Private investigators usually aren’t as colorful, as they are on television. However, many businesses and individuals use their services. They are technology-savvy individuals who gather useful information.
Frequently, attorneys use their services in civil and criminal cases. Investigators handle jobs that attorneys can’t do. In product liability and auto accident cases, investigators track down witnesses and take photos. Often, attorneys need pictures of the accident scene for trial. When attorneys can’t find a witness, investigators will. They have all sorts of tools for locating people. Attorneys also use investigators to track down witnesses in criminal cases, and interview them about their role in the case.
Surveillance services are always needed. Attorneys need to investigate rumors of infidelity in divorce cases. Many businesses also use surveillance to check on injured workers. They want to determine if they’re really injured, and not doing some other kind of work.
Investigators also work for businesses who want integrity checks on employees. For example, day care centers may want to make sure prospective employees haven’t been accused of certain crimes. Private Investigators in Miami work for corporations. They handle issues like theft of business secrets and sexual harassment allegations.