PSYCHOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

PSYCHOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide

This case involves a male inmate who committed suicide while incarcerated at the defendant correctional facility in Colorado. At the time of the incident in question, he was receiving psychological care for suicidal tendencies, including attempting to hurt …

School Fails to Prevent Student Suicide Despite Repeated Warnings PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves the suicide of a public high school student in New Jersey who had a known history of self-harm, primarily cutting. At some point, the girl’s mother approached the administration of her high school with concerns about her daughter’s well- …

Mental Health Expert Witness Claims Prozac Contributed to Murder-Suicide PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Background This was a drug product liability case in which the Plaintiffs claim that Elvira Espinoza shot and killed her children and then committed suicide as a result of her ingestion of Prozac, an antidepressant manufactured by Defendant Eli Lilly &amp …

Patient Attacks Staff Member of Psychiatric Hospital PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Attacks Staff Member of Psychiatric Hospital

This case takes place in Mississippi and involves a psychiatric hospital staff member who was attacked by a patient. The attacker had a diagnosis of schizophrenia with a long a history of violence, but there were allegedly no policies or procedures in pl …

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay

This case takes place in New Hampshire and involves an older female who was admitted to an inpatient medical facility for medical treatment over the course of several days. While she was in the hospital, she was paired with another female roommate with a k …

Psychologist Develops Inappropriate Relationship With Patient PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Psychologist Develops Inappropriate Relationship With Patient

This case takes place in New Mexico and involves a young man with a history of depression, psychological issues, social anxiety, and suicidal ideation. The patient had attempted suicide via hanging after having abruptly quit his job, resulting in his admis …