Head injury expert witness candidates are typically PhD board certified neurologists, clinical psychologists or neuropsychiatrists, with extensive experience in private practice, neurosurgery, neuropsychology, emergency medicine, neuropsychiatry clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, or as a professor of neurology. The chosen expert may a member of an industry organization such as the American Neurological Association (ANA), the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Association for Clinical Neurology and Mental Health (ACNM) and/or the American Medical Association (AMA). In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the law firm may request a neurologist, neuropsychologist, neurosurgeon, clinical psychologist, or traumatic brain injury specialist with prior expert witness testimony experience.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) and head injury are often used interchangeably in health care. Many times, though not always, brain damage issues are at the heart of head injury cases. Litigation support matters requiring a head injury expert witness often involve a medical malpractice case, personal injury, standard of care, and medical negligence. Expert witness services by a specialist in head injuries could include an IME, expert report preparation, depositions, and expert witness testimony in the courtroom. Representative cases that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced brain injury experts for include:
Cahn Litigation Services has years of experience identifying medical expert witness candidates for law firm clients, including those specializing in head injuries. The firm has a vast medical network of experts, such as neurosurgeons, neurologist, neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, and neuroradiology specialists.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Head Injury experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Head Injury landscape.
This expert brings to the table many years of experience as an independent investigator in the field of safety. This expert holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctoral Degree in Biomedical Engineering. This expert's doctoral studies included a number of courses and projects concerning gait analysis, musculoskeletal modeling, trauma, and human factors. This expert's dissertation topic concerned the role that size and gender play in the probability of injury. This expert has been a scientific researcher working in a Neuroscience Research Facility. This expert's work involves the analysis of the causation of human injury with an emphasis on the forces that result in head, neck, spine, and extremity trauma.
This expert has been involved in the analysis of hundreds of gait disruption accidents. They have included falls due to slips, trips, and stumbles due to flooring defects as well a stairway and elevated platform defects. Additionally, this expert has consulted on a number of guardrail accidents including geometric and structural faults and is highly trained in both USA and International building codes.
This expert has extensive prior litigation experience.
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