Worker's Compensation Expert Witness

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Worker's compensation 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 worker's compensation. The worker's compensation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Athletic Training, Dentist, Disability Evaluation, Ergonomics, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Industrial Hygiene, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Neuropsychology, Occupational Medicine, Oil and Gas, Orthopedic Surgery, and Premises Liability.

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Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM Decisive MGMT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
Risk Management, Premises Liability - Zip-line, Slip Trip & Fall, Roofing, Electrical, OSHA, Risk Management, Amusement Ride Safety & Governance, Premises Liability, Life Safety, NFPA, ASSP, Worker's Compensation.
Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM, entering Colleges of Law MLS program (2018). Workplace accidents, Premises, General Liability. Qualitative Risk Management (1985-date), P & C Insurance loss control (1989-date), Arkansas Insurance Department, Risk Management Division, 1985-1989. Zipline Safety - Association of Challenge Course Technology (member) & Professional Ropes Course Association (member), familiar with ANSI & ASTM application and changes on waiver language using Kuchta v. Opco. OSHA authorized outreach trainer for construction & general industry since 2000. General contractor safety director, 2014-2016; experience in construction from general contractors to all subs. ASSE 25-year member & former chapter president. Highly experienced, educated, trained practitioner. Completed estimated 7,500 surveys & assessments for insurers including AIG, AmRisc, AmTrust, Berkshire Hathaway, CNA, Liberty Mutual, Berkley & XL Catlin. Assesses for range of risk using NFPA & OSHA standards & ...

Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. Verdugo Psychological Associates

La Crescenta, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Dementia, Personal Injury, IME/ AME, Worker's Compensation, Civil Competency (Testamentary Capacity, Contractual Capacity, Undue Influence, Conservatorship), Criminal Competency, Fitness for Duty, Violence Risk Assessment.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology and neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. I specialize in providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for various conditions including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, complications from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussions, learning disabilities, ADHD, and PTSD. I am appointed to the Juvenile Court Expert Witness and Competency Panel in Los Angeles. I regularly conduct psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for attorneys and the court for criminal proceedings for mental health diversion and mitigation, violence risk, and competency to stand trial. I also specialize in forensic psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for immigration hearings, civil and criminal competency, personal injury, worker's compensation, and f...

Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child Forensic Interviewing, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessment
I have worked in academia as a professor for approximately 20 years. In that capacity, I engaged in research, teaching, mentoring/supervision, and clinical work, focusing on the psychological consequences of trauma, violence and victimization. During graduate school and internship, i received specialized training in forensic psychology. I have been practicing forensic psychology independently since receiving my first license to practice in 1998. In addition to my academic appointment, I also work regularly as an expert witness, legal consultant, and forensic psychologist in civil, family and criminal (civilian and military) cases. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations and federally funded research grants. I have conducted many professional trainings for attorneys, other legal/court professionals, mental health professional, and medical professionals.

Nkiruka Ndu, MD,FACP, QME Just Law Medical Services

Visalia, California
Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Correctional Healthcare, Independent Medical Examination, Worker's Compensation, Medical necessity determinations, Disability assessments, Medical file chart review, and utilization management,
Nkiruka Ndu, MD, FACP, QME, is the Medical Director of Just Law Medical Services, a medical-legal consulting firm that provides medical-legal evaluations in internal medicine. . She is a Qualified Medical Examiner in the state of California, She evaluates injured workers and personal injury cases. She performs medical necessity determinations for Independent Review Organizations. for medical necessity determinations and appropriateness of care. She is knowledgeable in the National Commission of Correctional Healthcare Standards.

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST, RPIH, CSI(ML) HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.

Wilmington, Delaware
Safety, Oil and Gas - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash, NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Lead, Worker's Compensation,Safety Inspection, Safety Management,Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic.
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Instructor (Master's Level). Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 40 years. Awards: 2021-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2021-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. McCartney works on a day to day ...

Paul A. Andrews, DDS, PhD Paul A. Andrews DDS, PhD

Lake Mary, Florida
Dentist, Disability Evaluation - Dental Forensic Expert Witness, Florida Certified Dental Expert Witness (DNEW 184), TMJ-Facial Pain, Implants & Comprehensive Dentistry Dental & Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident Trauma, Forensic Traumatology, Worker's Compensation, Radiology
American Academy of Pain Management Diplomate Certified Pain Practitioner American Academy of Integrated Pain Management Diplomate - Credentialed Member Facial Pain, Temporomandibular Joint Cranial Pathofunction Forensic Traumatology PTSD & PTSI Workers' Compensation Sleep Disorders & Sleep Apnea PhD in Pain Management, Pain Research and Education American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Certification in Head and Neck Radiology and Imaging American College of Forensic Examiners Diplomate Dental Expert Witness - Medical Expert Witness Forensic Dental and Medical Expert Witness Testimony Peer Reviews and Medical/Dental Independent Record Reviews Independent Medical & Dental IME & CME examinations American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress Diplomate Motor Vehicle Trauma - Forensic Traumatology Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (ACHA)-Medical Expert American, Florida and Greater Orlando Den...

Marty Matney, MBA, LAT, ATC, LPTA, CEAS The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Ergonomics, Athletic Training - Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, worker's compensation, Ergonomics
Marty has been employed by Work-Fit, a nationwide leader in athletic trainers for industry, manufacturing and transportation, since 2009. Matney is a Program Manager with Work-Fit, contracted to a large aerospace manufacturer in the Seattle, Washington area where he supervises a program of 35 healthcare providers focused on injury prevention. His background includes over 25 years in rehabilitation settings in the Seattle area, 10 of these years he was a co-owner of a successful physical therapy practice. A graduate of Washington State University in athletic training and with a Master’s in Business Administration, Matney has been an athletic trainer for high schools, Division I athletics and professional sports including football, baseball and basketball. He has received numerous professional awards and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame as well as NATA District 10 and the Washington State Athletic Trainers Association (WSATA) Halls of Fame. ...

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP, CVE Kourtney Layton & Associates

Idaho
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP, CVE Kourtney Layton & Associates

Nevada
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.

Adrienne Saxton, M.D. Saxton Forensic and Psychiatric Services, PLLC

Matthews, North Carolina
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - IME, disability, malpractice, competency, sanity, criminal responsibility, guardianship, fitness for duty, will contest, mitigation, malingering, worker's compensation
Fellowship trained, rigorous testimony training/ experience, completed hundreds forensic psychiatric evaluations, responsive, reasonable fees. Dr. Adrienne Saxton is a forensic psychiatrist based in the Charlotte, NC area. She graduated medical school with high distinction. During her medical training, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. This honor is reserved for those with high academic standing as well as firm ethics, professionalism, leadership qualities, and dedication to service. Dr. Saxton completed a four-year residency in psychiatry. During her senior year of residency at the University of Michigan, she served as chief resident of outpatient services. After Residency, Dr. Saxton went on to complete a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Her fellowship program director was Dr. Phillip Resnick, a world-renowned expert in the field of forensic psychiatry. Dr. Saxton’s rigorous fellowship training included educatio...

Mark A. Rowley, MD Mark A. Rowley, M.D., LLC

Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Occupational Medicine - Orthopaedic Trauma, Joint Replacement, Knee Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Worker's Compensation, Causation and Work Capacity, Medical and Hospital Errors, Nursing Home Injuries
Qualifications: Mark A. Rowley, M.D. Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. Full-time clinical practice. Residency and Fellowship training at Wake Forest University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Licensed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Specialty focus: Orthopaedic Surgery, Worker's Compensation, Causation, Standard of Care, Medical and Hospital Errors, Nursing Home Injuries.

Michelle Aliff, Ph.D, CRC, CVE

Keller, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifica...

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP, CVE Kourtney Layton & Associates

HIGHLAND, Utah
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment, duty of care for persons with disabilities, historical billing review/reasonableness of billing.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. She is also a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.

Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Dr. Vivian Begali

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychologist, PTSD, Neuropsychological Assessment, Acquired Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuro IMEs, Worker's Compensation, Second Opinion, Capacity/Competency Evaluations, Testamentary Capacity, Dementia, Child/Adolescent/Geriatric Populations
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Provide comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive and physical conditions. Provide expert witness consultation forensic cases, IMEs, medical file review, second opinions, disability, and peer reviews. Expert witness services are used in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, courtroom testimony, and to provide an objective measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, medical and chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, and PTSD. Awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology and American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Member of ABPP, AACN, INS, APA, NAN, ASCH, Div. 40/42, ACPN. Published on traumatic brain injury, dementia, practice issues, and neuropsychology. Experience in pediatric and adult medical and rehabilitation centers...

Deborah E Dickerson, PhD CIH CSP Dickerson Consulting LLC

Blacksburg, Virginia
Safety, Industrial Hygiene - Occupational injury, Occupational Illness, Product Liability, Premises Liability, OSHA, Worker's Compensation, Human Factors, Equipment Design, Respiratory Protection, Respiratory Illness, Chemical Exposures, Dust, Asbestos, Silica, Lead
I am an associate professor of safety engineering and human factors engineering and the Director of the Healthy Work Design Laboratory in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. I hold MS and PhD degrees in human factors/safety engineering and the certified safety professional (CSP) and certified industrial hygienist (CIH) credentials. I have over 25 years of experience in the fields of industrial hygiene and safety engineering: conducting incident investigations and designing safe work systems. From 1996 to 2007, I led a compliance organization responsible for conducting investigations and ensuring compliance with safety and health standards. I have 21 years of university teaching experience and have taught courses on occupational safety, industrial hygiene, designing for hazard control, risk control, and human factors engineering. My expertise is in the control of occupational health hazards and Prevention through Desi...

Mark A. Rowley, MD Mark A. Rowley, M.D., LLC

Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Occupational Medicine - Orthopaedic Trauma, Joint Replacement, Knee Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Worker's Compensation, Causation and Work Capacity, Medical and Hospital Errors, Nursing Home Injuries
Qualifications: Mark A. Rowley, M.D. Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. Full-time clinical practice. Residency and Fellowship training at Wake Forest University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Licensed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Specialty focus: Orthopaedic Surgery, Worker's Compensation, Causation, Standard of Care, Medical and Hospital Errors, Nursing Home Injuries.

Scott D. Sevart, M.A., MCRSP, CRP, CRC, ABVE/D, CLCP Sevart Vocational and Forensic Services

Merrifield, Virginia
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Earning capacity/loss of earning capacity in divorce, discrimination, personal injury, medical malpractice, liability, and worker's compensation cases. Life care plans for those who have experienced catastrophic injury or who have chronic health care needs.
Scott Sevart has over 22 years of experience as a bilingual (English/Spanish) vocational rehabilitation consultant in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), a member of the American Board of Vocational Experts/Diplomate, and a member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. He has provided testimony in 19 hearings, depositions, and trials.