Five Things Every Criminal Attorney Should Know About Bruises
Courtesy of Godoy Medical Forensics
Bruises cannot be dated by color. If yellow can be identified, one can determine that the bruise is at least 18 hours old. All other colors can be observed from the first minute until the bruise heals. However, what you call “yellow,” I may call “brown,” so this is a very precarious area to base an opinion on. All other colors can be observed from the first appearance until the bruise heals.
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