Posted on 30th November 2014 by David Nicholson
Determining drug and/or alcohol abuse is usually done through hair testing, but many circumstances render this approach impossible: baldness, religious grounds, or reluctant participants are all potential issues. Sometimes, collection agents even arrive only to find the person under suspicion completely shaved from head to toe.
Thus, courts often struggle with a distinct lack of evidence.
So what are the other options? The answer is in... Read More
Posted on 1st September 2014 by David Nicholson
Alcoholism is often cited in family law cases, particularly those surrounding child neglect or domestic abuse. It’s an issue that carries huge implications for all parties concerned, so it’s vitally important to seek thorough and accurate testing when investigating claims.
Governments used to suggest men should not regularly exceed 3-4 units of alcohol per day, roughly equating to 1.5 pints of beer. Women were advised to drink no more than 2-... Read More
Posted on 25th August 2014 by David Nicholson
Hair drug testing can be used to determine drug abuse over a prolonged period of time, and also allows solicitors to establish a client’s pattern of change. Many drug abusers will make the commitment to stop, and you therefore need an accurate test to verify and confirm this.
However, due to a lack of clear understanding about the complexities involved, some laboratories misinterpret their findings, causing delays to court cases and potential... Read More