Standards Of Care Expert Witness

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Standards of care 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 standards of care. The standards of care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Chiropractic, Construction, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Dentist, Emergency Medicine, Engineering, Geriatrics, Insurance, Management, Mental Health, Nurse, and Nurse Anesthetist.

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Margaret A. Browne, BSN OB-RNC

Valencia, California
Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Labor and Delivery, fetal monitoring, high risk Antenatal, Triage, postpartum, birth injury, standards of care, shoulder dystocia, obstetrical hemorrhage.
I have been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years providing inpatient care for laboring patients, many with high-risk pregnancies. I am currently employed full time in labor and delivery, managing patients during vaginal deliveries or cesareans. As needed, I fill in as a relief charge nurse. I am familiar with standards of care for my specialty. Current in certifications: Advanced Fetal Monitoring ACLS - Advanced Life Support NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program BLS - Basic Life Support AWHONN member

Mason A Dinehart III, RFC FEND - Financial Education Network Development

San Ramon, California
Securities & Investments, Insurance - Due Diligence, Suitability, Supervision, Standards of Care, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Variable and Fixed Index Annuities, TIC's, Non-Traded REIT'S, Broker Dealer Compliance, Portfolio Analysis,Private Placements, Elder Abuse, Damages, Misrepresentation, Material Omission and Fraud,
I am celebrating 5 decades in the securities Industry. I am both a FINRA Arbitrator and the designated securities expert witness for the CA State Bar. I am a consulting expert in litigation and arbitration having testified in 25 states involving securities, insurance and annuities. Since 1991, I have been retained over 1000 times and have testified in 365 arbitrations before NASD, FINRA, JAMS, PSE, AAA and PSE along with attending and testifying in over 100 mediations. In addition, I have qualified and testified before the L.A. Federal Court along with State Courts in L.A., Orange, Fresno and San Diego. My case track record stands at 328 wins and 37 losses. From a long-standing banking background in corporate finance to underwriting and investment banking and real estate experience, I bring a strong knowledge of modern portfolio theory through the teaching of hundreds of retirement financial planning seminars at the corporate level. It is my goal to bring a refres...

Steven L. Duckor, MD

Tustin, California
Addiction Medicine - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Detoxification, Medical Malpractice & Wrongful Death, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Absorption & Clearance of Alcohol/Drugs, Drugs/Alcohol, Testing Blood, Urine, Breath, Alcohol, Hepatological Effect of Alcohol, Alcoholism
Dr. Steven Duckor specializes in chemical substance and drug abuse and is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Duckor has extensive knowledge in prescription drug abuse, detoxification, relapse risk prediction, absorption and clearance of alcohol/drugs, testing and all aspects of drugs and alcohol. Dr. Duckor is experienced in medical malpractice and wrongful death.

Jason M. Jazayeri, P.E. ACEC Consultants, Inc.

Irvine, California
Construction, Engineering - Claims preparation and analysis, schedule analysis, delays, disputed extra work, standards of care, construction management, quality control, bidding, budgeting, cost review, change order, performance
Mr. Jazayeri holds a Master of Science Degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with honors. He is also a licensed professional engineer and a licensed contractor in California since 1983. In addition, he became a LEED AP accredited professional in 2009. He has more than 38 years experience in the construction industry as a general contractor, construction manager, and claims consultant. He has constructed many types of structures including office buildings, hospitals, tenant improvements, schools, hotels, custom homes, multifamily residential units, and public works projects. Since 1990, he has testified as an expert witness on a diverse variety of projects in courts, arbitrations, and mediations. He has extensive experience in providing litigation support to attorneys during discovery and trial preparation. He ...

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM

California
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Landlord, Tenant, Standards of Care, Maintenance, Inspection, Leasing, CAM, Lease Administration, Commercial Property, Parking Lot, Tenant Improvements, Management Fees
I am a CPM (IREM Certified Property Manager) and have been a commercial property manager for over 38 years. I have operated property management organizations, administered hundreds of leases and am an instructor in these topics at the university level. I am an instructor for IREM and BOMA as well. My specialty revolves around a Landlord's reasonable standard of care for commercial properties including parking lot safety, walkways, balconies and other duties to maintain a reasonably safe property which is a joint responsibility of the Landlord and Property Manager.

Andrew R. Zimbaldi, MBA Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of seventy million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

Lorraine K Bockman, LCSW, LAC, SAP, MAC Comprehensive Addiction Solutions LLC

Centennial, Colorado
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Recovery, Addiction Recovery, Chronic Relapse, Chemical Dependency Treatment, DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
Ms. Bockman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Colorado, is recognized as a Master Addiction Counselor with NAADAC, and is qualified as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. She has a private practice in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado specializing in addictions and related issues. Ms. Bockman is considered to have the special knowledge, experience, and education that goes far beyond basic public information in the field of substance use, abuse, additions, and other related topics. She has the skills you may be seeking in an expert witness including written and oral communication, team player expertise, confidence, and honesty. Her expert witness practice includes: case review and analysis regarding treatment appropriateness and professional standards of care; substance abuse evaluations to determine level of use/abuse and appropriate treatment recommendations; review and critique ...

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...

Cathy H. Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA Living Well With Dementia, LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Falls, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Functional Decline, Person-Centered Care, Standards of Care, Goals of Care, Long Term Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Resident Rights, Independent Living, Transfers, Restraints, Safety, Anti-psychotics, Home Health, Exercise, Pain
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist Geriatric Physical Therapy Thought Leader • President, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (APTA Geriatrics) • Past President, Delaware Physical Therapy Association (APTA Delaware) • Additional appointed or elected positions in o American Physical Therapy Association o APTA Geriatrics o APTA Delaware • Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association • Additional awards including: o Marilyn Moffat Leadership Award (APTA) o Joe Lucca Service Award (APTA Delaware) o Lucy Blair Service Award (APTA) o Joan Mills Award (APTA Geriatrics) o Clinical Educators Award (APTA Geriatrics) • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 1996 • Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer • 32 years clinical and academic teaching experience o Former faculty Universi...

Kent A Edwards

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified lymphedema manual therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

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

Kenyetta Christmas, RN,MSN,ACNP-BC,CLNC Hough Medical Consulting LLC

Douglasville , Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary, Critical Care, Nursing, medical-surgical, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Hospital Medicine, Standards of Care, Sepsis, nurse practitioner students, NP/PA leadership, nurse practitioner standards of care
I am a Registered Nurse for 18 years, with her last 13 years serving as a Nurse Practitioner in a large tertiary medical center. My nursing career began working alongside patients in trauma, cardiovascular, neurosurgical, and general medical-surgical ICU. After obtaining a master’s in nursing and board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, I have worked in various acute care settings such as trauma, hospital medicine, and various critical care units as a Nurse Practitioner. I currently serve as the Lead Nurse Practitioner of a team of NPs and PAs within my practice.

Ruth Iliuta, APRN, CNS BC, WOCN Veterans Health Administration

Dublin, Georgia
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure ulcers, chronic wounds, Colostomy, Ileostomy Urostomy, Nursing Home/Long Term Care, Hospital/Acute care, Standards of Care, Documentation, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS), CMS/F-tag 686, Geriatrics
Ruth Wilson Iliuta has an extensive background in Wound Care, Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention in Acute and Long Term Care areas. She has been a nurse for 40 years and certified in wound and ostomy care for 32 years. She has published research and review articles. She has served on the National Pressure Ulcer/Injury Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative and remains on the Office of Nursing Service Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Field Advisory Committee. She has prepared summary briefs for the Office of the Inspector General.

Kevin F. Gotham, Ph.D., CPP Investigative Criminology Security Consulting (ICSC), LLC

New Orleans, Louisiana
Premises Liability, Security - Crime Foreseeability, Standards of Care, Proximate Causation Analysis, Negligent Hiring and Retention and Training, Police and Corrections Practices, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Conviction, CPTED, Environmental Criminology, Security - Apartments, Parking, Hotels, Shopping Malls, Bars/Taverns
Security, Premises Liability - Knowledge, Skill, Experience, Training, Education: • Ph.D. in Sociology (1997, University of Kansas) • Board Certified in Security Management (Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) International • Over 20 years of university teaching experience • Over 10 years of experience in information security/asset protection via member of Tulane University Social-Behavioral Institutional Review Board (IRB) • Author of over 100 peer-reviewed academic publications and book chapters • Author of five books including Practicing Forensic Criminology (Academic Press, 2019) • Former National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officer (2006-2008) • Recipient of $2 million in NSF funding to support research activities

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 21 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

Kevin M Passer, M.D. FAPA, FASAM Kevin M. Passer, MD, PA

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Addiction Medicine, Pediatric Psychiatry - General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Standards of Care, Opiate Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suboxone buprenorphine, Schizophrenia Psychosis, Psychopharmacology, Suicide, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disruptive Behavior Disorders
I am primarily a Clinician and am Board Certified in General/Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addictionology. I have been an Expert Witness for both the Plaintiff and Defendant. I have been deposed numeraous times. I served as an Expert Witness for the Mississippi Department of Medicaid in a case whereby I was responsible for over 6000 pages of medical records and during which I testified for over thirteen hours. I published an e-book titled: PARENTING THE KIDS According to a Child Psychiatrist. I produced a DVD available on AMAZON to hellp parents with children who have behavior problems called The 20 Minute Miracle. I have testified at over 50 commitment hearings and have been deposed many times. I am one of about 80 National Mentors for the Physician Clinical Support System and help to train Physicians on the proper use of buprenorphine/Suboxone for the treatment of Opiate Dependency.

Kym Martell, CRM, CIC, AAI, CRIS, MLIS KM Associates

Allenhurst, New Jersey
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Duties & Responsibilities, Insurance Errors & Omissions, E&O, Standards of Care, Insurance, Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, Property & Casualty, Property/Liability, Insurance Coverage Disputes
38 years’ experience as an insurance & risk management professional with a diverse background in both agency and company operations. In 1995, I began my own training and consulting firm specializing in training for property & casualty professionals. Practice includes continuing education training, specialized training programs, E&O loss control audits, E&O loss control training, Performance Coaching, and Expert witness & litigation support services. Speaker and presenter for various professional and private organizations on property and casualty insurance, errors & omissions, national certification programs, Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), Construction Risk Specialist (CRIS), Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI), including Big I NJ, and IIABA, as an approved instructor to facilitate E&O Risk Management Program.

Phyllis Ho, DDS, D-ABFO

New York, New York
Dentist - Dental Malpractice, Standards of Care, Elder abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Bite Mark Analysis, Age Assessment or Age Estimation, Dental Identification, Forensic Dentistry, Elder abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Independent Dental Examinations
Dr. Ho received an A.B. from Cornell University in 1983 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) in 1988. She achieved a certificate from the Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry from NYUCD and completed an externship at the Prince Philip Dental Hospital in Hong Kong, both in 1989. As a forensic specialist, she works as a consultant for the Suffolk County Office of the Medical Examiner and has been a responder to 9/11 and Hurricanes Katrina and Maria as a member of DMORT. She has been an active reviewing member of the National Dental Image Repository/CJIS-LEO under the aegis of the FBI since its inception. She has taught at NYUCD, at Stonybrook University College of Dental Medicine and at John Jay College of Criminal Justice as a guest lecturer. She has presented in New York, Florida, Minnesota, Vermont, Cologne, Germany, Kathmandu, Nepal, and at Interpol in Lyons, France on Forensics and is a co-author on Human Abuse in ...

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Assistant Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy,I am also a board-certified geriatric specialist (GCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have 10 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Touro College where I lead Doctor of Physical Therapy students through their scientific inquiry coursework. I ha...

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA Burn Anesthesia Resources, LLC

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Aspiration, Awareness, Burn Anesthesia, Burn Laser, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Pharmacology, Positioning, Propofol, Standards of Care
As an experienced expert witness Jill’s 37-year healthcare career consists of: 1) 18 years as a board certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for an anesthesia conference company with national and international destinations. 5) Actively involved in anesthesia research studies. 6) Developer of anesthesia protocols in practice within her anesthesia department. As an experienced expert witness Jill can provide reports that are concise and well written. Jill is dedicated in providing expert consultation services in a timely and informative manner.

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM

Spring City, Tennessee
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Landlord, Tenant, Standards of Care, Maintenance, Inspection, Leasing, CAM, Lease Administration, Commercial Property, Parking Lot, Tenant Improvements, Management Fees
I am a CPM (IREM Certified Property Manager) and have been a commercial property manager for over 38 years. I have operated property management organizations, administered hundreds of leases and am an instructor in these topics at the university level. I am an instructor for IREM and BOMA as well. My specialty revolves around a Landlord's reasonable standard of care for commercial properties including parking lot safety, walkways, balconies and other duties to maintain a reasonably safe property which is a joint responsibility of the Landlord and Property Manager.

Homer R. Peterson, II, P.E., CSP, CFLC Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction, Safety - Construction, falls from elevation, fall protection, occupational health & safety management systems, OSHA matters, personal injury, precast erection, safety, standards of care, steel erection, termination for cause or for convenience, wrongful death
Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP, CFLC provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject matter expert, expert witness, and safety consultant. He has over 40 years of construction and safety experience (17 years union, 23 years non-union), including airports, bridges, casinos, convention centers, convocation centers, distribution centers, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, prisons, refineries, schools, shopping malls, sports arenas, steel mills, stores, and warehouses. See www.homerpeterson.com for photographs of representative projects. His experience includes 40 years in construction in various positions such as president, senior vice president, vice president, project manager, and timekeeper. His responsibilities have included estimating, sales, project management, scheduling, troublesho...

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners, LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Management - Slip, Trip & Fall, Property Management, Litigation Support, Landlord/Tenant, Property Maintenance, Security, Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Condominium Management/Maintenance, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Fair Housing, Real Estate Ethics
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Section 42)