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Legal Research's Guidance on When to Hire an Investigator


According to new legal research of statutory and case law, when you are facing a workplace issue, it is important to have all the information you need to make the best decision. An employer investigation can be a valuable tool in gathering information and determining the facts of a case. However, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities before participating in an investigation.

If you are an employer considering conducting an investigation, it is important to have a clear understanding of the goals of the investigation and the scope of the investigation. You should also develop a plan for conducting the investigation in a fair and impartial manner.

The following are some of the benefits of using a third-party investigator:

  • Objectivity and credibility: Third-party investigators can provide an objective and credible assessment of the facts of a case. This can be helpful in resolving disputes and avoiding litigation.

  • Expertise: Third-party investigators often have specialized expertise in conducting workplace investigations. This can help to ensure that the investigation is conducted in a thorough and professional manner.

  • Confidentiality: Third-party investigators can maintain the confidentiality of the investigation. This can be important in protecting the privacy of the individuals involved.

The following are some of the things to consider when choosing a third-party investigator:

  • Experience: The investigator should have experience conducting workplace investigations.

  • Qualifications: The investigator should have the necessary qualifications to conduct a thorough and professional investigation.

  • Reputation: The investigator should have a good reputation for conducting fair and impartial investigations.

If you are considering using a third-party investigator, it is important to consult with the Lynch Law Firm to discuss your specific needs.