PSYCHOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Mental Health Expert Witness Opines on Inadequate Patient Protection PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

In 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 was receiving care for a …

Employee Experiences Repeated Harassment and Discrimination PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Maryland and involves wrongful termination, labor relations, as well as sexual and racial discrimination. A few months after beginning a new job, the plaintiff began experiencing severe sexual harassment from her supervisor, which …

Police Officers Use Excessive Force Against Mentally Ill Person PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

The plaintiff in this case had an extensive history of mental illness. On the day in question, his ex-wife called 911 and reported that he was drunk and being argumentative. Police officers responded, and started talking to him. He refused to allow the off …

Patient Suffers Severe PTSD After Surgical Error PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Suffers Severe PTSD After Surgical Error

This case takes place in New Mexico and involves a male patient who underwent surgery to repair a penile deformity. The patient was discharged the day after the surgery with no instructions on wound care. A follow-up appointment was scheduled, however the …

Electroconvulsive Therapy Allegedly Causes Severe Mental Damage PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

The plaintiff was seeing a psychiatrist for bipolar disorder and depression. Though he had self-medicated with homeopathic remedies like St. John’s Wort, his worsening condition caused him to seek out more substantive medical care. Consequently, he had und …

Life Care Planning Assessment for Injured Construction Worker PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Life Care Planning Assessment for Injured Construction Worker

Plaintiff construction worker, who was in his 50s, was loading gasoline and diesel fuels into his work vehicle at defendant’s terminal fuel dispensing bay. After he attached a cable to the load rack electronic terminal apparatus, he stepped over the cabl …

Workplace Chemical Exposure Caused Psychological Problems PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Workplace Chemical Exposure Caused Psychological Problems

Plaintiffs were temporary employees at a reclamation facility. While working in the processing building one day, each man became ill — reported having trouble breathing, bloody noses and skin blisters from chemical burns. A yellow-brown cloud was hanging …

Patient Suffers Severe Injuries at an Addiction Rehabilitation Center PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This addiction psychiatry case involves a patient who suffered injuries at a addiction rehabilitation center located in Oregon. The rehab center conducted an assessment upon intake of the patient and they noted that the patient was suffering from “hallu …

Psychiatry Expert Witness Reviews Bipolar Diagnosis PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Psychiatry Expert Witness Reviews Bipolar Diagnosis

Plaintiff initiated treatment with defendant psychiatrist at age 40, though she had been medicated for depression and other disorders since age 14. She reported a diagnosis of bipolar disorder from her previous caregivers. In the past, she was placed on a  …