Workers' Compensation Expert Witness

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Workers' 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 workers' compensation. The workers' compensation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Chiropractic, Employment, Forensic Psychology, Insurance, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Legal Evaluations, Neuropsychology, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

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Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics, PC

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto accidents, Knees, Foot, Back Pain and Strains, Workman's Compensation Injuries
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians Fellowship in Sports Medicine from the University of Arizona Medical School Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicne and Surgery Associate Professor of Midwestern University Medical School Adjunct Professor of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona

Bradford H Taft, MBA, CMF, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CFLC Taft Vocational Experts LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation - Human Resources, Vocational Evaluation, Earning Capacity, Labor Market, Employability, Wrongful Termination, Divorce, Job Search Effectiveness, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Workers' Compensation
Brad Taft has over 35 years experience in the recruiting, outplacement, career transition, and organizational development fields. He has provided expert consulting, reports, and/or testimony in over 200 cases involving wrongful termination, divorce, personal injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation. Brad is also the Chief Career Strategist of Taft Career Group, a career management consulting firm that supports individuals in planning and implementing effective job search campaigns. Prior experience includes recruiting and consulting with firms such as Korn/Ferry International, Lee Hecht Harrison, Right Management Consultants, and Spherion. He has provided recruitment, talent management, and organizational development services for companies in a large number of service and manufacturing industries; and he has provided career consulting to individuals in all functions and all levels of organizations. Brad holds certifications in the human resources, career consulting, and lit...

Matthew Chan Occumed Services, Inc.

Glendale, California
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Workers' compensation, employee health, industrial medicine, orthopedics, physical medicine, preventive medicine, public health, toxicology, primary care, lifestyle medicine, drug testing, DOT exams
Board Certified, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Fellow, ACOEM Medical Review Officer Radiography Supervisor and Operator Certified Medical Examiner (FMCSA/DOT) Masters in Public Health, Lifestyle Medicine

Carrie L. Forrest, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Still Waters Services

Monterey, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Depression and Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Trauma, Disability Evaluation, Malingering, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Occupational Evaluation, Addiction, Expert Psychological Review, Workers' Compensation
Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and malingering. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in the state of California since 2011. Served as Independent Medical Examiner (IME) in the state of California from 1991-2001. Performed numerous medical-legal evaluations, immigration evaluations, and general psychological evaluations for young adults, adults, and geriatric populations. Completed psychological evaluations for neurostimular implants, gastric bypass surgery candidates, and provided therapeutic support to these client populations. Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations resulting in timely, articulate, and tightly worded narrative reports that link cause and effect. Takes pride in serving as an objective evaluato...

Howard J. Goldfarb, MA, CRC Goldfarb & Assoc.

S. Pasadena, California
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Forensic Employability Evaluations, Long Term Disability, Long Term Disability Denials, Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation, Sexual Abuse, Wrongful Termination, Earning Capacity Evaluations, ERISA, FEHA, Divorce, Job Placement, Job Analysis, Human Resources, Marriage Dissolution
Owner of vocational rehabilitation consulting firm. Interviews and evaluates clients to determine feasibility of services. Performs One-on-One Vocational Counseling and Planning utilizing transferable skills. Performs Direct Job Seeking Skills as well as Vocational Placement. Administers and interprets vocational aptitude, interest and achievement testing. Provides Job Analyses, Labor Market Surveys and Job Seeking Skills Training. Independent Vocational Evaluator State of CA Rehab Unit, Division of Industrial Accidents. Provides Testimony as a Vocational Rehabilitation and Employability Consultant in Personal Injury, Third Party Litigation, Wrongful Termination, Harassment, Abuse, ERISA as well as Federal Railroad matters. Performs Earning Capacity Evaluations. Vocational Consultant involved in Employability Assessments for Marriage Dissolution matters. Testifies as Vocational Expert for the Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.

Paul J. Marsh, DC, QME Paul J. Marsh Chiropractic Corporation

San Diego, California
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Chiropractic Fraud, Standard of Care, Chiropractic Case Review, Chiropractic Malpractice, Medical Record Review, Forensic Chiropractic, Peer Review, Independent Medical Evaluation, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Regulatory Issues, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
WORK EXPERIENCE -  Arrowhead Evaluation Services QME, AME, IME- San Diego, Inland Empire & Los Angeles (3)  Exam Works- QME, IME-  Align Networks / One Call Care Management - Lead peer review physician for entire US  President / CFO- S.T.A.R. Centers - Physical Therapy Corporation: 2002 -2005  Private practice - Chiropractic & physical rehabilitation 1997 to present UTILZATION & PEER REVIEW –  Align Networks  Broadspire  Geico  Medical Claims Evaluators  Medical Consultants Network  Medical Evaluation Specialists  MedView  North American Consultants  USAA  EXAM WORKS PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACHIEVEMENTS -  Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinators Network - Executive Board of Directors  R.I.M.S.(SD Chapter Risk Mgmt Society) –Member / volunteer  San Diego Down Town Breakfast Rotary Club - 2006 to Present  San Diego Deputy Sheriffs' Association - 2001 to Present  Concorde University - Medical Advisory Board of Directors 2001-Present  Qualified Medical Evaluat...

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence, experienced, depositions, consultation, plaintiff, defendant,
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospital Clin...

Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional , Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.

Timothy D. McManus, Psy.D., ABN, ABPP-RP

Palos Heights, Illinois
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology. Psychology. IME's. Fitness for Duty. Return to Work. Concussion. Chronic pain. Civil/Occupational Disablity. CRPS. PTSD. Workman's compensation. Decision-making capacity evaluations. Dementia. Cancer. CVA.
I am Board Certified in both Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. I conduct Neuropsychological Evaluations, Psychological Pain Assessments, Psychological, and ADHD/LD Evaluations from ages 6 though geriatric. The neurocognitive and emotional symptoms associated with varied neurological and medical conditions, chronic pain, PTSD, mild head injury, and concussion are representative of the conditions regularly assessed. Conditions arising form Workman's Compensation, FFDE, RTW, and personal injury characterize referrals. I also conduct evaluations for dementia and decision-making capacity. Medical records reviews and consultations are also provided.

Jeana J Lee, MD Tristate Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Medical Legal Evaluations - Shoulder, Knee, Hip Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Worker's Compensation, Causation Analysis, IMEs, Medical Malpractice Expert Witness, Medical/Legal Chart Reviews, Trauma, Expert Witness, Causation, Personal Injury
Active, board-certified general orthopedic surgeon with 19+ years experience in treating worker’s compensation patients, performing joints replacements, arthroscopic surgery, orthopedic trauma care, IME’s, medical reviews, peer review, causation analysis, depositions and expert witness testimony. 500+ IME’s. Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. SEAK and ADEP trained. Experienced Expert Witness providing consulting, reports, testimony at deposition and trial.

Paul F Amoruso, CPCU

Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
Insurance - Insurance Casualty, Insurance Operations, Bad Faith, Insurance Operations, Insurance Agencies, Claims Handling, Case Value, Insurance Personal, Pre and Post Litigation Management, Workers' Compensation, State Government Reviews of Insurance, Reserves, Insurance Ethics, Casualty Insurance
Mr. Amoruso has given expert witness testimony to identify issues related to bad and good faith claims procedures, providing guidance for pre and post litigation management. In addition, he offers client orientated assistance in relation to accepted claims practices, and provides insight on claim issues to law firms. He also offers evaluations related to workers compensation case management, insurance company procedures, guidance for proper claims handling practices, reviews for State government on insurance company conduct, and advice on issues concerning insurance companies and insurance agents.

Patricia McAlary-Losee, Ed.D Losee Associates, Inc., President

Boxford, Massachusetts
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Practitioner - Occupational Health, Chronic Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Workers' Compensation
I am Patricia McAlary-Losee, the President of Losee Associates, Inc., a Legal Nurse Consulting business. . My associate, Heather Jane Losee and I provide Medical Legal Nursing and Expert Witness services. We are both doctorally prepared board certified nurse practitioners. Heather's expertise is in Primary Care and she is a Breast Health Specialist. I am a board certified certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist with expertise in chronic pain management and with the workers compensation system. Each of us has experience in nursing education.

Ronald D Karnaugh, MD JFK Neuroscience Institute

Edison, New Jersey
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Medical Malpractice, Independent Medical Examination IME, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Workers' Compensation, Expert Witness, AffIdavits, Depositions, Testimony, Medical File Review, Comprehensive Medical & Rehabilitation Evaluations, Life Care Plan recommendatIons

Ronald D Karnaugh, MD JFK Neuroscience Institute

New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Medical Malpractice, Independent Medical Examination IME, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Workers' Compensation, Expert Witness, AffIdavits, Depositions, Testimony, Medical File Review, Comprehensive Medical & Rehabilitation Evaluations, Life Care Plan recommendatIons

Michelle L Repman-Pifer, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC, CLCP, PGAP Provider Presque Isle Rehab Services, LLC

Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation - Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, Civil Liability, Mass Tort, Medical Cost Projections, Case Management, Earning Assessments, Labor Market Surveys, Amputation, Orthopedic Trauma, Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Pediatrics, Special Damages Expert
Ms. Repman-Pifer is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also a PGAP provider, certified in cognitive behavioral interventions to those with acquired disabilities and mental health diagnoses. In addition to her educational degrees, Ms. Repman-Pifer is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Certified Life Care Planner. Ms. Repman-Pifer is highly experienced in Vocational Expert Opinions through formal reports and testimony. Ms. Repman-Pifer is experienced in cases such as: - Personal injury claims - Medical malpractice cases - Pediatrics - Divorce/alimony disputes - Workers’ compensation cases - Disability Cases - Wrongful death cases - Birth injury cases As a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), Ms. Repman-Pifer is able to determine and explain the present and futu...

Richard M Sobel, MD Jefferson Medical School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Hector A Miranda-Grajales, MD, CLCP MD Certified Life Care Planner

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions, Maritime Worker Injury, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pain Pumps, Life Care Plans, Disability (LTD/STD), Impairment Ratings, Railroad Worker Injury, Workers Compensation, Medmal.
Dr. Miranda completed his PM&R residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and served as chief resident. He completed his pain fellowship at Albert Einstein School of Medicine/Beth Israel in New York City. He completed his certification in Life Care Planning with the University of Florida. He is triple boarded in PM&R/Pain Medicine/Brain Injury Medicine. He has experience doing IMEs/expert witness work for plaintiffs & defendants. He is the medical director of Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists. Dr. Miranda is fluent in English/Spanish.