Negligence Expert Witness

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Negligence 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 negligence. The negligence expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Psychiatry, Athletics & Recreation, Correctional Healthcare, Education & Schools, Engineering, Forensic Psychiatry, Fraud, Health Informatics, Hospitalist, Information Technology, Internal Medicine, Land Surveying, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Nurse Practitioner, and Police Practices & Procedures.

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Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument

Joseph H. Obegi, PsyD, CCPH

Davis, California
Psychology, Correctional Healthcare - Suicide, suicide prevention, suicide risk assessment, standard of care, deliberate indifference, negligence, prison, corrections, correctional mental health
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than a decade of experience in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. I am familiar with the clinical, administrative, and legal aspects of delivering mental healthcare in prison. I have delivered direct services in outpatient, inpatient, and segregated settings and administered outpatient and inpatient psychiatric programs. Mental healthcare in prison is frequently tied to judicial intervention. I am broadly familiar with the legal basis and remedial phases of such intervention. I am approved by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care as a Certified Correctional Health Professional. I have specific expertise in suicide in adult correctional settings (e.g., suicide risk assessment, treatment of suicidal persons, and suicide prevention policy). Currently, I monitor and support the suicide prevention programs for 10 prisons in Northern California. I have previously coordinated the suicide prevention pro...

Matthew J Steiner, M.D., Q.M.E. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry - IME, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance, trauma
Dr. Steiner is dual-board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Steiner is founder and director of Expedient Medicolegal Services (www.expevals.com), where he mentors a group of 40+ physicians in multiple medical specialties in their own medicolegal practices. In his current position, Dr. Steiner has provided critical review on thousands of medicolegal cases and is versed in all aspects of how to be an optimal expert witness. Dr. Steiner is published in the fields of health psychology, immunological function and its effects on mental disorders and addiction. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, with focus on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or R...

Shivi Sharma, MD FACP Yale University, Yale New Haven and Norwalk Hospital

Fairfield, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Medical Director, Internal Medicine, Internist, negligence, Injury and damages, causation, Malpractice, Quality of Care, Standard of Care, Heart failure, Residency, Resident, Attending, Chest Pain, Back Pain, Professor, Urgent Care, Medication error
Assistant Professor of Clnical Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 10 years of clinical experience. He has received accolades from the hospital on his quality of care; and served as a Medical Director and many committees at the highest levels of healthcare. His experience gives him insight from both a clinical and systems standpoint. Extensive experience with medical care, as it relates to doctors, nursing and residents - across a wide variety of specialties and levels of care from urgent cares, ED to the ICU He has also served in a capacity as Medical Director for a hospital floor working with management with different levels of staff members from techs to consultant attendings. Most recently, he also worked as a Director of a Hospitalist program, which included being a key decision maker in terms of hiring, firing, staff workflow, setting up expectations of care for medical doctors. His experience also includes a year as Chief Resi...

Susan Brown Foster, PhD, CRSS Sport Business Consulting, LLC

Saint Augustine, Florida
Athletics & Recreation, Education & Schools - Negligence, sport, personal injury, premises liability, sports officiating, softball, basketball, goalball, volunteers, coaching, risk management in sport, physical education, athletics, waivers, Fair Labor Standards Act & Interns
Dr. Foster has a 30+ year career involving sport. Before starting her consulting business, she was the founding chair of the Department of Sport Management at Saint Leo University in Florida. Prior to this role, she had professional roles as a softball, volleyball, and goalball official, high school softball and volleyball coach, and college intramural administrator. Risk management in sport and development/evaluation of risk management plans for small to mid-size sport facilities/organizations is a strength. Professional Affiliations (Current) - Sport and Recreation Law Association - Sports Lawyers Association - National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association - North American Society for Sport Management Scholarship Authored 17 professional journal/newsletter articles with 10 of these covering legal issues tied to internships & the law (specifically the FLSA, waivers, & risk management). Publications appear in leading sport publications & the law 60+ Presentations

Charles A. Nettleman, III, PhD, Esq, PLS Nettleman Land Consultants, Inc.

Florida
Land Surveying, Engineering - land survey, land surveyors, land surveying, Land Surveyor, Geomatics, Title, Boundary, Easement, Riparian, Littoral, Real Property, GIS, LIS, Surveyor, Geospatial, GIS, UAS, survey, negligence, engineer
Dr. Tony Nettleman is a professional land surveyor in six states (Florida, Texas, New Mexico, California, Alabama, and South Dakota) as well as a licensed attorney in Florida. Tony is a nationally-recognized author of land surveying textbooks including Clark on Surveying, Evidence & Procedure for Boundary Location, and Brown’s Boundary Control. These books have collectively been cited hundreds of times in state courts across the country. Tony also publishes extensively in peer-review and trade journals. Dr. Nettleman has helped hundreds of land owners resolve land disputes in over a dozen courts throughout the nation. His testimony has never been successfully Daubert challenged and he greatly enjoys the fieldwork, land research, and testifying. Dr. Nettleman’s areas of practice include boundary, easement, title, riparian, and negligence claims. Additionally, Tony teaches university courses as a professor, lectures nationwide to audiences of surveyors in one-day seminars and has...

Sunny Sia, MBA, PMHNP-BC Holistic Medical Care Clinic LLC

BRANDON, Florida
Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry - Addiction, Adult child psychiatry, pediatric geriatric psychiatry, child custody, addiction psychiatric nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner, psychiatric disability evaluation, dual diagnosis, drug use, wrongful psychiatric hospital admission/discharge, Competency, Negligence, PTSD
Mr. Sunny Sia, MBA, PMHNP-BC, founder, practice owner and manager for Holistic Medical Care Clinic LLC., is a board-certified family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. His specialty includes adult & child psychiatry and addiction medicine. He has experience in providing expert testimony in psychiatric malpractice issues (inpatient and outpatient settings), child custody cases and has done court ordered evaluation for legal competency, guardianship, disability and Independent Medical Examinations. His strength is in providing objective case analysis and evaluation in either criminal or civil cases involving standards of care in psychiatric practice, adult competency and child custody case evaluations. Because of his depth and breadth of clinical experiences in addiction medicine and psychiatry, he is able to provide objective clinical judgments in cases involving drug use or issues involving addiction and psychiatric co-occurring disorders. Licensed in Florida,...

Joel M Silberberg, MD Private Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Las Vegas, NV

Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Former Professor of Psychiatry. Consultant and/or Expert: PTSD, emotional harm, closed head injury, decisional and testamentary capacity, professional competence, negligence, suicide and violence risk assessment, wrongful death, psychopharmacology, addictions, CST, sanity, mitigation, death penalty.
PAST CAREER MILESTONES: - Director Medical Student Education in Psychiatry; Professor Clinical Psychiatry, Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, Illinois. Medical Director Madden Mental Health Center, Hines, Illinois. Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. Director Mental Health Services, Cermak Health Services of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Division Director; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, University of TX Health Science Center at San Antonio. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, Northwestern University School of Medicine. Director Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Northwestern University School of Medicine. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Northwestern University School of Law. - Professor Psychiatry at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, at University Medical Center. - Professor Psychiatry; ...

Joel M Silberberg, MD Private Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Las Vegas, NV

Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Former Professor of Psychiatry. Consultant and/or Expert: PTSD, emotional harm, closed head injury, decisional and testamentary capacity, professional competence, negligence, suicide and violence risk assessment, wrongful death, psychopharmacology, addictions, CST, sanity, mitigation, death penalty.
PAST CAREER MILESTONES: - Director Medical Student Education in Psychiatry; Professor Clinical Psychiatry, Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, Illinois. Medical Director Madden Mental Health Center, Hines, Illinois. Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. Director Mental Health Services, Cermak Health Services of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Division Director; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, University of TX Health Science Center at San Antonio. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, Northwestern University School of Medicine. Director Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Northwestern University School of Medicine. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Northwestern University School of Law. - Professor Psychiatry at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, at University Medical Center. - Professor Psychiatry; ...

Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument

Dr. Thomas A. Musil, DPA, CVA Landmark Real Estate Research, LLC

Forest Lake (Twin Cities), Minnesota
Real Estate, Fraud - Fiduciary Duties, Property Sales, Misrepresentation, Fraud, Development Practices, Disclosure, Disparate Impact, Breach of Duty, Damages, Due Diligence, Industry Standards, Misrepresentation, Ethics, Negligence, Zoning, Land Use, HBU, Development Impacts, RESPA, Agricultural, Investment, Housing.
Real Estate Expert Witness, Specialized Real Estate Case Analysis, Reports, and Distillation of Complex Real Estate Matters Dr. Musil, CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) is a real estate broker, consultant, arbitrator, and expert witness in real estate. Over the last 40 years, Musil has worked with numerous law firms and many corporations involved in real estate disputes. Dr. Musil is a retired real estate professor (Department of Finance- 2009-2016) at the University of St. Thomas. Musil has taught nine separate undergraduate and graduate real estate courses in addition to real estate professional-level courses and seminars. Musil held positions as the director of the Master of Science Program in Real Estate (1993-2009) at St. Thomas, director of the Real Estate Education Program at the University of Minnesota (1980-1988), and director of the Minnesota Center for Real Estate and Housing Education at St. Cloud State University. Musil has written several academic and profession...

Joel M Silberberg, MD Private Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, Nevada
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Former Professor of Psychiatry. Consultant and/or Expert: PTSD, emotional harm, closed head injury, decisional and testamentary capacity, professional competence, negligence, suicide and violence risk assessment, wrongful death, psychopharmacology, addictions, CST, sanity, mitigation, death penalty.
PAST CAREER MILESTONES: - Director Medical Student Education in Psychiatry; Professor Clinical Psychiatry, Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, Illinois. Medical Director Madden Mental Health Center, Hines, Illinois. Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. Director Mental Health Services, Cermak Health Services of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Division Director; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, University of TX Health Science Center at San Antonio. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, Northwestern University School of Medicine. Director Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Northwestern University School of Medicine. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Northwestern University School of Law. - Professor Psychiatry at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, at University Medical Center. - Professor Psychiatry; ...

Jonathan Lovins, MD, SFHM, MMCi Duke University Health System

Durham, North Carolina
Hospitalist, Information Technology - Internal Medicine, Informatics, EHR, EMR, electronic medical records, electronic health records, patient portals, medical records, IT, board certified, Medical Director, Internist, negligence, injury, damages, causation, malpractice, quality of care, standard of care, professor, medication error
Experienced expert witness for dozens of hospital medicine cases for over 12 years. Hands on experience for over 10 years as a hospitalist and medical faculty at Duke University Health System. Served as director of 30+ FTE academic and clinical hospital medicine program in Connecticut for over three years. Excellent communication skills from teaching Duke physicians and giving academic presentations and lectures. Duke University, University of Connecticut, and Tufts University educated physician board certified in both internal medicine (hospital medicine focused) and clinical informatics. Awarded Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Clark University. Recipient of Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine and Scholars Award from Duke University. Received training from SEAK in expert witness testimony. Over 5 years of medical informatics experience as Associate Medical Informatics Officer at Duke Regional Hospital and Informatics Physic...

Virginia L. Rhodes, Ed.D. Renegade Learning

Cincinnati, Ohio
Education & Schools, School Safety - school,urban school,secondary school,STEM,education,magnet,negligence,high school,teacher,supervision,principal,LEA,student,teacher hiring,evaluation,school culture,professional error,school leadership,teacher training,school safety,liability,school accident, discrimination, race,disability
35+ years in public education administration, teaching & policy Founding Principal of the largest public U.S. urban STEM high school. Founding Principal of the 1st environmental public high school in Ohio. Developer of a unique innovative "T2" teacher hiring process. Policy--former School Board member in large urban district. Expert in School transformation, collaborative school design and leadership, experiential education, program design, school culture & discipline, multicultural education, and training & supervision of all school personnel Articulate and engaging speaker on school policy, practice, and transformation. Rhodes can offer extensive experience on many aspects of school-related liability for negligence, both elementary and secondary. Rhodes travels, speaks publicly, conducts research and training workshops in the U.S. and internationally, and evaluates U.S. schools and districts for accreditation. Dr. Rhodes is an exception analytical thinker and writer.

Timothy Hill, MD Astute Hospitalist Consulting, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Hospitalist, Health Informatics - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EMR, EHR, Credentialing, Clinical Informatics, Standard of Care, inpatient medicine, Epic, Cerner, clinical documentation, IT, board certified, negligence, injury, malpractice, quality of care, hospital policies
Dr. Hill is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has a Graduate Certificate in Clinical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University. He has 12 years of experience practicing as a hospitalist in Portland, OR. He serves as the Chief Health Information Officer at a 302-bed community hospital. As Chief Health Information Officer, he is in charge of clinical aspects of the Electronic Health Record which pertain to physicians including documentation, ordersets, and training. He has led hospital EHR implementation efforts of large EHRs including Cerner and Epic. He also is Charmain of the Department of Medicine where he supervises the development of policies, procedures and credentialing standards for multiple medical specialties including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Nephrology and Neurology. He is responsible for oversight of initiatives to improve patient safety such as peer review and ongoing peer professional evaluation.

Virginia L. Rhodes, Ed.D. Renegade Learning

South Carolina
Education & Schools, School Safety - school,urban school,secondary school,STEM,education,magnet,negligence,high school,teacher,supervision,principal,LEA,student,teacher hiring,evaluation,school culture,professional error,school leadership,teacher training,school safety,liability,school accident, discrimination, race,disability
35+ years in public education administration, teaching & policy Founding Principal of the largest public U.S. urban STEM high school. Founding Principal of the 1st environmental public high school in Ohio. Developer of a unique innovative "T2" teacher hiring process. Policy--former School Board member in large urban district. Expert in School transformation, collaborative school design and leadership, experiential education, program design, school culture & discipline, multicultural education, and training & supervision of all school personnel Articulate and engaging speaker on school policy, practice, and transformation. Rhodes can offer extensive experience on many aspects of school-related liability for negligence, both elementary and secondary. Rhodes travels, speaks publicly, conducts research and training workshops in the U.S. and internationally, and evaluates U.S. schools and districts for accreditation. Dr. Rhodes is an exception analytical thinker and writer.

Russell G Gelormini, MD U.S. Rad Read

BOERNE, Texas
Radiology, Telemedicine - Radiology, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Plain Films, Accident, Injury, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Trauma, Failure to diagnose, Medical malpractice, expert witness in radiology, diagnostic imaging, spine, spinal, ultrasound.
Board certified diagnostic radiologist. 30 years experience. Experienced expert witness in Radiology, with experience in trial court. Retired USAF Colonel. Excellent personal record with no settled malpractice cases against me. Licensed in 25 states. Cutting edge continuing medical education. Well rounded, exceptionally well-trained and educated physician and expert medical witness.

Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

Texas
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument

Charles A. Nettleman, III, PhD, Esq, PLS Nettleman Land Consultants, Inc.

Kerrville, Texas
Land Surveying, Engineering - land survey, land surveyors, land surveying, Land Surveyor, Geomatics, Title, Boundary, Easement, Riparian, Littoral, Real Property, GIS, LIS, Surveyor, Geospatial, GIS, UAS, survey, negligence, engineer
Dr. Tony Nettleman is a professional land surveyor in six states (Florida, Texas, New Mexico, California, Alabama, and South Dakota) as well as a licensed attorney in Florida. Tony is a nationally-recognized author of land surveying textbooks including Clark on Surveying, Evidence & Procedure for Boundary Location, and Brown’s Boundary Control. These books have collectively been cited hundreds of times in state courts across the country. Tony also publishes extensively in peer-review and trade journals. Dr. Nettleman has helped hundreds of land owners resolve land disputes in over a dozen courts throughout the nation. His testimony has never been successfully Daubert challenged and he greatly enjoys the fieldwork, land research, and testifying. Dr. Nettleman’s areas of practice include boundary, easement, title, riparian, and negligence claims. Additionally, Tony teaches university courses as a professor, lectures nationwide to audiences of surveyors in one-day seminars and has...

Lenard Vare Carsel & Ayves, Inc.

Kyle, Texas
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Jails, Prisons, Custody, Electronic Monitoring, home detention, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Classification, Use of Force, In-custody Death, Security, Religious Rights, Negligence, PREA, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jail and Prisons)
Lenard Vare has over 27 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He is a retired prison Warden with the state of Nevada and a recently retired Director of a county jail system in CA. Lenard's expertise is in inmate classification, program design, high-risk inmate transportation, organizational development and training law enforcement and correctional personnel in topics related to inmate management. He has served as a criminal investigator and hostage/crisis negotiator, supervised fugitive recovery teams, conducted internal affairs investigations, and operated community-based correctional facilities. He has also served as criminal justice faculty teaching courses at the undergraduate level at local colleges. He is a certified jail manager and a certified project management professional. Recent cases in which Lenard has been retained as an expert have involved - A jail riot and subsequent staff response resulting in a class action...