Hayes & Associates

“A few jurors spoke with me after the [Defense] verdict was read…a HUGE part of their decision was based on [Erik Power’s] testimony. They found
him very credible [and] knowledgeable.”

— Defense Attorney

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“Thank you, on behalf of the family and myself, for your guidance and aid in my preparations for trial and for your impeccable presentation and expert testimony. Your meticulous, straightforward explanation of the unexplainable was vital to our efforts.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“The ABSOLUTE BEST with whom I have worked in 30 years. Dr. Hayes is superbly qualified and talks right on the same level with a jury.”

— Defense Attorney

“Dr. Hayes impressed the court as an expert witness whose testimony was offered with a view toward assisting the court in understanding technical information in a neutral and unbiased manner. He was a very credible witness.”

— Judge, United States District Court

“Dr. Hayes’ testimony was very convincing, very interesting and not hard to understand." ; "Dr. Hayes’ testimony was the turning point.”

— Jurors in a recent Wrongful Death Case

“Mark Erickson was excellent today. Well prepared, well presented, and he held up against a tough lawyer on the other side.”

— Defense Attorney

“Dr. Hayes was instrumental in taking a case in which a jury returned a verdict of $832,000, to a verdict on retrial of $640! I wish we had used him in the first trial as the jury loved him. I have learned my lesson and involve his team in my most difficult cases.”

— Defense Attorney

“A few jurors spoke with me after the [Defense] verdict was read…a HUGE part of their decision was based on [Erik Power’s] testimony. They found
him very credible [and] knowledgeable.”

— Defense Attorney

“…thank you to Professor Hayes for his, clear, confident and very competent testimony yesterday [in a child abuse case in England]. It was a refreshing change to hear expert evidence of such calibre. Also a resounding thanks
to the team at Hayes+Associates, Melissa, Tracy et al, who have been professional, personable and a pleasure to work with.”

— Defense Attorney

“…wanted to personally thank all of your amazing staff for once again
providing such outstanding service. Everyone’s work is more than outstanding, and the neverending and consistent courtesy, professionalism, and overall congeniality with which we are all treated here…is so very much appreciated.”

— Paralegal

“[Dr. Hayes] Your trial demeanor, preparation and presentation far exceed my ‘lofty expectations,’ and was instrumental in resulting in a defense verdict…within 15 minutes!”

— Defense Attorney

“[Dr. Bauer] This [animation] looks GREAT!…I have to say, I am really impressed.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“With a court deadline putting our backs to the wall, Dr. Jeremy Bauer integrated a complex fact pattern, bio-engineering, and industry standards with a cogent defect analysis forcefully making liability in our product liability case. It was brilliant. It brought our severely injured client to tears-finally someone explained not only what happened but why. The case settled.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“[Erik Power] did an outstanding job [at a jury trial in 2007]. He was extremely well prepared [and] his testimony and presentations were excellent…[S]everal of the jurors approached me after returning a nearly immediate unanimous defense verdict. [A] juror explained that Mr. Power was the best [of our excellent experts]. He was surprised to hear that this was the first time Mr. Power had ever testified in a trial. ”

— Defense Attorney

“Please tell your nurse [Gina Carter]…[that our] other experts missed those [medical records] also. It will be interesting to see what [they] turn up! ”

— Paralegal

“[Dr. Hayes and Mr. Erickson]…we really appreciate the work they did on the case; the knowledge we garnered from our consultations with them definitely put us in a far better position to negotiate a favorable plea offer.”

— Federal Public Defender

“[Mr. Erickson] It is clear from the jury’s finding that the accident did not cause damage to the plaintiff and that it relied heavily on your work. You guys hit it out of the park again.”

— Defense Attorney

“It is clear the case would not have settled as well as it did but for the excellent work of Hayes+Associates and [Patrick Lee]…”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“…thank you for an excellent presentation and to Jeremy for the brilliant slides.”

— Defense Attorney

“These are some of the best slides I’ve ever seen when it comes to illustrating and persuading on these types [of] issues.”

— Defense Attorney

“All of the jurors told us they were most impressed with [Dr. Hayes’s] explanation of the medical causation issue…no one had ‘compared the impact from the incident to the impacts experienced in the ordinary activities of daily living’…They clearly felt [Dr. Hayes’s] explanation was the most persuasive evidence they had in 3 ½ weeks of trial and their short deliberation supports it.”

— Defense Attorney, after speaking with jurors following a Defense Verdict

“…this [verdict] was in no small part due to your careful analysis and [truly phenomenal] work on the stand.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“[Dr. Hayes’ and Dr. Bauer’s] assistance and [Dr. Hayes’] testimony was critical to us putting together such a strong summary judgment motion that gave us the leverage to dispose of this case. Thank you so much for all of your help.”

— Defense Attorney

“As a lawyer in…who has retained Toby let me tell you this, he is the BEST OF THE BEST in the business. Highest qualified. Most thorough. Best testifier. Incredibly “normal” on the stand and in person. And super likable to a jury. I remain the biggest fan of this man and his company! Truly second to no one I’ve ever seen in this business in my 33 years trying cases.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

“[Dr. Bauer] Thanks so much for all of your help. You were the best witness in the trial. We sincerely appreciate all that you did.”

— Plaintiff Attorney

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