EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-171470
This highly qualified expert has 30+ years in EMS. He earned AS degrees in fire science technology and medical services technology from Indian River Community College. He is a certified EMT, paramedic, and firefighter. He has served as an EMT at Lifeline Ambulance Service Inc. and as a Paramedic at Emergency Medical Consultants Inc. before joining the Indian River County EMS unit in Vero Beach, Florida. There, he served as an EMS paramedic, an EMS lieutenant paramedic, ...
Expert Witness: E-043890
This expert spent more than four decades with the New York City Fire Department, serving as a Battalion Chief for more than half of his career. He served as the Chief in Charge of Curriculum and Officer Development at the New York Fire Department Training Academy on Randall's Island, and is a regular speaker at the Fire Department Instructors Conference. He has authored numerous articles in firefighting publications and published a book on emergency response, which ...
Expert Witness: E-009156
This expert has been a practicing Nurse for 28+ years and serves in both a rural and academic emergency medical care setting. His work consists of teaching, patient care, and administrative duties. He earned 2 Masters degrees and his certifications include but are not limited to Emergency Nursing and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He has published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and authored 6 book chapters. He has received multiple awards for his performance as ...
Expert Witness: E-009376
This highly qualified expert is a licensed paramedic who has worked in emergency response for over 30 years. Former positions have included former Deputy Director of The EMS Institute at Stamford Hospital and Program Director at the Join Hospital Planning Council. Currently, he is the Deputy Director of an EMS agency with a 7.1 million dollar operational budget that provides responds to approximately 6,200 requests per year to a major CT city. He manages 4 primary ...
Expert Witness: E-008288
This seasoned security expert has extensive physical security, corporate security, executive, project management and federal law enforcement experience. He has authored Emergency Management Plans, Base Camp Operations Plans and many other types of governing and operational plans, documents and procedures in governmental, non-profit and non-governmental environments.
Expert Witness: E-012002
This expert is certified in: CEM* Certified Emergency Manager by International Association of Emergency Managers. CPP* Certified Protection Professional by ASIS International (American Society for Industrial Security). CHS-V* Certified, Homeland Security-Level 5 by American Board/Certified Homeland Security. CBCP* Certified Business Continuity Professional by Disaster Recovery Institute International. CSI-ML: Certified Safety Instructor-Master Level by World ...
Expert Witness: E-011979
This highly qualified expert has 44+ years of experience in Structural and Wildland Firefighting, Emergency and Disaster Response, which includes from basic hand crew work and entry level firefighter, up to and including being Incident Commander on thousands of emergency incidents. For the past 37 years he has been an instructor and an educational designer, developing and instructing courses in all types of Firefighting, Incident Command, and Emergency Response. He ...
Expert Witness: E-139014
This health and safety professional has more than three decades of experience in industrial hygiene, occupational exposures, safety, and public health. Throughout his career, this expert has personally conducted over a thousand industrial hygiene evaluations for numerous companies in various fields including engineering, mining, manufacturing, oil & gas, healthcare, environmental, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food processing, agriculture, and construction. As a ...
Expert Witness: E-346465
This highly qualified occupational safety and health expert has over thirty years of experience. He earned his BS in occupational safety and health from Columbia Southern University. He is a board certified safety professional, environmental safety and health trainer, and construction health and safety technician. This expert is also a certified hazardous materials manager. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the National Safety Management ...
Expert Witness: E-240268
This expert has had over 28 years of experience in all aspects of hazardous materials railroad and railroad customer operations. This experience includes in-depth knowledge of tank cars and managing railcar fleets for railroad and non-railroad owners/leasors; i.e., managing fleet movement, inspecting rail/tank cars, managing the maintenance of the rail/tank cars, and responding to derailments. This expert also has experience with hazmat tankcar loading/unloading ...

EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Hospital Patient With High Blood Pressure Dies After Premature Discharge EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

…  involved a 43-year-old female patient who presented to the emergency room following a motor vehicle accident. The patient complained of …  home. One month later, the patient returned to the emergency room complaining of worsening back pain and spasms. Upon exam, she …

ER Physicians Fail To Diagnose Stroke Following Facelift EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

…  urgency. The patient was brought by ambulance to a local emergency room and a CT scan was ordered stat. The stat CT was canceled however …  to a scopolamine patch. The patient was kept in the emergency room overnight for observation. In the middle of the night, a …

Failure To Transfer 911 Call Causes Defibrillator Patient Fatality EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

…  against company policy and instructed the man to go to the emergency room himself. Approximately 3 minutes into the call, the man lost …  individual to call the man’s wife, who was listed as his emergency contact. The defibrillator helped the man regain consciousness for a …

Renal Failure Patient Is Given Delayed Emergency Room Treatment EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

Renal Failure Patient Is Given Delayed Emergency Room Treatment

…  and coronary artery disease. She presented to the emergency room around 10 am with a chief complaint of pain in her extremities …  patient could not be resuscitated. It was alleged that the emergency room nurses failed to administer the appropriate level of care to the …

Ambulance Accident Causes Transported Patient To Suffer Additional Injuries EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

This case involves a 46-year-old man who suffered severe injuries while being transported by EMS. The ambulance was traveling at 65 mph and made a sharp right turn and overturned. The patient who was on the stretcher was thrown against the ambulance wall.  …

Patient Found Pulseless After Allegedly Negligent Emergency Room Triage EMERGENCY RESPONSE Expert Case

…  a history of high blood pressure who was brought to the emergency room with unbearable chest and abdominal pain. The patient’s blood …  assistant decided to administer several labs in the emergency room triage. When the test results came back, the physician …