MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-377395
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities as an administrator of health, education, and human services agencies. He earned his BS and MS in special education from Arkansas State University and a PhD in psychology and special education from St. Louis University. He is active in his field as a member of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and has published 15 ...
Expert Witness: E-067922
This highly qualified board certified expert completed residency and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has given several lectures on prevention of aggression and violence, prevention of elopement, and the root cause analyses of adverse events over the past 20 years to medical students, residents, and fellows. The expert has also lectured on the rapid response team calls, safety protocols, and the unique requirements for addressing administrative issues ...
Expert Witness: E-045138
This highly qualified expert earned his BA from University of California, Irvine and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a practicing psychologist for over 5 years and has gained a vast range of experience in various settings across California. He is active in his field as an author, presenter, and member of local psychological associations. Formerly, he was Clinic Manager of Aegis Treatment Centers- an opioid addiction treatment ...
Expert Witness: E-033397
This expert has 18+ years of experience in the supportive housing and managed care fields. Currently, he serves as the executive director of an organization that combats homelessness in northern New Jersey; this line of works brings him into continuous contact with clients suffering from mental illness, substance abuse issues.
Expert Witness: E-007190
This expert has been involved in the healthcare industry for nearly 15 years. She is a both a Licensed Community Residential Care Facilities Administrator and a Licensed Professional Counselor by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. As Social Services Director for HCR-Manor Care, she attended daily clinical meetings to monitor residents' emotional and mental health and was also responsible for maintaining Quality Assurance and completing ...
Expert Witness: E-000468
This highly qualified expert earned his BSE and MSE from Arkansas State University. He went on to earn his PhD in Psychology and Special Education from St. Louis University and is a current member of the American Association in Intellectual & Developmental Health. Throughout his career he has served as director of numerous mental health inpatient facilities and hospitals, and has taught Special Education at the university level.
Expert Witness: E-076636
This expert runs a full-service, comprehensive safety and engineering facility. As a leader in the field of mechanical engineering and safety, his goal is to increase awareness of personal safety issues, while maintaining exacting standards and best practices of the science of personal safety and industrial safety. He is a member of numerous prestigious societies in the field, including the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and the Society ...
Expert Witness: E-065271
This expert has over 42 years in the scrap metal recycling industry with experience at all levels of operations, management, sales & marketing, finance, environmental, health & safety, and administration. The past 13 years he has worked as a consultant primarily focused on the recycling industry. He has developed and provided tools to companies to increase operational efficiencies and to enhance employee performance through a metrics based incentive pay program. He has ...
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-001447
This expert has an extensive list of certifications and qualifications in health and safety. His work experience includes 30 years in occupational safety. He is the currently the President and founder of an environmental health and safety (EHS) services firm and provides expert witness services. He is a frequent trainer / presenter and has been an OSHA Authorized Instructor for General Industry and Construction Safety Courses since 1990. He provides instructor-trainer ...
Expert Witness: E-009435
This expert began his professional career within the field of behavioral health in 1989 while working towards the obtainment of his undergraduate degree in Psychology. Since his graduation in 1991 he has worked in progressively responsible positions within mental/behavioral health, criminogenic, and substance abuse treatment modalities. This expert has served as the Program Director and Primary Therapist for a Long Term Trauma Recovery Program, as the Program ...

MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

College Fails To Intervene On Behalf Of Suicidal Student MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

College Fails To Intervene On Behalf Of Suicidal Student

…  of her sophomore year. The student had no history of mental illness prior to arriving at college and was physically healthy. A year before her death, the student sought out guidance from …

Child Is Sexually Assaulted While Under Psychiatric Treatment MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

Child Is Sexually Assaulted While Under Psychiatric Treatment

…  was brought for psychiatric evaluation and admitted to a facility. After 2 weeks of admission, the attending psychiatrist wrote that the …  to have the child removed. The child was left in the facility for 9 weeks with no word as to her next placement. At week 9, she was …

Suicide Risk Patient Is Prematurely Discharged From Psychiatric Hospital MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

This case involves a 23-year old male victim of human trafficking with a history of psychosis and multiple suicide attempts. He presented to the emergency room late one evening after overdosing on antidepressants. The patient was admitted to an interna …

Mental Hospital Accused of Improper Institutionalization Procedures MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

…  case involves a middle aged man with a history of mental illness who has been hospitalized at an inpatient psychiatric facility for several years. He had originally been convicted of assault during …

Psychiatric Nursing Expert Discusses Violent Patient Death in Psychiatric Hospital MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

This case involves a death at a psychiatric hospital. On the date of the incident in question, a man was admitted to a psychiatric hospital by an ER physician who documented that the patient had expressed both homicidal and suicidal thoughts. The patient h …

Mental Health Care Experts Opine on Unattended Patient Suicide MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

…  case involves a male mental healthcare patient who was a member of a community-based addiction and mental …  recovery center in Mississippi. He had been sent to the facility for depression. He had reported thoughts of suicide, and had …

Psychologist Develops Inappropriate Relationship With Patient MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

Psychologist Develops Inappropriate Relationship With Patient

…  in his admission for inpatient care with the defendant facility, a psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital. Prior to his suicide …  he had been seeing a therapist who was an employee of the facility in an outpatient setting. Eventually, the therapist invited the …

Mental Health Expert Witness Opines on Inadequate Patient Protection MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY Expert Case

…  this case a mental health expert witness was requested to testify on behalf of a plaintiff who allegedly assaulted during his stay at a mental health facility in Alabama. The patient had a range of mental disabilities that he …