Disability Expert Witnesses

Disability expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on disability. The disability expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Actuarial, Addiction Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Construction, Disability Evaluation, Education & Schools, Emergency Medicine, Employment, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship, and Internal Medicine.

E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DABPM&R, DAAPM General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Injury, illness, impairment, disability, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, causation, prognosis, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, head injuries, chronic pain, myofascial pain syndrome
Dr. Livingstone is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) in lake Havasu City, Arizona. He practices general and forensic physiatry and electrodiagnosis (EMG?NCV testing). He is board certified by the American Board of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, having developed an interest in this field because of is personal experience after a motor vehicle collision resulted in spine and spinal cord injuries and L-2 level paraplegia at the age of eighteen. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Association of Pain Management, a fellow of the American Academy of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating physicians, and a fellow of the American College of forensic Examiners. Clinical interests include spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV: diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries / disease), independent medical examinations, myof...

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Calabasas, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (limited) family and crimina...

Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine, Public Health - Chemical Exposures, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Personal Injury, Disability, Chronic Pain, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Public Health and Coronavirus COVID-19
Harvard-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care workers. His involvement in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response includes instructing medical, health, and safety professionals, creating policies and procedures, directing preventive medicine and public health, mitigating transmission-risk, managing safe return to work, cluster outb...

Arthur B Kagan, FSA, EA A | K Actuarial & Pension Services

Woodland Hills, California
Actuarial, Statistics - Actuary, Pension Plans, retirement plans, 401k plans, ERISA, IRS compliance, audits, pension consulting, life expectancy calculations, marital dissolution, employee benefits, personal injury, wrongful death, disability, loss of income, life estate values, insurance, annuities, executive plans
Professional affiliations include F.S.A, Fellow Society of Actuaries (highest education for an actuary), E. A. Enrolled Actuary, M. A. A. A Member American Academy of Actuaries, ASPPA American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, NIPA National Institute of Pension Administrators, and past affiliation as F. C. A. Fellow of Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Prior Board Member for Conference of Consulting Actuaries and NIPA. Authored several articles early in career on the growing trend of 401k Plans to replace traditional Pension Plans. Implemented one of the early Cash Balance Pension Plans for large law firm; expanded to over 100 Cash Balance Pension Plans. Worked closely with ERISA and client attorneys on client issues; frequently utilized research service of ERISA attorney firm. Presented many seminars on recent developments in pension plan industry and creative plan design to Desert Estate Planning Council, California CPA Society, AXA Advisors and various...

Naomi E. Lawrence-Reid, MD Doctoring Differently

San Diego, California
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Pediatrician, Newborn, Nursery, Telemedicine, Child, Infant, Teenager, Racial, Bias, Veteran, Disability
An experienced pediatrician licensed in both California and Hawaii with over 10 years of post-graduate experience in general pediatrics, pediatric emergency and urgent care. I am an expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years old and I have enthusiastically participated in defense expert witness testimony and case review in California. I have performed hundreds of well and sick child examinations and diagnosed and treated a wide variety of illnesses. My medical training has spanned Massachusetts, New York, and California and I am board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Over the past 4 years, I have explored and practiced rural pediatric medicine, newborn nursery care, telemedicine, and veteran disability examinations. My diverse experience as a clinician coupled with a personal interest in medical writing makes me uniquely suited to engage in medical expert witness work. I excel at maintaining effective communication with the law team and rem...

Sujin Lee, MD

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab - spinal cord injury medicine, stroke, brain injury, polytrauma, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, disability.
Sujin Lee, M.D. is a double board-certified physician in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) with expertise in non-traumatic/traumatic spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions such as stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida. Dr. Lee completed a PMR residency and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine fellowship at University of California, Irvine. In addition, she completed a Polytrauma clinical research fellowship, and has been involved in clinical research studying functional recovery in individuals with SCI. Dr. Lee is an expert in analyzing the impact of disability from neurological conditions and related complications. She is currently in clinical practice at academic affiliated hospitals, and is an active member of national organizations offering education to trainees and physicians in the community.

Carlos Rodriguez, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Torrance, California
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Prevention
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our overall health. He pursued his interest in physical health by earning his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Rodriguez furthered his study of this integration during a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He later went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Harbor UCLA, serving as the Chief Fellow while he was there. After completing his training, Dr. Rodriguez worked in a variety of diverse settings. For over five years, he worked in an outpatient community mental health clinic. He treated children, adolescents, and adults with severe mental illnesses in an inner city community. This furthered his cultural appreciation and allowed for a greater unders...

Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Gardena, California
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Chronic Pain, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy
Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS, QME is a board certified second-generation adult and pediatric foot & ankle specialist born and raised in Orange County, CA. He spent many years shadowing his father in his private practice in Southern California. Early in his career, he developed his leadership skills serving as class president for his entire 4 years at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Spencer was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Permanente Northbay Consortium in northern California where he received extensive medical and surgical training for infants, children, and adults. After completing his residency, Dr. Spencer joined White Memorial Medical Group, Inc. (a multi-specialty group), where he took call for the emergency department for all foot and ankle problems, including trauma. During his time at White Memorial he served as the assistant residency director and clerkship director of the Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency program as ...

Edward L. Spencer, M.D.

Beverly Hills, California
Psychiatry - Disability, IME, Personality Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Work injury, causation, medical board, standard of care
I am a UCLA-trained general adult psychiatrist with experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treating all types of psychiatric illnesses. I have a special clinical interest and additional training in personality disorders. I am familiar with the detailed assessment of these conditions and their interplay with other psychiatric disorders, as well as contemporary psychotherapeutic treatment methods of these conditions. I have extensive experience conducting independent medical evaluations of injured workers in California. I am available to conduct file reviews and have experience in utilization review in the Worker's Compensation and commercial insurance environments. I have also served as an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California on questions related to standards of care, and as a practice monitor for physicians on probationary status. I am currently licensed in California and Texas.

Cris C. Vaughan, Esq., CASp, ADAC, PA ADA Consultant Services

Loomis, California
Disability Evaluation, Construction - Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA Compliance, Certified Access Specialist, CASp, ADA Coordinator, Compliance Evaluations, Lawyer, Attorney, Law, Legal Services, Accessibility, Disability, Violation, Lawsuit, Litigation, Expert, Expert Witness, Deposition, ADA, Compliant, Consultant
Mr. Vaughan was admitted to practice law in California in December 1981 and in Nevada in 1985. He is admitted to practice before a number of different United States District Courts in several states. He has represented hundreds of litigation clients in the United States District Court in all four federal court districts in California. Defending Americans with Disabilities Act access litigation and consultation for a variety of California businesses on accessibility issues has been his primary area of practice for more than 15 years. Mr. Vaughan also owns and operates ADA Consultant Services which performs accessibility evaluations of both private and public facilities. He is a California Certified Access Specialist. He has been designated as a subject matter expert in disabled accessibly by the State of California. Over the course of his career, Mr. Vaughan has represented numerous public entity and private clients. His public entity experience includes representation of school di...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Cindy L. Fisher, MA., CRC., IPEC, PVE, ABVE/D Vocational Concepts LLC.

Sarasota, Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Forensic Vocational Evaluation, Expert Testimony, Marital Dissolution, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wage Earning Capacity, Disability, Transferable Skills Analysis, Social Security Disability, ADA, School Accommodations, Disability Evaluations, Psychometric Testing.
Ms. Fisher is the owner and Director of Vocational Services at Vocational Concepts LLC. She has a staff of three master-level evaluators who work with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Ms. Fisher has been practicing 18 + years and holds outstanding credentials. She is a board-certified Diplomate through the American Board of Vocational Experts, she is a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Professional Vocational Evaluator, and holds International Psychometric Evaluation Certification. Ms. Fisher is qualified as a Social Security Vocational Expert since 2013 and testifies in this capacity on a monthly basis. Ms. Fisher has worked with individuals having catastrophic injury, MVA, TBI, Combat Veterans, amputations, Learning Disabilities, and those with psychiatric or psychological diagnoses. She determines a person's capacity to work and to return to work. Ms. Fisher testifies in a variety of settings including Personal Injury, Family Law, Long Term Disability, Wo...

Larry Fishman, M.D.

Tampa, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, spine surgeon, Trauma, IMEs, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Peripheral Nerves, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, disability, permanent impairment rating, future care costs, medical neccesity
Board Certified, Mayo Clinic trained neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Current clinical focus of spine surgery, peripheral nerves, injections and sacroiliac joints. 30 years emergency room call experience handling brain and spine trauma. Since residency has performed over 15,000 operations. Extensive peer review experience evaluating compliance with the standard of care. Highly experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner who has testified hundreds of times.

Jonathan D Gross, Psy.D. Behavioral Health of North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Florida
Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Neuropsychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Fitness for Duty Evaluation, Malingering, Competency to Stand Trial, Psychology, Sexual Abuse, Military Mental Health, Developmental Disorder, Disability, Intellectual Impairment, Autism
Dr. Jonathan Gross is a fellowship-trained neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the fields of neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation, and psychological assessment. He has trained at various centers of excellence including Emory University, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Gross holds expertise in the evaluation of traumatic brain injury and other neuromedical conditions including dementia, stroke, and developmental disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual impairment). His clinical work is largely devoted to serving US Veterans through the VA community provider system where he evaluates and treats veterans for traumatic brain injury, dementia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated conditions. Dr. Gross employs a comprehensive and in-depth approach to assessment which allows him to identify a diverse range of factors that contribute to symptoms including effects of brain ...

Lauren L Lerner, MD

Plantation, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, chronic pain, multiple trauma, catastrophic injury, musculoskeletal disorders, telehealth Independent Medical Examinations (IME/CME), medical records review and analysis, future needs for life care planning, vocational capacity, disability.
Dr. Lerner is a physician licensed in Florida and Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and her residency at Tufts New England Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She served 4 years in the US Air Force. Dr. Lerner has 35+ years of clinical experience including busy inpatient and outpatient settings. She served for many years as the Medical Director for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke Programs providing the full continuum of care from acute to long term follow up, and from mild to catastrophic injuries. Dr. Lerner has also treated patients with amputation, musculoskeletal disorders, chronic pain, multiple trauma, neuropathy, arthritis, MS, and many other conditions that may cause a functional limitation or restriction. Over the years, she has provided assistance on numerous legal cases and insurance disability determinations. She analyzes medical records in d...

Kristin Panella Vocational Expert Services, Inc.

Maitland, Florida
Life Care Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation - Cost Projections, Medical Cost Projections, Dissolution of Marriage, Personal Injury, Return to Work, Earning Capacity, Employment, Expert Witness, Disability, Blindness
American Board of Vocational Experts/Fellow LCP-Certified

Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, FAA.
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. He has been trained for FAA/aviator evaluations and is on the FAA list for this. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. He is available to consult with plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil litigation and prosecution and defense attorneys in criminal litigation. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychi...

Michael A. Siefman, PT,DC, DACAN, DABCC, DIBCN, FIBCN, DABDA, DIBE, FIBE

Naples, Florida
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Malpractice, Disability, File Review, Improper Documentation, Auto Accident, Improper Billing, Complaints Against Doctor, Standards of Care, Personal Injury, Expert Witness, Insurance Fraud
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Gainesville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Georgia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-surgical orthopaedic medicine, pain management and sports injuries, back pain, independent medical exams, spinal injections, musculoskeletal, disability, peer review, physical medicine, spine, neck
Arnold J. Weil, MD, a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the Chief Executive Officer of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C., one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management.

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A Kourtney Layton & Associates

Idaho
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nation...

David Garras, MD Midwest Orthopedic Consultants

Orland Park , Illinois
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Impairment Ratings, Workman's Compensation, Auto Accidents, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot, Ankle, Podiatry, Medical Legal Evaluation, Lower Extremity
David N. Garras is a board certified orthopedist who specializes in foot and ankle surgery, with an emphasis on total ankle replacement, occupational and sports injuries, ligament and tendon repairs and reconstruction, minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques, deformity correction and reconstructive surgery, as well as foot and ankle fracture care. After his honorable discharge from U.S. Navy, he attended the University of California where he graduated, not only summa cum laude, but also at the top of his class. He went on to complete his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. and his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, in Philadelphia. Under the direction of the world-renowned foot and ankle surgeon, he completed his fellowship at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, N.C. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Garras is committed to resear...

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence, experienced, depositions, consultation, plaintiff, defendant,
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospital Clin...

Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional , Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.

Don Condie, MD Vinfen

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, child abuse, psychological trauma, criminal behavior, guardianship, undue influence, conservatorship, risk assessment, dangerousness, public sector psychiatry, medical director issues, disability, pediatric psychiatry
Child, adolescent, adult Psychaitry training, Harvard Medical School at MassMental Health Center, 1982-1987. Forensic Psychiatry fellowship, Harvard Medical School at MMHC 1987-88.. Harvard Law School classes 1987-88, including family law, constitutional law, torts, law and psychiatry. Member of the Program on Psychiatry and the Law, Harvard Medical School, 1987-current. Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 1988- 2012, Massachusetts General Hospital. Lecturer in Psychiatry, part time, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, 2021-present. .Complex Child Case Reviews, Forensic Child Psychiatry Consults, Cambridge Health Alliance, 2017-present. Board certifications child, adult, forensic psychiatry. FBI training 1993 on interpersonal violence. Consultant on developmental disability issues in children and adults. Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Services, 20 years. Medical Director, Vinfen community psychiatry, 2011-present.. Extensive admi...

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Truck Accidents, Transport Accidents, Covid-19, Coronavirus, Firefighters, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Fitness for Duty, Disability, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and has produced over 200 publications. He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs, chart reviews and has served as an expert for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and was previously trained and certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition testimony.

Roger K Pitman, MD

West Newbury, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic brain injury, TBI, brain damage, brain injury medicine, abuse, tort, workers compensation, damages, disability
Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for 53 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Professor of Psychiatry, previously full-time, currently part-time, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications in the medical and clinical psychology literature. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Dr. Pitman's activity in academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and mental damages. He does not accept malpractice liability cases (e...

Robert B Swotinsky, MD, MPH

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Drug testing, drug test, drug screening, drug screen, alcohol testing, alcohol test, toxicology, medical review officer, MRO, toxicology, impairment, disability, DOT physicals, DOT exams, occupational medicine, occupational health, truck driver.
www.occ-doc.net My reports are clear, detailed, well-organized, well-referenced, and timely. Qualifications include: board certified in Preventive (occupational) Medicine. MPH in epidemiology. Certified medical review officer (MRO), Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), FMCSA (NRCME) Medical Examiner and trainer, and (former) FAA Medical Examiner. Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Written books and written/given numerous educational programs to physician and other groups about drug and alcohol testing, and about DOT physicals (commercial motor vehicle driver exams). Since 1995 has written "MRO Update" national newsletter for physicians. Have taught supervisors about reasonable suspicion determinations. Consultant to federal agencies on medical standards for truck drivers and on workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Consultant to employers, attorneys, and insurers on complex disability cases. Active clinical practice treating ...

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/life care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A Kourtney Layton & Associates

Nevada
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nation...

Samuel E Epstein, DO Stafford Orthopedics

Manahawkin, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery - knee surgery, shoulder surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, fractures, carpal tunnel, disability, impairment ratings, ankle surgery, ACL, trigger finger, back pain and strain, hip pain, neck pain, wrist, auto accidents,non-surgical spine,
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery 30 years in a community based medical and surgical orthopedic practice Chief,Orthopedics Subsection of Department of Surgery at Southern Ocean Medical Center Certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts; Member of the Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis Surgery Section of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Speaker for National Business Institute

Michael Bernstein, MD

Lawrence, New York
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Forensic Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Personal Injury, Tort, Disability, IME, Expert Witness Testimony

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Adrienne Saxton, M.D. Saxton Forensic and Psychiatric Services, PLLC

Matthews, North Carolina
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - IME, disability, malpractice, competency, sanity, criminal responsibility, guardianship, fitness for duty, will contest, mitigation, malingering, worker's compensation
Fellowship trained, rigorous testimony training/ experience, completed hundreds forensic psychiatric evaluations, responsive, reasonable fees. Dr. Adrienne Saxton is a forensic psychiatrist based in the Charlotte, NC area. She graduated medical school with high distinction. During her medical training, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. This honor is reserved for those with high academic standing as well as firm ethics, professionalism, leadership qualities, and dedication to service. Dr. Saxton completed a four-year residency in psychiatry. During her senior year of residency at the University of Michigan, she served as chief resident of outpatient services. After Residency, Dr. Saxton went on to complete a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Her fellowship program director was Dr. Phillip Resnick, a world-renowned expert in the field of forensic psychiatry. Dr. Saxton’s rigorous fellowship training included educatio...

Jennifer T. Szakaly, MA, CMC, NMG

Charlotte, North Carolina
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Elder abuse, disability, senior, healthcare power of attorney, healthcare advocate, social work, care management, case management, long-term care, assisted living, memory care, guardian, nursing home, assessments, cognitive impairment, dementia, conservator, exploitation, elder fraud
I opened up a care management company in Charlotte, NC in 2005 following the completion of my Master of Arts degree in Gerontology. I lead a team of nurses, social workers, gerontologists, and counselors to advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. For the past 15 years, I have served as a private guardian for older individuals who have been adjudicated in our court system. I serve as a Board Member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and am a member of the National Guardianship Association. I became certified as a guardian in 2017 and am currently one of only 52 National Master Guardians in the country. This is the highest professional designation that can be attained by guardians and it requires extensive demonstration of competencies in a variety of areas, a comprehensive exam, and at least 15 years of experience in the field of guardianship. In our routine work as both care managers and guardians, we conduct clinical assessments of older adults and person...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (limited) family and crimina...

Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, mass tort, PsyPact
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the executive board, as events coordinator, and associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood's primary practice location is in Cleburne, Texas, near Fort Worth, but she is willing to travel to evaluate individuals who cannot travel. Although licensed in Texas, ...

James R Kopp, MD James R. Kopp, MD, PC

Cove, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine and spine surgery, Malpractice, Case reviews, Sports medicine, Disability, Peer review, General orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics non-surgical, Joint replacement, IMEs, Disability evaluation
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in private practice with 31 years of civilian and 8 years of military (4 Residency and 4 Staff) experience in Orthopedic Surgery. I have developed an interest in IME and Legal Expert examinations due to my interest in teaching, which is what I view the role of an expert. I have attended the SEAK conference on expert testimony, the AMA course on IMEs and currently spend about 80% of my practice time "Forensic Orthopedics," i.e. IMEs and legal expert testimony. I am licensed in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, and Alaska. I am an experienced expert witness.

Michael Salitore, Ed.D.

Gresham, Oregon
Education & Schools, School Safety - Special Education, School Safety, Behavior, School Mental Health, School Counseling, IDEA, ADA, 504, District and School Administration, Federal Programs, School Nursing, School Improvement, Restraint and Seclusion, Evaluation, Assessment, Disability, Experiential Education, and Risk Management
Michael Salitore is an experienced school/district administrator, psychologist, and teacher, working in public education since 2003. Dr. Salitore has served as director of student services since 2014 managing special education/ federal programs, school safety, behavioral health, and administration of policy under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Most recently, Dr. Salitore has assumed a position (July, 2022) as director of student services in a district serving East Portland metro. As a school psychologist, he has experience in areas of assessment of children pre-k through post-high school with disabilities. As a teacher of college-age students since 2005 and a trainer for various school districts, he has experience teaching adults complex topics. Dr. Salitore has a proven track record of improving school structures and systems that lead to positive outcomes for students with disabilities. He has experience navigating the compl...

Frank A. Fetterolf, M.D. Frank A. Fetterolf, M.D. LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Disability, Emotional Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment/Discrimination, Spousal Abuse, Stalking, Stress, Sexual Trauma, Rape, Molestation, Incest, Adult Sequelae of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Dr. Fetterolf has dedicated most of his life to learning about and caring for the mind. His curiosity drew him to studies at Cornell University, which ranged from the philosophy of mind to neurobiology of behavior. After studying neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, he decided to attend medical school. Here, he fell in love with psychiatry because each patient had a unique story. Dr. Fetterolf sought his graduate medical education at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC, one of the nation's largest and most renowned university-affiliated psychiatric hospitals. To become a psychiatrist who also provides psychotherapy, he received advanced training at the Columbia University and Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Centers. Dr. Fetterolf is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and a member of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. He provides forensic consultation related to civil and criminal matters. His clinical experience offering comprehe...

Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Life Care Planning

Available Nationally, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Life Care Planning (large cases), Medical Cost Projection (smaller cases), Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Mass Tort, Auto Accident Injury Assessment, Pain, Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait Dysfunction, Falls, Nursing Home Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Certified PM&R physician life care planner available for both life care plans (large cases) and medical cost projections (cost-effective for smaller cases). 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Available to both plaintiff/defense for life care plan and cost projection reports, rebuttal reports, and life expectancy opinions. Straightforward, flat-rate pricing on all services. Available in Pittsburgh and nationally. See details at www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or www.rehabanalytics.com

Sanjay Adhia, MD, MRO Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, testamentary capacity, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, DUI, DWI, workman's compensation, jail, prison,
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine (BIM), and Psychiatry located in the Houston Area. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are certified in BIM. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, he works in a renowned neuro-rehabilitation center where his focus is treating the neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain injury, concussions, stroke, and spinal cord injury. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, violence, and complicating mental illness. He was the medical director of private practice. He has treated Death Row and Ad-Seg patients in correctional facilities. He has extensive expertise in psychopharmacology. Dr. Adhia is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). He has expertise in alcohol and drug testing. He is experienced in the treatment and impact of drug and alcohol abuse and intoxication (eg DUI, DWI, DFSA). In addition, Dr. Adhia works with Physicians for Hu...

Michelle Aliff, Ph.D, CRC, CVE

Keller, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifica...

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Rheumatology, internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, medical malpractice, testimony, hospital, lupus, fibromyalgia, disability, home health, breast implants.
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Independent Medical Exams. Experienced expert witness in nursing home, hospital, internal medicine, geriatric and rheumatology malpractice as well as case record reviews

Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Cleburne, Texas
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, mass tort, PsyPact
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the executive board, as events coordinator, and associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood's primary practice location is in Cleburne, Texas, near Fort Worth, but she is willing to travel to evaluate individuals who cannot travel. Although licensed in Texas, ...

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A Kourtney Layton & Associates

HIGHLAND, Utah
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nation...

Candice P Holden, MD

Fairfax, Virginia
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - pediatric orthopedics, trauma, disability, sports medicine, cerebral palsy,

Linda L Miller, DO Linda L Miller DO

OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Expert witness, IME, deposition, mental health, mental conditions, workers compensation, disability, record review,
I have a current certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, INC I have a private practice of psychiatry for 20 years and have been providing IMEs and expert opinion for the same amount of time. I have performed more than a thousand IMEs for company's and attorneys. Many of these have been with panels of IME experts including orthopedists, chiropractors and neurologists. Because of my additional education, training and experience in primary care medicine, I have good understanding of the impact of medical issues and medical conditions on the mental health of clients. My reports are detailed and opinions are well defended using the DSM V book of mental conditions and scholarly articles if necessary References are available upon request.