Motor Vehicle Accidents Expert Witnesses

Motor vehicle accidents 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 motor vehicle accidents. The motor vehicle accidents expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Automotive, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Chiropractic, Disability Evaluation, Human Factors, Independent Medical Examinations, Medical Coding, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, and Pain Management - Medicine.

Michelle R Hoffman, MS Forensic Injury Analysis, LLC

Tempe, Arizona
Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering - Injury Analysis, Injury Causation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Child Seat Related Injuries, Use of Force Incidents, Helmet/Restraint Issues, Domestic Altercations, Falls from Heights, Product Liability, Diving Accidents, Backover/Runover Accidents, Aircraft Accidents, Personal Watercraft Accidents

Stephen M Casner, Ph.D.

San Francisco, California
Human Factors, Automotive - Motor Vehicle Accidents, Distracted Driving, Products Liability, Pedestrian/Cyclist Accidents, General Aviation Accidents, Workplace Safety, Scooters, Reaction Time, Risk Perception, Warnings, Driver Behavior, Slip/Trip/Fall
Dr. Steve Casner is a former career NASA human factors psychologist. Steve draws on a wide body of scientific research to help characterize the understandings, perceptions, and abilities of a reasonably prudent person. Steve is able to help identify the contributions of persons, places, circumstances, and things in a variety of accident situations. Steve is an experienced driver, motorcyclist, bicyclist, and airplane and helicopter pilot and flight instructor. Steve’s first book entitled Careful was published by Penguin Random House in 2017 and reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and many others. An experienced writer and speaker, Steve is able to relate scientific ideas to everyday audiences.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

Neil Brown, MD, PhD, FACS(C) FACS FAANS Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery

Clearwater, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Biomechanics - neurosurgery, spine surgery, spine injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, spinal biomechanics, slip and fall, trip and fall, motor vehicle accidents
My clinical opinions are based upon twenty-five years as a practicing board-certified neurosurgeon. Likewise, biomechanical opinions are based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Medical Biophysics. I have also been inducted as a member of the American Society of Biomechanics, which as a requirement for membership, requires ten or more biomechanical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. I have testified in over 100 depositions and in 15 trials. Opinions related to injury causation, especially with regard to Personal Injuries (slip/trip and falls, motor vehicle accidents), are examined qualitatively for biomechanical consistency with the known biodynamics required for injury of structures (typically a question of traumatic causation of disc herniations). Opinions related to medical malpractice follow the stringent guidelines of impartial testimony by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Bad outcomes do not necessary mean...

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain Trauma, Concussion, Cranial Surgery, Cranial Trauma, Head Injury, Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Spine Surgery, Spine Injury, Subdural Hematoma
Dr Moore is a Harvard & Yale trained board certified neurosurgery specialist in the busiest private practice in Broward county, FL and served as on-field neurosurgeon for the Miami Dolphins for over 10 years. He was past Chief of Surgery and is currently Director of Neurosurgery at Broward Health North Trauma Center. Dr Moore is the Founding Director of the First JCAHO accredited Spine Care Center in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade counties of South Florida. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is the oldest, most respected federal inspection authority of healthcare providers. Dr Moore provides expert, credible, unbiased reviews and testimony with 2 decades of experience in both plaintiff and defense malpractice cases of brain and spine injuries, operations and complications, as well as motor vehicle accident, slip & fall and hematoma ( subdural, intracerebral & aneurysm ). Having performed over 8,000 operations, he has been the ONLY one of over 2...

David J. Fletcher, MD SafeWorks Illinois

Champaign, Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluation - DOT Driver Medical Fitness, Trucking & Bus Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Complex Disability Mgmt, FMCSA Medical Regulations, Occupational Medicine, Substance Abuse Counseling, Return-To-Work Evaluations, Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations, Life Care Planning, Medical Review Officer, FAA Examiner
Dr. Fletcher is board-certified in occupational medicine, preventive medicine and public health. He is a certified Medical Review Office (MRO) and certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). He has been a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA since 1988. Dr. Fletcher has consistently served as a medical expert for both sides of the bar in Illinois Workers’ Compensation cases, as well as in civil cases all around the United States. For Dr. Fletcher, one of the key elements to his credibility is that the majority of his professional time is spent practicing as a full-time occupational medicine specialist. Since 1986, Dr. Fletcher has treated more than 19,000 injured persons and has performed more than 20,000 Department of Transportation medical exams for Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers. Since 2011, Dr. Fletcher has served as one of two physicians on the Illinois Advisory Committee for the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) and acts as a peer-reviewer f...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 23 years. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (29 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant...

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability, Traffic Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Akhtar Purvez, MD PAIN & SPINE CENTER OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workman's Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Addiction Medicine
Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University, and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a Clinical Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Memorial University. He has been a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in the American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. He also wrote a chapter on pain management in the book titled 'Care of the Older African Adult' He sits on the advisory board of 'The Journa...

David Boll, DC CPC PES Expert Opinions / Comprehensive Chiropractic Services

Adell, Wisconsin
Chiropractic, Medical Coding - Sports Medicine, Malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle collisions, independent medical examinations, legal medicine, physical therapy, coding, standard of care, scope of practice, insurance fraud, benefits
Dr. Boll has extensive medicolegal experience and has been in practice since 1992. He has been retained nationwide for various cases. Dr. Boll assists numerous entities (law enforcement, law firms, insurance carriers, TPAs) as an Expert Witness, Consulting Witness, CPT and diagnostic coding issues, File Review, and Independent Medical Examinations, along with internal educational programs. He is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC and a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) from NASM. Dr. Boll has active licenses in both Wisconsin and Michigan. He continues to practice within his athletic training and conditioning facility, serving two school districts and consulting with professional racing sanctioning bodies regarding race weekend injury concerns. Dr. Boll was a former Chiropractic Services Director for an insurance company, where he assisted in writing guidelines, sitting on appeals panels, and establishing internal review and claims processing measures. He is a cu...

Steven G. Yeomans, DC, FACO, DABCC Professional Educational Services

Ripon, Wisconsin
Chiropractic, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Neuromusculoskeletal, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Personal Injury, Malpractice
I began teaching in the post-graduate division of NUHS in 1984, and currently teach for 7 chiropractic college post-graduate divisions in the US and abroad. I've authored several peer reviewed articles and wrote a text book entitled, "The Clinical Application of Outcomes Assessment" released in 2000 by Appleton & Lange.