Roger H. Lori, Sr. Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Funerals & Cremation

Specialty Focus:

Mortuary, Funeral Homes, Cemetery, Embalmer, Cremation, Crematory, Embalming, Crematorium


Mortuary Science, Cypress Mortuary College; Embalming License, Funeral director, Cypress Mortuary College

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

I have been in funeral service since 1970. I have owned and operated eighteen mortuaries, crematorium and related businesses. I have been a hands-on operator, performing all duties to operate a successful mortuary and crematory business. I have personally embalmed over 20,000 remains, cremated over 5,000 remains, and have conducted thousands of funeral arrangements and services. I am a licensed embalmer, licensed funeral director, licensed cemetery salesman and licensed crematory manager. All of my licenses are current and in good standing. I do consulting and expert witness work full time. I have owned my consulting business since 1987 and have worked with many lawyers providing expert witness services as well as consulting with them and funeral directors. I have extensive experience in reviewing documents such as depositions, complaints, court testimony, investigations and reviewing material and offering my opinions and standards of care pertaining to cases and industry. I am willing to travel anywhere in the United States. My areas of expertise are: Screen and investigate cases for merit* Determine liabilities of staff and management* Gather and review records* Review policies for consistency* Evaluate cases for deviations of care* Background checks of embalmer, funeral director and staff* Embalming analysis* Verify procedures used* Autopsy/coroner information* My experience as a crematory manager/operator, performing thousands of cremations, allows me to inspect remains for texture, color, weight and appearance to achieve information.