ELDERLY CARE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-120945
This expert served for many years as the Chief Research and Development Officer, President and Founder of a long-term care research and risk management company. He has conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of public policy issues affecting the financing and delivery of long-term care services. He has published widely in scientific journals and his work has been quoted extensively. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and ...
Expert Witness: E-134949
This qualified expert received his PhD in architecture and environment-behavior studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS in architecture from Texas A&M University, and his BArch in architecture from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the Environmental Design Research Association. He has conducted extensive research in the areas of seniors' housing, nursing home ...
Expert Witness: E-077962
This expert has been the managing partner of a homecare firm for more than twenty years. Arizona Business Magazine has ranked this expert's firm among the top home health care agencies in the state for several years running, and he has been a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Award Winner. Additionally, he was selected to the advisory board for the Arizona Attorney General’s Taskforce Against Senior Abuse, advising the Arizona Attorney General ...
Expert Witness: E-037140
This expert is Board of Governors Professor in the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research and the School of Social Work for a leading NJ University. At the Institute, he directs the Center for Health Services Research on Pharmacotherapy, Chronic Disease Management, and Outcomes, whose programs include the AHRQ-funded Center for Education and Research on Mental Health Therapeutics. He also is Chair of the Institute's Division on Aging and Associate ...
Expert Witness: E-009530
This expert is an extremely well-qualified internist with additional experience and interest in geriatrics, palliative medicine, and hospice care. She has published more 28 peer-reviewed primary publications, review articles, invited articles, abstracts and book chapters. This expert has also traveled, giving numerous presentations on geriatrics, palliative medicine and hospice care. She currently holds a physician position at one of the finest VA institutions in the ...
Expert Witness: E-167112
This expert has served as registered nurse for 45 years, and holds a Master's level certification in Gerontology. She is certified as an Advanced Professional by the Aging Life Care Association, and also serves as an Age Well Senior Services Consultant. She has served as the Founder and CEO of an elderly care management company for the last 10 years.
Expert Witness: E-337660
This qualified nursing home administration expert earned her BA in international hospitality management from the University of Tourism and Transport Studies and her MA in marriage and family therapy from Alliant International University. She is licensed in marriage and family therapy, residential care for the elderly and as a nursing home administrator. This expert has formerly served as a multi-site nursing home administrator for Elmcroft Senior Living and as a nursing ...
Expert Witness: E-075644
This highly qualified expert earned his undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and his MD from University of Texas-Houston Medical School. He is board certified in family medicine and has a comprehensive degree of experience with geriatric patients. This expert has experience in a range of primary care settings which centered around care for the elderly with complex medical issues. In addition, he has held impressive directorship roles of long term care and assisted living ...
Expert Witness: E-050814
This board certified expert has extensive experience working in Orthopedics and Gerontology. She has worked on quality assurance for a (Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) program, completing Level II incident reports and root cause analyses for adverse outcomes cases to determine the cause of injury and to prevent other incidents from occurring. Her clinical time is divided between direct patient care in a variety of settings and teaching and ...

ELDERLY CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nursing Home Expert RNs Not Qualified to Discuss Patient Cause of Death ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

…  and skills necessary to testify as to the standard of care of a patient’s treating nurses. However, a nurse is not competent to …  nurse who had 28+ years of experience caring for the elderly. She obtained a nursing degree after finishing a year-long …  nursing home experts had extensive experience working with elderly patients over the years and thus were qualified enough to testify about …

Delayed MRI Allegedly Leads To Patient’s Rapid Neurological Decline ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

This case involves an 80-year-old male with a history of hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. He had been off of the blood thinner Warfarin for several months when he presented to the emergency room with altered mental status. On initial  …

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall

This case involves an 83-year-old male patient who had been a resident of an assisted facility for a year following a stroke incident that left him paralyzed on one side of his body. The patient was confined to a wheelchair and required a home assista …

Unsupervised Geriatric Patient Expires After Choking During Lunch ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

This case involves a 92-year-old female patient with Alzheimer’s who was living in a long-term nursing facility. The patient was considered to be at high risk for aspiration and was always supervised during meals. While the patient was eating lunch, the s …

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair

…  case involves an elderly man in a long-term care facility who was injured while in his power wheelchair. He had been prescribed a power wheelchair by his primary care doctor because his mobility had become very limited. He had just received …

Home Health Aid Forms Inappropriate Relationship With End-Stage Dementia Patient ELDERLY CARE Expert Case

…  case involves a wealthy elderly woman with dementia who required a home health aid during the last year of her life. The home health aid that came to take care of her was a 42-year old man. Months after the home health aid began to …  it was discovered that the home health aid had married the elderly woman 2 months before her death. The judge annulled the marriage, but …