BRAIN INJURY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-083635
This highly qualified expert has been a registered nurse for over 35 years. She has worked as a rehabilitation and intravenous nurse in both the hospital and home health care setting in OH. She has been a certified life care planner and case manager for 15 years and a certified nurse life care planner for over 5 years. She is also a certified brain injury specialist by the Brain Injury Association of America. She is a member of several professional organizations ...
Expert Witness: E-144328
This expert is a certified legal nurse consultant and a registered nurse. She has has many positions as a nurse and now works as a life planner and nurse consultant at three different practices. She is certified as a life care planner and in life accident and health insurance.
Expert Witness: E-037081
This highly qualified expert earned her BA from Marshall University, her MS in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford and her PsyD from Pepperdine University. After completing several Practica including one in Neuropsychology at UCLA, this expert went on to complete an Internship in Geropsychology and a Residency in Rehabilitation Psychology at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. She is also active in her field as a member of numerous ...
Expert Witness: E-073602
This biomedical engineer specializes in materials science and biomechanics. He earned his B.S. and Ph.D. from New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he also served as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist overseeing the development and execution of experiments measuring neuronal activity after traumatic brain injuries. The expert is now an Adjunct Professor in Biomedical Engineering departments at two New Jersey higher education institutions.
Expert Witness: E-048997
This experienced nurse life care planner maintains clinical expertise in cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, brain injury, amputations, burns, and trauma. For 20+ years she has provided life care planning and case management services to clients. Prior to her life care planning career, she gained hands on experience as a nurse at New York University Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Expert Witness: E-054890
This expert has been an ever present force in the rehabilitation community since the beginning of his career in PM&R. He entered a four-year integrated program at the Medical College of Virginia in 1985 and became involved from the early in his career in education and research. After completion of his four-year residency program, he completed a one-year fellowship in brain injury medicine. He remained in academia for several years and was involved with numerous grant ...
Expert Witness: E-009708
This highly qualified MD and Ph.D. is a behavioral neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist. On a daily basis, he functions as a clinical neurologist, clinical research scientist, teacher/mentor, and advisor/consultant on strategic national science policies. In his clinical role, he sees and cares for patients with disorders of cognitive and behavioral function due to brain damage, with an emphasis on language disorders, dementia, traumatic brain injury, and the ...
Expert Witness: E-009007
This highly qualified and board certified expert received his M.S and PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Tulsa. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, followed by a neuropsychology specialty fellowship at the Memphis VA Medical Center. This expert is is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. ...
Expert Witness: E-162428
This highly qualified expert has 25 years of experience with vocational consulting. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University, this expert went on to receive his master's in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Alabama. He then completed an additional master's and post-doctorate in Educational Psychology from Texas A & M University. This expert is a certified and licensed Rehabilitation Counselor and he has published ...

BRAIN INJURY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Paralysis Following Brain Surgery BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

Patient Develops Paralysis Following Brain Surgery

This case involves a 62-year-old female patient who developed left-side paralysis following a thalamotomy. She underwent a gamma knife thalamotomy for a longstanding essential tremor. The patient later developed left-side paralysis and was unresponsive …

Decision To Pursue Natural Childbirth Leaves Infant With Brain Damage BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

This case involves a patient that had a high-risk pregnancy. The patient’s physician knew that the fetus had the umbilical cord surrounding the cervical spine and that the nuchal cord was a concern. Rather than scheduling a caesarian section to remove the  …

Epileptic Child Suffers Persistent Seizures After Fall at School BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

This case involves an 8-year-old boy with a history of idiopathic epilepsy who slipped and fell down the stairs at his school. The boy fell down 11 steps and hit his head on the way down. Prior to the accident, the boy’s epilepsy was well controlled with  …

Delayed Diagnosis of Cerebral Hemorrhage Leads to Neurological Defects BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

This case involves a 36-year-old pregnant woman who had experienced debilitating headaches throughout her pregnancy. She was admitted to the hospital due to preeclampsia. Prior to the delivery, the patient continued to have excruciating headaches. The  …

Automatic Hospital Door Injures Handicapped Man BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

Automatic Hospital Door Injures Handicapped Man

This case involves a handicapped man that was injured by a newly installed automatic door at a hospital. The door in question was in the hospital lobby. One of the lobby desk staff members came over to assist the man with the door. She pushed the butto …

Conference Display Falls Causing Traumatic Brain Injury BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

…  case involves an individual who suffered a traumatic brain injury at an industry conference when a display fell over …  the woman continued to suffer from symptoms of traumatic brain injury, such as severe headaches, change in behavior, and severe memory …

Man Suffers Neurological Damage From Bus Accident BRAIN INJURY Expert Case

Man Suffers Neurological Damage From Bus Accident

This case involves a middle-aged man who was injured during a bus accident. The man was sitting in the front of the bus in the first row of seating and was not wearing his seatbelt. During the ride, the bus driver rear-ended a car that stopped s …