigations, document
review, witness locates and other contestable insurance matters.