Contact this Expert Witness
- Company: Auditory Disorders and Balance Laboratory, Inc.
- Phone: 949 230-1976
- Cell: (949) 230-1976
- Fax: 949 388-0932
- Website: Hearinginjury.com
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Audiology and Noise
Specialty Focus:Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Vertigo, Acoustic Trauma, 3M, Airbag, Head Injury, Whiplash, Malpractice, ADA, Fitness for Duty, OSHA, Noise Exposure, Hearing Aids, Product Liability, MVA, Airplane Crash, Central Auditory Processing.
Education:Au.D. Clinical Audiology, Central Michigan University; M.A. Hearing Science, Ohio University; B.A. Speech Pathology/Audiology, California State University, Fullerton
Years in Practice:48
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:5
Forty-nine years of clinical practice in audiology, including 25 years in forensic audiology. Industrial consultant for Chevron (13 years), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (15 years), British Petroleum, Tesoro Petroleum, Conoco, Valero Petroleum, Amway, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and the City of Santa Ana. Over 250 industrial audiology evaluations and worker's compensation determinations. More than 65 plaintiff or defendant forensic cases in federal and state courts, including United Airlines, 3M, Petco Park, Union Pacific Railroad, Southwest Airlines, Geico, JFK University, the City of Newport Beach, the La Puente School District, San Diego USD, and more. In 1997, he was an Expert Witness for the State of California Licensing Board, and from 2012 to the present, he authored 52 educational journal articles for The Hearing Journal in clinical and forensic audiology. Teaching experience includes the American Academy of Audiology, the California Academy of Audiology, the Texas Academy of Audiology, and two clinical practice classes at California States Universities at Los Angeles and Fullerton. Currently providing medical disability examinations for the Veterans Administration for active duty and veterans from WW II to present conflicts. Specialty training by the Tinnitus Practitioner's Association, including hyperacusis. Audiology Experience includes: * Clinical Audiology * Industrial Audiology * Military Audiology * 3M Litigation * OSHA Regulations and AMA Rating for Permanent Disability * Airbag and blast exposures * Traumatic Brain Injury * Head and Neck Injury * Hearing Aid Design, Fitting, and Outcome Analysis * Auditory Electrophysiology * Central Auditory Processing Evaluation * Vestibular and Central Balance Evaluation * ADA