PREMISES SECURITY EXPERT WITNESS
DAYCARE - HOSPITALS - HOTELS - APARTMENTS
CREATE A SOLID CRIMINAL CASE
One of the most important aspects of any type of criminal matter will be
an attorney's ability to compile evidence in a clear, organized way
and then create a compelling case to interpret and convey the evidence
in an indisputable manner. Complement your skills as a criminal defense
attorney, prosecutor, or premises liability attorney by hiring one of
the most retained experts for premises security and unauthorized entry breaches.
Mike Panish has participated as the door and premises security expert witness
and consultant in dozens of rape, assault, murder, and elder and patient
abuse cases throughout the United States.
Mike's testimony has set legal standards for adult long term care facilities
Because of Mike's involvement as the plaintiff's security and premises
liability expert for a case involving an elderly woman with dementia who
was raped in 2007 at an adult day care facility by an employee, the victim
received one of the highest verdicts of $12.5 MILLION in California courts
for elder abuse and rape.
Mike has extensive experience building and renovating medical buildings,
hospitals, and long term skilled nursing and day care facilities
Mike understands the security requirements of medical facilities and knows
what security must be in place to protect the patients and residents.
He is thoroughly versed in standard of care issues and has been called
upon to advise and consult major medical facilities to improve their elopement
and intrusion concerns.
Mike has provided invaluable professional services as a highly experienced
door, lock, and security contractor for these types of facilities:
- Nursery, preschool, and child daycare facilities
- Schools, Colleges, Dorms
- Adult daycare facilities
- Long Term Care & Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Hospitals & Medical Office Buildings
- Transport Buses (School & Medical)
- In home residential care
- Jails and penal facilities
- Courtrooms & Government Buildings
- Hotels, Resorts, Motels, Extended Stay
- Apartments & Condos
- Homes & Offices
Why has Mike Panish been retained as premises security expert for so many
rape & abuse cases?
As a building contractor, Mike Panish has a substantial background building
and renovating long term and skilled nursing facilities of many kinds.
Mike owns and maintains a door, lock, and security hardware business that
provides services for periodic inspections of doors and hardware, ADA
compliance issues, and life safety. His door and hardware company has
provided many medical facilities with proprietary master key systems that
control access to areas by tiered status. As an electrical contractor,
he has designed and installed card key access and video surveillance systems
that attempt to limit and control access through supervised oversight.
Mike has been responsible for helping to develop policies and procedures,
and provide and install access equipment that dictate the way that everyone
gains entry to secure facilities such as jails, courts, government facilities,
laboratories, hospitals, and hotels.
TYPES OF CASES MIKE PANISH HAS HANDLED:
- Sexual assault
- Inmate assault
- Patient abuse and rape
- Day care abuse
- Nursing home abuse
- Medical transport sexual assault
- Unauthorized access point breaches
Unbiased Expert for Plaintiff & Defense
Mike Panish has been designated and is currently involved as expert witness
and consulted on many rape, assault and murder related cases. His expertise
has been provided to both the Plaintiff and Defense sides almost equally.
He has testified in trial for these types of cases, and has been hailed
as one of the most significant reasons that his clients have prevailed
in the actions. Some of his cases have been written about in local trial
magazines and "The Verdict" has noted Mike Panish's involvement
in cases where unprecedented awards have been given.
Nationwide Inspection & Testimony for Premises Security & Criminal Cases
Mike has travelled nationwide to analyze and evaluate the site conditions
leading up to a crime. He has repeatedly been involved in determining
whether the points of access and construction qualities met code and industry
standard requirements. Mike has been asked to comment on the appropriate
usage of specific hardware, automatic access controls, door installation,
video surveillance, illumination, and other aspects related to increased
or lacking security potentials.
One of the most important aspects of the services that Mike provides is
the ability to analyze and integrate all of the key components that may
have been available to prevent the incidents from ever occurring. His
extensive background in construction relating to door and hardware security
technology has been shown to be significant in defending issues that appear
to have been misinterpreted by the opposing side or proving the positions
of the involved parties.
Criminal, Assault, Murder, & Home Invasion Cases
Mike has worked on many cases as expert witness and consultant for the
Plaintiff and the Defense for criminal, assault, rape, and home invasion
cases. He has been retained by homeowners associations that were defending
claims against their association, has been retained as Plaintiff's
expert for rape and assault victims, and has been used in mediation and
arbitration by neutral parties as a consulting analyst. Mike is currently
retained as security expert witness in several assault cases that resulted
in the murder of one or more of the involved parties.
Mike Panish's interpretive analysis has led to the discovery of outside
sources often contributing to the cause of the incident. Mike has testified
and appeared in court to represent rape victims in cases involving senior
assault and abuse. He has been designated as expert in cases that pertain
to rape and assault with day care centers that have involved mentally
disabled, physically disabled, elder abuse, and child abuse.
Mike has been involved in adult day care cases where patrons have been
raped and molested. He has been retained to evaluate the safety and security
precautions in place during case discovery. Mike has been designated as
the preferred expert on many ADA and handicapped related abuse cases.
He has been retained in cases that have involved molestation during transport
to and from day care facilities, in house abuses that have been the result
of violent mismanagement and he has found through investigative analysis
evidence in several facilities where staff members were behaving unprofessionally
and inappropriately towards their charges.
As president of Construction Systems, Mike has been involved in the renovation
and construction of long term care facilities, adult day care locations,
senior housing centers, and acute care facilities that pertain to the
severely disabled client. He has actively participated in establishing
security procedures for lock and access control, surveillance monitoring
systems, and key card technologies. He has consulted with many facility
directors and engineering staff to assure that all aspects of their facility
are safe and secure from outside intrusion while protecting the personal
security and privacy of the resident client.
SECURITY & PREMISES LIABILITY EXPERT WITNESS MIKE PANISH IS THE EXPERT YOU NEED!