Video Forensics Cases
DisputeSoft was engaged in November 2014 by the Public Employees Federation of New York in connection with a disciplinary proceeding against one of its members, who was an employee of the New York Department of Finance, for allegedly being involved in a pushing-and-shoving altercation at a meeting at work. DisputeSoft’s G. Hunter Jones served as a video forensics expert for claimant and the Public Employees Federation of New York. The case was decided in arbitration.
DisputeSoft was engaged by defendant Luzerne County in 2010 in the matter of Doe v. Luzerne County et al in the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (Scranton), Case No. 3:08-cv-1155. DisputeSoft’s senior forensic examiner, G. Hunter Jones served as a video forensics expert for Luzerne County. Mr. Jones completed a forensic examination of the hard drive on which an inappropriate video was allegedly kept. In May 2013, a jury found no liability against Luzerne County.
DisputeSoft was engaged in July 2008 in a matter involving a student, who was accused of pushing and shoving outside of a school. Our experts enhanced the images and the video and upped the contrast using off-the-shelf software tools, which allowed the images to be discerned. DisputeSoft then created still frames for trial demonstratives.
DisputeSoft was engaged in May 2008 in a case involving an alleged sexual assault in a college dorm room. The defendant alleged that a video had been altered in that portions of the incident had been deleted. DisputeSoft analyzed the video file and found no evidence of it having been altered, as the defendant alleged.