FALL PRECAUTION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-138867
This qualified expert received her BSN from Union College in Nebraska and her MS in Forensics from the Nebraska Wesleyan University. This expert is a registered nurse, is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care and has 15 years of experience in nursing settings. She has received multiple certifications, including: Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, and an Advanced Preceptor certification. Previously, she has ...
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 ...

FALL PRECAUTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nursing Home Expert RNs Not Qualified to Discuss Patient Cause of Death FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

…  nursing home, alleging that the decedent died because of a fall suffered in the nursing home. The plaintiffs sought to prove causation …  arguing that the plaintiffs had failed to show how the fall caused the death of the deceased. The Nursing Home Experts One of the …

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital

…  was living in a nursing home and had been designated as a fall-risk patient by the facility. The man was rushed to the hospital one night …  unconscious on the floor next to his bed. An expert in fall risk prevention was sought to determine whether any protocols or industry …

Fall Protection Harness Fails Causing Construction Worker To Fall 27 Stories FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

…  a construction worker whose harness failed leading him to fall from a great height. The construction worker was working on a commercial …  him to plummet to his death. An expert in the design of fall protection equipment was sought to examine the device and determine if …

Casino Layout Fails To Account For Wheelchair Accessibility FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

Casino Layout Fails To Account For Wheelchair Accessibility

This case involves a wheelchair-bound woman who was severely injured when her chair toppled over an unmarked step-down inside a casino. The woman was attempting to exit the casino area to enter a restaurant in a lower-traffic area of the casino floor. Unbe …

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident

…  and was required to put a tarp over the haul. There was no fall protection equipment available for the plaintiff to use while performing …  of his truck and suffered serious brain injuries from the fall. As a result of his injuries, the plaintiff was unable to return to work …

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall FALL PRECAUTION 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 …

Teenager Sustains Injuries In Unsafe Amusement Attraction FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

Teenager Sustains Injuries In Unsafe Amusement Attraction

This case involves a group of teenagers who visited a haunted house exhibit in Massachusetts. The exhibit was a large installation constructed inside a warehouse. The installation had a long-standing reputation for being an incredibly scary and successful  …

Child Slips On Mixed Surface Flooring In Department Store FALL PRECAUTION Expert Case

…  who suffered a traumatic brain injury after a slip and fall incident in a department store. The child was running in the kitchen and …  their shoe caught the rubber molding causing them to fall forward. The impact of the fall caused the child severe concussion and …