Fall Injury Expert Witness

Listings

Fall injury 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 injury. The fall injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Physical Therapy, and Wound Care.

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Kathleen Blechertas, DPT

Escondido , California
Physical Therapy, Wound Care - Non-surgical Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant or Physical Therapy Aide misuse, Physical Therapy Standard of Care/ Scope of Practice deviation, Documentation discrepancy, Fall injury, Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury, Inpatient and outpatient wound care standard practice deviation
Doctor Physical Therapy (DPT) Simmons College, Boston, MA. Bachelor of Science, (B.S.) Physical Therapy (PT) - Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH. Wound Care Certified (WCC) - National Alliance of Wound Care & Ostomy; Fellow of The Advisory Board- (FABC) - Washington, DC; Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) - Chicago, IL; Practicing since 1997.

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse expert, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, wrongful death, Fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery , post op care,
Forty (40) years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, and Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager,10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on 37 cases, both plaintiff and defense. Clinical Experience Clinical nurse and relief-charge nurse in an 18 bed ICU, level 3 trauma center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thoracic, GI, and general surger...

Karen P. Martin, PT, DMT, MSPT, FAAOMPT, CIDN

Hudson, Ohio
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Physical Therapy Standard of Care Deviation,Physical Therapy Malpractice,Physical Therapy Risk Assessment,Physical Therapy Patient Advocacy Assessment,Physical Therapist Assistant Misuse,Fall Injury,Dry Needling Injury,Pneumothorax,Manipulation Injury,Workers' Comp Rehab/IME/PPD/Surveil Analysis
Karen P. Martin, PT, DMT, MSPT, FAAOMPT, CIDN - Fellow American Academy Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Expert Witness services and record review for both prosecution and defense. Clinical competencies upon request. Standard of Care in the healing and highly regulated industry of physical therapy has nothing to do with good intention and everything to do with both knowing and following the rules designed to protect the patient/public/payer. Standard of Care deviation results from not being able to justify WHY an action was taken and encompasses errors created from both commission AND omission. Standard of Care deviation occurs when inappropriate physical therapy plan of care and treatment intervention result from inadequate physical therapy examination, inadequate physical therapy diagnosis, inadequate client care management, and unsound professional judgment. Standard of Care deviation is increasingly prevalent with Dry Needling misuse, malpractice, fraudulent coding, and fr...