PSYCHOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Employment expert advises on discrimination for firing of police officer PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

An employment expert advises on a case involving a police officer who alleged discrimination after he was terminated. The police officer was arrested for drunken driving and was fired. He sued the city for discrimination based on his medical condition, cla …

Neurology expert advises on disability benefits for nerve injury PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

A neurology expert advises on a case involving a patient who is seeking disability benefits for a nerve injury. Plaintiff is a surgeon who sustained a herniated disc at the C6-7 level, which was confirmed by a MRI. Four years later, his neurological proble …

Epidemiology expert witness discusses school bullying and suicide PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

An epidemiology expert witness discusses a case involving a teenager’s parents who sued their school district claiming that ignored bullying caused their daughter to commit suicide. The teenager was repeatedly harassed at school because she was overweight  …

Mental health resident blinded from self-inflicted injury PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-one year-old male patient with a past medical history of pervasive developmental disorder, moderate mental retardation and various behavioral issues. The young man had been residing in a group home since he was seventeen years o …

Child suffers extreme damage to penis during circumcision PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a newborn male infant who was the result of a healthy pregnancy and an uncomplicated vaginal delivery. The patient was born full-term and weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces. Physical examination and testing in the neonatal period did not reveal a …

Toxicology Expert Witness Opines on Fatal Opiate Polypharmacy PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-eight-year-old male veteran who completed two tours in East Africa. Prior to this he had been in very good health and had no known physical or mental health issues. Whilst on active duty the patient sustained severe trauma to hi …

Teacher Uses Excessive Force and Chokes Student PSYCHOLOGY Expert Case

Teacher Uses Excessive Force and Chokes Student

This case involves a thirteen-year-old student who was waiting with a group of students to enter his middle school at the south entrance of the building. A teacher who was arriving for work that morning approached the entrance and attempted to enter the bu …