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: Audiology, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiology, Disability Evaluation, Forensic Psychology, HIPAA, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Neuropsychology, Occupational Medicine, Oil and Gas, Orthopedic Surgery, OSHA, and Premises Liability.

Neil Kaura, MD

Tucson, Arizona
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Musculoskeletal Radiology, Emergency Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Vascular Radiology, Thoracic Radiology, General Radiology, Spine Radiology, Trauma, Child Abuse, MRI, CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Worker's Compensation, Sports Injury
Dr. Kaura is a diagnostic radiologist who is board certified by the American Board of Radiology who completed a musculoskeletal radiology fellowship from the University of Arizona Medical Center. He is an expert in general radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, and emergency radiology along with all other radiology disciplines. He is well-regarded and experienced in all imaging modalities, with expertise in cross sectional and plain film imaging. He has more than 10 years of experience in active clinical practice, including being Division Head of Musculoskeletal Radiology. Dr. Kaura previously held academic appointments at the University of Arizona Medical Center and the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. Dr. Kaura is a personable, intellectual, knowledgeable, thoughtful, articulate, concise and influential public speaker. He prides himself on being very communicative and responsive with same day (<24 hour) turnaround times on radiology consultations.

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,w orkplace 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 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.

Aimée V Sanchez, PhD, ABDA, QME, HSPP Dr. Aimée V. Sanchez, PhD., Inc.

Fresno, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Dementia, Neurocognitive Disorders, Substance-Induced Neurocognitive Impairment, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Chronic Pain, Mood and Anxiety disorders, Personal Injury, Trial Pre-Consultation, IME/AME, Disability Evaluations, Worker's Compensation,
Dr. Sanchez is a licensed psychologist specializing in Applied Clinical Neuropsychology and has additional certification as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME); Diplomate, Board Certified Senior Disability Analyst (ABDA); and HSPP in CA. Dr. Sanchez has completed specialized training in Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology at the doctoral, internship and post-doctoral levels, in accordance with guidelines set forth for the practice of Neuropsychology by the Clinical Neuropsychology Division of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. She earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno in 1999 with concentrations in Neuropsychology, Cross Cultural, and Child Clinical Psychology. She also completed 2 years of advanced postdoctoral training in Pediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychology in 2007 through Fielding Institute in Chicago. In her practice, Dr. Sanchez specializes in traumatic...

Robert M Traynor, EdD, MBA, FNAP Robert Traynor Audiology, LLC

Fort Collins, Colorado
Audiology, OSHA - Audiologist, Hearing, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Air Bag Deployment Hearing Injury, Hearing Aids, Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques, Hearing Handicap, Tinnitus Handicap, Worker's compensation, CAOHC Certified Occupation. Hearing Loss, Audiometric Assessment, Audiology Malpractice. Hearing Product injury.
46 years of clinical practice in audiology, hearing industry consultant, trainer, professor, conference speaker, practice manager, author and former military audiologist. 50 years teaching courses and training clinicians within the field of audiology with specific emphasis in hearing loss, tinnitus rehabilitation, noise induced hearing loss. Adjunct Faculty in Audiology at the Rush University, Chicago, IL; Salus University, Elkins Park, PA; and The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR. Experience includes: • Clinical Audiology - Hearing Assessment - Hearing Rehabilitative Treatment, Hearing Aids, Hearing Conservation, • Tinnitus Treatment and Rehabilitation (Since 1978) • Former Member, Board of Directors, American Tinnitus Association Member, Forensic Expert Witness Association • Hearing Instruments, Hearing Instrument Fittings, Professional Selling techniques, Hearing conservation, Former Army Audiologist • Air bag deployment and Hearing/Tinnitu...

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, Refinery, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety,
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician. 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 four AM Best podcasts and August 2024 AM Best Magazine article How Litigation Funders are Affecting Settlements. Awards: 2024-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2024-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. ...

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

Lake Mary, Florida
Dentist - 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 ...

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

Hawaii
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, homicide, child sexual abuse disclosures,w orkplace 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 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.

Andrew S Levy, MD,FAAOS Andrew S Levy MDPA

Millburn, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder Surgery, Worker's Compensation, Cartilage
Dr Andrew Levy is a board-Certified orthopedic surgeon who completed his fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Duke University. He has additional focus and training on cartilage restoration and Transplantation. Dr Levy routinely performs common surgeries of the shoulder and knee. He also focuses on the complex problems of atypical nerve compression, scapular winging, cartilage transplantation etc. and is willing to take on failed surgeries from others. Dr Levy is repetitively listed in best doctors in America, best doctors in New Jersey, best doctors in New York etc. Dr levy is active member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine and International Cartilage Repair and Regenerative Medicine Society . He is a researcher and teacher, participating in various FDA trials of cutting-edge new cartilage and arthritis treatment. Dr Andrew S Levy has published over 40 peer reviewed articles on orthopedic proble...

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

North 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.

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. Kathleen Fraser is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Case Manager, a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, and Board Certified in Case Management with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She specializes in Occupational Medicine, Patient Advocacy and HIPAA with a focus on Case Management, Workers’ Compensation, Opioid Crisis Management and Education for Nurses and Case Managers. Kathleen holds a Masters' degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration and most recently a Masters' of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Law & Policy from Texas A & M University School of Law. Kathleen's beginning nursing background included Acute Care, Emergency Room, Labor & Delivery and as a Director of Nursing. 30 years ago, she entered ...

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 offered for use in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, consultation, and courtroom testimony. Independent and clinical neuropsychological evaluations are used to provide a comprehensive and evidence-based measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, neurological conditions. chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, secondary psychiatric disorders and PTSD. She has been awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology, American College of Professional Neuropsychology, and American Academy of Clini...

Deborah E Dickerson, PhD CIH CSP Dickerson Consulting LLC

Blacksburg, Virginia
Products Liability, Warnings & Labels - 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
Expertise in: product design and safety; design of product warnings and labels; chemical exposure risks, analysis, and health outcomes; industrial system design, safety, and training. I am an associate professor of safety engineering and human factors engineering and the Director of the Product and System Safety 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 30 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 taugh...

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.