WEST COAST EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-518947
This highly-qualified expert is double-board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. She earned her MD from Bangalore Medical College in her home country of India and subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine at Madras Medical College. Upon moving to the United States, she completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida, a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic, and a fellowship in transplant hepatology at ...
Expert Witness: E-471604
This highly-qualified expert has over 40 years of experience as a firefighter, specializing in fire origin and cause investigations. Throughout his career, he has completed numerous fire safety training programs and completed fire investigation certificate programs through institutions such as the California State Fire Marshal's Office, the State of California, and the University of Washington. He is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the ...
Expert Witness: E-518373
This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience as a geologist, having earned his BA in geology from Franklin and Marsh College and his MA from the University of Texas. He is certified as a professional geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and is licensed in 5 states. This expert is also certified as a hydrogeologist, a petroleum geologist, and a California qualified stormwater pollution prevention plan developer and preparer. He ...
Expert Witness: E-557474
This highly-qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the field of allergy and immunology and internal medicine. He earned his AB from Columbia University and his MD from Boston University before completing an internal medicine residency at Boston City Hospital, a fellowship with the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. This expert is dual-board ...
Expert Witness: E-546347
This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in neuropsychology and forensic psychology. He received his BA in psychology from California State University before earning his MA in psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute and an additional MA and his PsyD in clinical psychology from Alliant International University. He is currently in a post-doctoral respecialization certificate program in neuropsychology at Fielding Graduate University. This expert is a ...
Expert Witness: E-472679
This experienced financial planner has over 50 years of experience in his field, with his work throughout his career involving actuarial services, pension plans, ERISA, government audits, marital dissolution, estate tax calculations, loss of income, death, disability, and insurance and annuity contracts. He earned a BA in mathematics from Rutgers University and his FSA, the highest level of education for an actuary. He is a licensed series 7 & 63 financial industry ...
Expert Witness: E-474119
This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of construction, with his work involving the roles and responsibilities under contract documents, contract administration, contractor standards of care, construction costs, and scheduling delay and disruptions. He received his BA from Clemson University before earning his MBA from Pepperdine University. He also frequently participates in professional development courses to stay up to date on the latest ...
Expert Witness: E-454962
This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience as an economist, with much of his work centered around health economics, hospital reimbursement policies, antitrust economics, and damages. He received his BS in economics from California State Polytechnic University before earning his PhD in economics from the University of California Santa Barbara. This expert is active in his field as a member of the American Economic Association and is highly involved in ...
Expert Witness: E-455580
This highly-qualified expert has over 10 years of experience as a pediatric hospitalist. In addition to general hospital medicine practice, his work has focused on child abuse, neonatology and newborn medicine, and tropical medicine. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a BA in government and international studies before earning his MD from the University of South Carolina, graduating cum laude. He subsequently completed both an ...
Expert Witness: E-495411
This highly-qualified expert over 40 years of experience in the film, television, & digital media industry. His work has been focused in areas including lost earnings, trade custom and usage, and profit entitlements. He graduated magna cum laude with his BA from Kenyon College before earning his JD from New York University. This expert is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the International ...
Expert Witness: E-495571
This highly-qualified expert has nearly 30 years of experience in the consumer, retailing, technology, and healthcare industries in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, the valuation of public and private companies, stock option valuations, severance package valuations, and C-suite compensation. He received his BA in economics and political science from Claremont McKenna College before earning his MBA from Harvard Business School. He also earned a certified director ...
Expert Witness: E-486349
This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the real estate industry. His work has focused on commercial real estate acquisition and ownership, as well as capital aggregation and investment management. He completed his academic training at UCLA, earning his BA, an MA in economics, and his JD from the university. This expert is a licensed real estate broker in California and is active in his field as a member of the California Business Properties Association. ...

WEST COAST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights WEST COAST Expert Case

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights

This case involves the minority shareholder and Chief Operating Officer of a C-corporation in Utah, where the owners of the company are taxed separately from the company itself. The minority shareholder was forced out of her role, but her former colleagues …

Startup Company Files Suit Over Unauthorized Trademark Use WEST COAST Expert Case

Startup Company Files Suit Over Unauthorized Trademark Use

When the former employee of a European organic foods startup used the company’s trademarks, she was sued for violating trademark law. After moving to Oregon in order to establish the US branch of the startup, the manager decided to found her own business …

3D Printer Design Allegedly Infringes on Patent WEST COAST Expert Case

3D Printer Design Allegedly Infringes on Patent

This case involves a large corporation, based in Idaho, that patented a design for a home-use 3D printer. The plaintiff’s printer allowed individuals to produce small, 3D objects from smaller space and had rapid prototyping capabilities. It also worked in  …

Publishing Company Falsely Advertises Book Anthology WEST COAST Expert Case

Publishing Company Falsely Advertises Book Anthology

This case involves a well-known author who had written and published numerous murder mystery novels. An editor of mystery anthologies entered into a publishing agreement with a publishing company, based in Idaho, to publish 12 original mystery stories in a …

Addiction Medicine Experts Discuss Injuries from Opioid Detox Procedure WEST COAST Expert Case

This addiction treatment case involves a young woman in Oregon who was addicted to opioids and consequently enrolled in an accelerated opiate detoxification program at a clinic. During the first week of her treatment, the patient saw her doctors at the c …

Security Experts Discuss Shooting at Nightclub Special Event WEST COAST Expert Case

This crowd management case involves a music event for an acclaimed DJ at a club in downtown Los Angeles. Alcohol was served at the event, which hosted over 100 event attendees, however there were relatively few members of the club’s staff present and a mi …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Medication Withdrawal Injuries WEST COAST Expert Case

This addiction treatment case involves a 58-year-old veteran in California who was prescribed diazepam by her family medicine physician to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. She previously had trouble sleeping and frequent anxiety distress due to traum …

Delayed Treatment of Bowel Obstruction Leads to Fatal Injuries WEST COAST Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged patient who presented to an emergency room in California with complaints of gut pain, nausea, and vomiting. Despite her extreme pain, she was not taken for imaging studies for several hours, at which point X-rays indicated  …

Boating Service Sues over Unauthorized Trademark Use WEST COAST Expert Case

Boating Service Sues over Unauthorized Trademark Use

An insurance company in California was sued for trademark infringement after choosing to feature a popular boat rescue service in their advertisements. The boating service claimed that they had not authorized the use of their distinctive colors and designs …

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin WEST COAST Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin

This case involves a male patient in California who presented to the defending hospital in order to have a routine surgical procedure. During the procedure, a portion of the patient’s bowel was injured, but they were able to stem the bleeding and conclude  …