Neurology Expert Witnesses
What is a neurology expert witness?
Neurology expert witness candidates are board certified neurologists with extensive experience in private practice, clinical research, neurosurgery, or as a professor of neurology. Neurologist expert witnesses can specialize in neuroscience, neurology, neuropathology, or practice in pediatric neurology (also known as child neurology). The chosen neuro expert witness may a member of an industry organization such as the American Neurological Association (ANA), the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and/or the Association for Clinical Neurology and Mental Health (ACNM).
What types of cases require a neurology expert witness?
Litigation support matters requiring neurology expert witness often involve a medical malpractice case, personal injury, standard of care, or medical negligence.
Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of nervous systems disorders. Neurologists may have medical specialties areas of interests (subspecialty), such as vascular neurology (stroke), encephalitis, epilepsy, neuromuscular (e.g., Parkinson’s disease), multiple sclerosis, pain management, Alzheimer’s disease, or movement disorders.
Neurology expert witness case examples
Representative cases that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced neurologists for include:
- epilepsy medical record review at a Massachusetts medical center,
- pediatric neurologic disorders,
- independent medical examination (IME) for a spinal cord injury case in Florida,
- New York clinical practice investigation,
- vascular neurology medical malpractice case in Los Angeles,
- workers’ compensation qualified medical evaluator (QME) evaluation for a nerve injury,
- Colorado high school sports traumatic brain injury, and
- medical evaluation of a head injury victim in Kansas.
What litigation support work might a neurology expert witness be expected to perform?
Expert witness services by a specialist in neurology could include medical record reviews, IMEs, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, depositions, and courtroom testimony. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a neurologist or neurosurgeon with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a neurology expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Neurology Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Neurology experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Neurology landscape.