PSYCHOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Psychiatric Patient Commits Crime After Being Discharged from Hospital PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a patient who was admitted to hospital after displaying erratic and violent behavior at his parent’s home. Upon admission, it was observed that the patient was suffering from critical physical and psychological conditions and required pr …

ADA Expert Opines on Harassment of Employee With ADHD PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

ADA Expert Opines on Harassment of Employee With ADHD

This case involves an employee at a Fortune 500 company who suffered from ADHD and ADD, among other issues, which prevented him from focusing for an extended period of time without treatment. He was frequently bullied and hassled by a direct supervisor af …

Miner Severely Injured in Mine Blasting Accident PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Miner Severely Injured in Mine Blasting Accident

This case involves a man who was injured as a result of a work related accident in a mine located in the state of Indiana. At the time of the incident, there was extensive mine blasting being done while one of the mine workers was in close proximity of the …

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 …

Patient Suffers Mental Side-Effects From Anesthesia PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Suffers Mental Side-Effects From Anesthesia

This case takes place in New York and involves a male patient who presented to an urgent care facility with complaints of severe pain in his right leg. The patient’s leg was examined, and it was determined that he was suffering from a torn ACL. The patient …