Worker's Compensation Expert Witnesses

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, HIPAA, Industrial Hygiene, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Legal Evaluations, Neuropsychology, Occupational Medicine, and Oil and Gas.

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 and Adult Criminal Court Expert Witness 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,...

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

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child sexual abuse disclosures,, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessmen
I have worked in academia as a professor for almost 30 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, CCHP-P 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 HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.//HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corp.

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, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic Tort.
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. Please see her two podcasts on AM Best about Ghostwriting: What an Expert should never allow and Wrongful Expert Designations: What Claims Examiners should know-April 2022. Awards: 2022-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, He...

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

Lake Mary, Florida
Dentist, Medical Legal Evaluations - General Dentist Dental Forensic Expert Witness, Florida Certified Dental Expert Witness (DNEW 253), Dental & Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident Trauma, Forensic Traumatology, Worker's Compensation,
PhD in Pain Management, Pain Research and Education American Academy of Pain Management - Diplomate - Certified Pain Practitioner American Academy of Integrated Pain Management - Diplomate - Credentialed Member Facial Pain, TMJ, Temporomandibular Joint disorders - Cranial Pathofunction Forensic Traumatology PTSD & PTSI Workers' Compensation PhD in Pain Management, Pain Research and Education American Academy of Craniofacial Pain - Diplomate 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 Professional Experience U.S. Marine Corps Corpman 1962 - 1968 U.S. Navy Dental Corps 1974 -1978 Private Practice 1978 - Present General Dentist State of Florida Licensed Expert Witness (DNEW 235) Oral Facial & Cranial Facial Pain Management ...

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/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A 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 Diplomate 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 nation...

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A 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 Diplomate 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 nation...

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...

Kathleen G Fraser, MSN, M. Jur, MHA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN, FAAN Fraser Imagineers

Katy, Texas
Occupational Medicine, HIPAA - Nurse Case Management Administration, Worker's Compensation, Patient Advocacy, Nurse Case Management Opioid Interventions, Care Coordination.
Certified Case Manager, Certified Rehabilitation Nurse, Certified in Case Management with the American Nurses Commission & a Fellow with the American Academy of Nursing. Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Law and Policy as well as a Master's in Nursing Degree.

Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP, CVE, CIWCS-A 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 Diplomate 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 nation...

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, Cognitive Decline, Children, Adults, Geriatrics.
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Dr. Begali provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive and physical conditions. Provides expert witness consultation for 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 medical referrals for an objective measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, neurological conditions. chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, and PTSD. Awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology, American College of Professional Neuropsychology, and American Academy of Clinical Psychology. Member of ABPP, AACN, INS, APA, NAN, ASCH, Div. 40/42, ACPN, SNS, VPA. Published author. Books, chapters, journal articles on traum...

Deborah E Dickerson, PhD CIH CSP CHMM Dickerson Consulting LLC

Blacksburg, Virginia
Safety, Industrial Hygiene - Injury, Illness, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Warnings and Labels, OSHA, Worker's Compensation, Human Factors, Safe Equipment Design, Respiratory Protection, Respiratory Illness, Chemical Exposures, Dust, Asbestos, Silica, Lead, Temperature Extremes, Laboratory Safety
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 safety engineering and the certified safety professional (CSP), certified industrial hygienist (CIH), and certified hazardous materials manager (CHMM) credentials. I have over 25 years of experience in the fields of industrial hygiene and safety engineering: conducting investigations and designing safe work systems. I led a compliance organization responsible for conducting investigations and ensuring compliance with safety and health standards (OSHA and EPA). I have 21 years of university teaching experience and have taught courses on occupational safety, industrial hygiene, risk control, and human factors engineering. My expertise is in the control of occupational health hazards and Prevention through Design. Prev...

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.