ADULT REHABILITATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-000266
This expert has extensive credentials and training in nursing, nurse life care planning, and medicare consulting. She belongs to the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, and the National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. She has held numerous nursing positions throughout the mid-west and is currently a nurse life care planner and consultant at a private firm in Indiana.
Expert Witness: E-027206
This extremely qualified expert is a certified rehabilitation nurse with years of experience in the field. She received her BSN degree from Maryville University and her MSN degree from the University of Texas, where she also completed a PhD program focusing on rehabilitation science. She is a member of various professional associations, including Sigma Theta Tau and the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, which honored her with its President's Award in 2014. She has ...
Expert Witness: E-008583
This expert has two earned doctorates in nursing and over 30 years of experience as a nurse and an advanced practice nurse. She has had extensive experience in long term care and rehabilitation, has over 25 years as a Professor of Nursing, and is a recent Past President of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. She is an editor of the a major nursing journal.
Expert Witness: E-060289
This expert has 40+ years of experience providing vocational evaluations for adults and children alike. His four part process includes a medical record review, standardized diagnostic vocational interview, vocational testing and labor market research. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling at Penn State University and pursued extensive postgraduate training at New York University. His extensive work experience includes managerial ...
Expert Witness: E-016654
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a practicing physical therapist with 37 years of clinical experience. Her private practice centers around treatment for geriatric clients, including specialized intervention programs for fall prevention. This expert has a BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, Masters of Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University, and a Doctor of Science in Geriatric Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain ...
Expert Witness: E-014119
This expert has been the Chief of Pediatrics at the Chicago Shriners Hospitals for Children since 1981, the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury program since its inception in 1983, and in 2005 became the Assistant Chief of Staff, Medicine. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and an MD from University of Illinois. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the Subspecialty of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. He is the immediate ...
Expert Witness: E-006016
This qualified neuropsychologist is trained in both clinical and research-based neuropsychology, with additional expertise in health psychology and rehabilitation psychology, in both children and adults. She is expert in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological conditions. She is also a member of such prestigious professional societies as the American Psychological Association.
Expert Witness: E-000379
This expert has been practicing for approximately 30 years, and is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery. Throughout his medical career, he has been appointed to such high ranking medical positions as chief of surgery at an area healthcare center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His current practice includes general adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery, and he is affiliated faculty at thee regional hospitals.

ADULT REHABILITATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Discontinuation Of Anticoagulants Causes Patient To Develop Pulmonary Embolisms ADULT REHABILITATION Expert Case

…  back surgeries for degenerative disease and was sent to a rehabilitation hospital. Given his immobility, the patient was placed on deep …  given a subcutaneous anticoagulant injection. When his rehabilitation progress plateaued, the decision was made to send him to a …

Miscommunication At Rehabilitation Facility Causes Fatal Overdose ADULT REHABILITATION Expert Case

…  a history of alcohol abuse who had been checked into a rehabilitation clinic. One night during her first week at the clinic, the …  drug in the presence of a representative from the rehabilitation facility. The next day, the hospital administered the patient’s …

Patient Suffers Severe Injuries at an Addiction Rehabilitation Center ADULT REHABILITATION Expert Case

…  involves a patient who suffered injuries at a addiction rehabilitation center located in Oregon. The rehab center conducted an …  suffered severe bodily injuries. It is alleged that the rehabilitation staff was negligent and did not take the necessary measures to …

Nursing expert witness advises on infection caused by lack of wound care ADULT REHABILITATION Expert Case

A nursing expert witness advises on a case involving a patient who required additional surgeries due to infection from lack of wound care. Plaintiff was 67 when she was admitted to a skilled nursing facility for recovery after her spinal surgery. The neuro …