CAREGIVER EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-013201
This expert is a board certified professional ergonomist and an internationally recognized expert in patient care ergonomics. She provides safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) consultation and training related to equipment requirements, safe patient handling techniques, program implementation and maintenance, ergonomic design in health care facilities, and cost/benefit analysis. She researched, developed, implemented, and sustained the Veterans Health ...
Expert Witness: E-078138
With a career in the home care industry spanning 35 years, this registered nurse has had hands on experience in both the administrative and clinical aspects of the field. She progressed to senior executive levels within a multi-million dollar national home care company with locations in 28 States. She has been instrumental in the creation and oversight of many aspects of home care businesses including policy and procedures, caregiver training and training manuals, ...

CAREGIVER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Youth Program Director With Criminal History Sexually Assaults Boy CAREGIVER Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old boy who was sexually assaulted by the director of his after-school program. It was later discovered that the director had previously been accused of sexually assaulting minors and that the program had not run a background  …

Patient Dies After Receiving General Anesthesia CAREGIVER Expert Case

Patient Dies After Receiving General Anesthesia

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a male patient who was a candidate for an elective cosmetic procedure. The patient underwent a preoperative workup, which revealed some troubling findings with his heart. In spite of these findings, his pr …

Nursing Home Resident is Sexually Assaulted CAREGIVER Expert Case

Nursing Home Resident is Sexually Assaulted

This case takes place in Tennessee and involves sexual assault of a nursing home resident by another resident. The plaintiff was suffering from a host of mental issues and had been declared partially incapacitated by reason of mental incapacity. There has  …

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care CAREGIVER Expert Case

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care

This case takes place in Arkansas and involves the care of a physically and mentally disabled child on the autism spectrum, who was typically cared for at home by his parents. On the day in question, the child’s parents had to leave for a work-related ev …

Life Care Planner Evaluates Healthcare Costs For Intellectually Disabled Teen CAREGIVER Expert Case

This autism analysis case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a teenager with a past medical history of autism, disruptive behavior disorder, hypogammaglobulinemia, intractable seizures from a very young age, and overall intellectual disability with an …

Psychiatry Expert Witness Reviews Bipolar Diagnosis CAREGIVER Expert Case

Psychiatry Expert Witness Reviews Bipolar Diagnosis

…  reported a diagnosis of bipolar disorder from her previous caregivers. In the past, she was placed on a variety of medications, including …

Pediatric Psychiatrist Discharges Child; Results in Suicide CAREGIVER Expert Case

This case involves a fifteen-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency room after being arrested by the police for displaying strange behavior in public. The patient was admitted to the inpatient psychiatric ward for observation and was started  …