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  • Company: LCPMD
  • Phone: 833-695-2763
  • Fax: 813-280-4932
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Specialty Focus:

Vocational evaluation, loss of earnings capacity, personal injury, employability, vocational testing, wage earning capacity, economic damages, job analysis, consultant, vocational expert, pediatric wage loss, amputation, traumatic brain injury, catastrophic, non-catastrophic, vocational forensics


PhD, Auburn University; MS, Alabama State University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Shields serves as a vocational rehabilitation subject matter expert providing opinions to attorneys working on cases including but not limited to personal injury, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation by using evidence-based practices and methodologies to determine if a loss of earnings has occurred because of injury. To determine pre-injury and post-injury employability in personal injury cases, Dr. Shields provides vocational testing, transferable skills analysis, job requirements analysis, rehabilitation plans, and definition of reasonable accommodations. He has extensive experience providing vocational consulting, conducting vocational evaluations, and providing case management and career counseling services. The Social Security Administration has appointed Dr. Shields to testify in over 400 hearings to date. LCPMD is sought by both plaintiff and defense attorneys for credible, defensible, physician created life care plans and expert witness services. Our physician team is complemented by vocational, neuropsychology, and PhD economist experts - making LCPMD the one stop for valid insight into complex personal injury cases.