REHABILITATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-103828
This highly qualified sports injuries expert has over 20 years of professional experience in treatment and rehabilitation, and exercise physiology. He earned his BS in animal science from Oklahoma State University and his MS in animal science and his PhD in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University. He is a member of various professional societies including the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Society for Testing and Materials. Formerly, he has served as ...
Expert Witness: E-257944
This expert earned her AAS from Jefferson State Community College and her BS from Jacksonville State University in nursing. She is a licensed registered nurse with additional certifications as a rehabilitation registered nurse and wound, ostomy, and continenece nurse. She is active in her field as a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society. Formerly, she was an assistant nurse manager at the University of ...
Expert Witness: E-171081
This expert attended Auburn University to complete his BS in Rehabilitation Services, his MS in Rehabilitation Counseling, and his PhD in Rehabilitation Services. He is a ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist, and a certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, past board member Commission on Rehabilitation Education, and the National Council on Rehabilitation Education. At Alabama State University, this ...
Expert Witness: E-035978
This impressive expert received his BS in pre-medicine at Texas A&M University and his MD at UTHSC at Houston. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and is a certified Life Care Planner. He has been appointed to the National Physician Advisory Board and has won the Medical Director Excellence Award from HealthSouth Rehabilitation. Currently, he is the president of a rehabilitation firm in South Florida, a medical ...
Expert Witness: E-060289
This expert has 40+ years of experience providing vocational evaluations for adults and children alike. His four part process includes a medical record review, standardized diagnostic vocational interview, vocational testing and labor market research. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling at Penn State University and pursued extensive postgraduate training at New York University. His extensive work experience includes managerial ...
Expert Witness: E-160453
This highly qualified expert has over 3 years of experience in his field. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of California, Berkeley and received his MD from the University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Medicine. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as pain medicine. He has presented at over two national conferences and has been published over four times in peer-reviewed journals and abstracts. Formerly, this expert ...
Expert Witness: E-113382
This certified life care planner and rehabilitation counselor has been in active practice since 2002, before which she served as a behavioral therapist. A member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, she earned her BA in Psychology from Western State College of Colorado and her MA in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado.
Expert Witness: E-000266
This expert has extensive credentials and training in nursing, nurse life care planning, and medicare consulting. She belongs to the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, and the National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. She has held numerous nursing positions throughout the mid-west and is currently a nurse life care planner and consultant at a private firm in Indiana.
Expert Witness: E-068907
Expertise in functional impairments and disabilities, particularly concerning Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other acquired brain injury that often result in cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical sequelae. Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) with a subspecialty board certification in Brain Injury Medicine. Current clinical practice is in an academic medical center and a community based hospital.
Expert Witness: E-052800
This qualified expert of Physical Therapy obtained his BA, MPT, and MED in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University and his DPT from the Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professionals. He completed his Fellowship in Sports Physical Therapy at the Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine facility and is Board Certified in Physical Therapy and Certified in National Strength and Conditioning Association and Athletic Trainer. He is a member of multiple Physical ...
Expert Witness: E-050814
This board certified expert has extensive experience working in Orthopedics and Gerontology. She has worked on quality assurance for a (Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) program, completing Level II incident reports and root cause analyses for adverse outcomes cases to determine the cause of injury and to prevent other incidents from occurring. Her clinical time is divided between direct patient care in a variety of settings and teaching and ...
Expert Witness: E-047630
This board certified expert who is the president of the American Medical Directors Association for his state earned his BA from Boston University. Residency training was completed at the University of Connecticut. He has made over 15 presentations and has over 15 original peer reviewed articles in his over 20 years of clinical practice. The expert frequently lectures on numerous topics in geriatrics such as dementia, medical direction in long term care and hospice, and ...

REHABILITATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Discontinuation Of Anticoagulants Causes Patient To Develop Pulmonary Embolisms REHABILITATION Expert Case

…  back surgeries for degenerative disease and was sent to a rehabilitation hospital. Given his immobility, the patient was placed on deep …  given a subcutaneous anticoagulant injection. When his rehabilitation progress plateaued, the decision was made to send him to a …

Overlooked Medication Interaction Causes A Patient Permanent Paralysis REHABILITATION Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who received a translaminar epidural steroid injection in the cervical spine while taking aspirin. During her consultation with the physiatry physician, the patient was not consulted regarding her aspirin u …

Miscommunication At Rehabilitation Facility Causes Fatal Overdose REHABILITATION Expert Case

…  a history of alcohol abuse who had been checked into a rehabilitation clinic. One night during her first week at the clinic, the …  drug in the presence of a representative from the rehabilitation facility. The next day, the hospital administered the patient’s …

Woman Injured by Blind Patient in Rehabilitation Facility REHABILITATION Expert Case

Woman Injured by Blind Patient in Rehabilitation Facility

…  case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a patient at a rehabilitation facility who was run over by another patient with a large …  as a broken leg – and attended the defending facility for rehabilitation. On the day she sustained her additional injuries, the plaintiff …

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

…  involves a patient who suffered injuries at a addiction rehabilitation center located in Oregon. The rehab center conducted an …  suffered severe bodily injuries. It is alleged that the rehabilitation staff was negligent and did not take the necessary measures to …