Fall Expert Witnesses

Fall 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 fall. The fall expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Automotive, Biomechanics, Disability Evaluation, Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse, Nursing Homes, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Therapy, Premises Liability, Real Estate, and Spine Surgery & Spine Care.

Richard Arlington, III, CSP, CLP Rich Arlington & Associates

Slip Trip & Fall, Premises Liability - Snow and Ice Management, Snow Plow Safety, Snow and Ice Operations, Ice Related Slip and Fall, Snow Related Slip and Fall, Snow Science, Ice Control, Snow Response Plan, Certified Snow Professional Snow Risk and Liability, Snow Storage, Snow Clearing for Parking Garages
Rich Arlington is a Certified Snow Professional (CSP) and Landscape Industry Certified Manager (LICM). There are less than 250 CSPs in the United States. Rich possesses over 25 years of experience providing landscape and snow and ice maintenance services; he is still actively involved in snow and landscape operations. For over three decades he has owned and operated a viable Landscape Snow and Ice Management Company. For over two decades he is the National Director and CFO for a National Exterior Services Company with operations in multiple states dealing with snow and ice issues. Examples of snow & ice management cases: Salt usage for ice control Site plan to establish best snow storage areas Data provided to establish possible liability for accidents Contractor safety and training procedures as compared to industry standards Contractor practices and methods as compared to industry standards Was the contract proper for the snow and ice industry Weather patterns to establish corr...

Michael P. Lawler, MS, CSP, ASP, CHST Safewit, Inc.

OSHA, Construction - OSHA, Construction, Fall Protection, Multi-Emplyer, Fall Prevention, Slips, Trips, Falls, Scaffold, Work Zone, MUTCD, Crane, Steel Erection, Excavation, Silica, Lead, Tunnel, Confined Space, MEWP, scissor lift, aerial lift, Struck by Equipment, back over, catastrophic injury, amputation, crush
Over 30 years as a safety executive and OSHA compliance manager, trainer, advisor, and leader on major construction projects throughout the USA. Expert at applying OSH Act of 1970 standards, regulations, policies, and Letter of Interpretation. Experience includes over 50 OSHA inspections and associated negotiation and defense preparation related to OSHA citations. Expert at incident investigation, accident reconstruction, and injury management and investigation. Extensive experience and expertise in MUTCD Traffic Controls and rules. AREAS OF EXPERTISES INCLUDES: • Liability Assessment & Contractor Duty of Care • Accident Investigation & Root Cause • Aerial Lifts, MEWP • Construction Safety/Accidents • COVID Safety & Pandemic Management • Crane Safety, Critical Pick Planning, & Rigging • Disaster & Emergency Management • Dive/Underwater Operations • EM-385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers • Excavation, Trenching, & Soil Mechanics • Slip, Trip, Falls, Stirs & Floor Safety Certi...

Dick Bridy, PhD DBI Group Expert Witness

Solana Beach, California
Real Estate - Personal Injury, Slip, Trip, Fall, Reconstruction-Photo/Video, Title 24 Part 2 - California Building Code, Title 24, Part 3 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Permits/ Construction Docs, Realtor Disclosure, Misrepresentation, Negligence, Affirmative Duty
DBI Expert Witness is a commercial real estate Consulting Firm that offers services, including workplace safety and health standards of care and OSHA compliance services. • Litigation consultation services and trial testimony • Expert consultation on public safety, building compliance and personal injury • Building Code violations and property owner negligence • California Building Standards Code (Title 24) • Application, interpretations, compliance and industry consensus standards of the OSH ACT of 1970 • Lease obligations and Landlord/Tenant default Extensive experience in asset and property management issues related to management operations, leasing, Landlord/Tenant disputes, slip & falls, property inspection and maintenance, security, fiduciary and affirmative duties, plus standards of care for commercial facilities. Dr. Dick Bridy as over 45 years of experience as an owner/developer/redeveloper, asset/property manager, Realtor, investment syndicator and lender for commercial ...

Adam Goodworth, PhD, PE, ACTAR Goodworth Biomechanic & Forensic Consulting

Goleta, California
Biomechanics, Automotive - pregnancy, eye injury, fetus injury, seat belts, fall, trip, brain injury, slip, biomechanics, injury, mechanism, airbag, EDR, event data recorder, accident reconstruction, NASS, CDS, CISS, research, sports, professor, professional engineer, kinesiology
Adam Goodworth, PhD, PE, is a biomechanics specialist providing expert opinions on • Claimed Injuries and injury mechanisms • Vehicle Occupant Kinematics • Event Data Recorder (EDR) • Work and Recreation Accidents (eg, slip, trip, falls) • Seat Belt Function • Fetus injuries Dr. Goodworth is a Professional Engineer in California (# M40242), an ACTAR Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (# 2225), trained in EDR interpretation (“black box”), and active in research of restraint systems and occupant kinematics. Dr. Goodworth can perform vehicle Inspections and site investigations in California and across the US. Dr. Goodworth has been a Professor for over 13 years. Currently, a full tenured Professor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Dr. Goodworth has over 50 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Defense. His teaching includes Biomechanic...

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, sepsis, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, n95, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, emergency, medical device,
I am a published, board-certified emergency nurse expert with testifying experience who still works clinically in California. I have published articles on Triage, ESI, documentation bias, and stroke management. I have won an award for my publication on fall prevention. As an expert, I work for both plaintiff and defense, and I have a 50/50 testifying ratio as of May 2024. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric...

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Englewood, Colorado
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Ankush K Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM, DipABLM, MCFLC

Loxahatchee, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - internal medicine, hospitalist, cost, evidence, EBM, hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community, academic, chest pain, infection, fall, telemedicine
Also licensed in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming . Past experience in expert witness work with defense and plaintiff. Academic/University/Faculty experience and private practice work, including locum tenens experience. 1. Fellow, American College of Physicians 2. Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine 3. Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts 4. Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Forensic Expert Witness Association Board Certifications: Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal...

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Indianapolis, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Zionsville, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Balance, Slip and Fall, Slip, Fall, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation, long-term care, skilled nursing facility, SNF
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2007. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy, bone biology, and musculoskeletal health. Dr. Thompson’s research examines ...

Steve Allison, DPT, CME Functional Capacity Experts, LLC

Bossier City, Louisiana
Physical Therapy, Disability Evaluation - Functional Capacity Evaluation, FCE, job analysis, impairment, disability, functional limitation, activities of daily living, loss of enjoyment of life activities, performance validity, pain behavior, motor vehicle accident, work injury, medical malpractice, fitness-for-duty, nursing home, fall
Dr. Allison is CEO and managing partner of Functional Capacity Experts, LLC and Disability Management Group, LLC. He is a doctor of physical therapy and certified DOT medical examiner. He has 24 years of clinical practice experience specializing in functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) for cases involving personal injury, workers' compensation, long term disability, and Social Security disability claims. He has performed more than 5,000 FCEs to more objectively quantify and qualify the severity of an individual's occupational disability, credibility of pain behavior, physical impairments with participation in basic activities of daily living, and loss of enjoyment of life activities. Dr. Allison was the lead author of the Functional Capacity Evaluation Best Practice Guidelines adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association in 2018. He was also an author of the Functional Capacity Evaluation and Disability Determination monograph published by the Academy of Orthopedic Phys...

K. David Meit, CPM®, ARM®, GRI® Oculus Realty, AMO®

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Real Estate, Premises Liability - property management, real estate management, subrogation, risk management, maintenance, property operations, facilities, premises liability, insurance, apartments, multifamily, slip, fall, property damage, building management, risk management, property loss, lead paint, mold, carbon monoxide, CO
An accomplished and qualified expert witness. Provides unbiased assessments and expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense in property management standard of care, premises liability, real estate partnerships and related legal disputes. Expert opinions are based on professional experience, academic training, research and the facts of each case. An award winning real estate executive with over thirty years experience managing portfolios of conventional and rent regulated multifamily, mixed-use and retail properties in both suburban and urban markets. Experienced manager of all class of property from tax credit to ultra luxury. Skilled at developing best-in-class residential property management operating teams and preserving and enhancing value through operations. Institute of Real Estate Management accredited Certified Property Manager®, Accredited Residential Manager®, and Graduate, Real Estate Institute through National Association of Realtors®. Founder and Principal of Ocu...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Charles Fasano, DO

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - chest pain, pulmonary embolism, AAA, appendicitis, gallbladder, headache, meningitis, trauma, subdural hematoma, fall, fracture, compartment syndrome, allergic reaction, pneumonia, hospice, pediatric, sore throat, pneumonia, uti, sepsis
20+ years clinical experience in emergency medicine Former core faculty at Einstein Philadelphia Emergency Medicine Residency Active community emergency medicine physician Published in major emergency medicine journals

WHITNEY A FENTON, MSN RN CCRN-K

BURLESON, Texas
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Medical, Surgical, Med/Surg, Medical/Surgical, Fall, Pressure Ulcer, Bed Sores, Critical Care, ICU, Nursing, Hospital, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Trauma ICU, Neuro ICU, Trauma, Neuro, Registered Nurse, RN, Nurse
Experience: Independently Contracted Clinical Nurse Expert, Fort Worth, TX (05/2020-Present) Nursing Instructor, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX (01/2020-Present) PRN Surgical ICU RN, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (06/2018-02/2021) Float Pool ICU RN, Texas Health Resources, DFW, TX (04/2018-01/2020) House Supervisor/Staffing RN, Baylor Scott & White Grapevine, Grapveine, TX (01/2018-04/2018) Travel ICU RN, Sutter Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, CA (07/2017-12/2017) Surgical/Trauma ICU RN/Relief Charge, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX (06/2015-07/2017) Legal Nurse Consultant: Conducted comprehensive medical record reviews for legal cases Provided expert opinions on medical and nursing practices Collaborated with attorneys in case preparation Maintained confidentiality and adhered to ethical standards Nursing Clinical Educator: Educates students in Standards of Care across nursing spect...