Consolidated Consultants Spring 2014 Expert Witness Newsletter
Written by: Medical Internist Expert Witness No. 2711
My hospitalist partners and I hear that several times a week. Everybody knows that chest pain can signal a heart attack, so even if people know it started after they ate that pizza or hurt their ribs in a fall, they come to get it checked out. And if they’re not evaluated appropriately there may be grounds for a lawsuit.
Written by: Consolidated Consultants
In an effort to best serve our clients needs and address the ever-limiting rules that courts are imposing on the use of expert witnesses, Consolidated Consultants is launching our multi-state selection feature for expert witness searches.
This feature allows the attorney to select specific states to target their search according to both geographic preference or to accommodate specific court rules. Consolidated Consultants has long had the ability to refine the searches by region; however, we have found that the ability to select specific states helps the attorney find the expert who best meets their needs and conforms to the rules of court necessary in certain circumstances.
She kissed him goodbye at the front door that morning, handed him his lunch sack, and watched him drive away, not knowing that three hours later his company service truck would be t-boned by a drunk driver, killing him instantly. More than a year later, sitting in my office, determined not to break down, swatting away the few tears that squeak out without her consent, she is unwilling to take a tissue until I invite her to do so.
Written by: Medical Esthetician Expert Witness No. 2165
Any doctor can do cosmetic services in his/her primary care practice; no specialized background in dermatology or plastic surgery is required. Under Florida law, in a med spa — or an aesthetic center that isn't the doctor's primary office — the Nurse Practitioner (ARNP or NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) must be supervised by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon, though they don't have to be present...
Written by: General Contractor Expert Witness No. 2237
Construction by its very nature is adversarial. On a typical remodel anywhere in America, a homeowner enters into a contract with what are usually perfect strangers to rip up, demolish and then rebuild the single most personal and valuable asset they own, their family home.....
Compassionate Physician Assistant with over 11 years experience working in a Family practice setting. Performing patient care, assessing, treating, controlling and preventing patient illness and disease, performing physical exams, identifying patients with physical and emotional illness; and administering medications as prescribed.
Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NB. August 2001
1980 - Certification in “Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach to Adult Hemiplegia”, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
1973 – 1976 - Graduate Work, Wayne State University, Graduate Medicine Department and Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
1972 - Bachelors of Science and Certificate in Physical Therapy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2/06 – Present
Senior Physical Therapist, Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery (CSCIR), Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan Photographer for some of the presentations and events at Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
12/03 – 2/06
Clinical Services Manager, Progressive Rehab Network, Warren, Michigan
11/03 – Present
Physical Therapy Consulting, LLC
1992 – 2003
Home Health Physical Therapist, Advanced Professional Home Health Care, Troy, Michigan and Functional Rehabilitation, West Bloomfield, Michigan
7/02 – 12/03
Director, Admitting, UR, PPS and Staff Education, Physical Therapy Consultant, Great Lakes Rehabilitation Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, Doctorate of Medicine, 1990-1994
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, Bachelor of Science, Biology/Chemistry, 1987-1990
Berry College, Rome, GA, Undergraduate Studies, 1985-1986
Licenses & Certifications
Board Certified, American Board of Radiology, 2000
Pennsylvania Medical License, 1999-present (Inactive)
California Medical License, 1995-present (Active)
Alabama Medical License, 2004-present (Inactive)
Colorado Medical License, 2005-present (Inactive)
North Carolina Medical License, 2005-present (Inactive)
Florida Medical License, 2005-present (Inactive)
Arizona Medical License, 2006-present (Active)
Yale University School of Medicine
School of Epidemiology & Public Health
New Haven, CT
Boston University School of Medicine
1981: Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
CME Certification (Physician Recognition Awards)
1996 – Present: American Medical Association (AMA)
1977 – Present: California Medical Association (CMA)
1981 – Present: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)
1995 – Present: Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Physics, 1959-1962, Bachelor of Architecture, 1967
Joseph F. Mulach Jr., Award. Presented by the Vocational Rehabilitation Center of Pittsburgh
Tri-State Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognition Award
Philadelphia Founders Award from the Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association
National Accessible Design Award from United Cerebral palsy Associations, Inc
Gold Medal of Distinction, for service to the profession of architecture and to the people of Pennsylvania, highest award by the Pennsylvania Society of Architects
Elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects
Principal of an architect firm that has been nationally recognized in the field of architectural accessibility and Universal Design for over fifteen years
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND – Syracuse University
Doctoral Student, 2005-present School of Education, Disability Studies Program
Master of Science Degree, 1996 School of Education, Adult Education Program
Bachelor of Arts, 1983 Theta Chi Beta - Religion Department Honorary
National Association for Pupil Transportation
Special Needs Training Endorsement
Long Island University Institute for Pupil Transportation
Director of Pupil Transportation
New York State Education Department
School Bus Driver Instructor
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
19-A Certified Examiner
Commercial Driver License Class B with Passenger, School Bus, and Tank Endorsement
Federal Transit Administration Transit Safety Institute
Alternative Fuels Safety Awareness Instructor 1993
Transit Bus Driver Instructor 1999
American Society of Safety Engineers
Professional Member 1998-present
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, 2003-present
Expert 1810 has been a licensed Managing Manicurist & Managing Esthetician in the state of Ohio since 2007. She also holds an Instructors license for Manicuring and Esthetics. In October of 2008, she opened A PRIVATE Day Spa. There she practices esthetics and manicuring while managing other staff members. Expert 1810 was the Director of Esthetics and instructor at Moler-Pickens Beauty Academy from September 2011 until February 2012. She currently serves as a substitute instructor for both Esthetics and Manicuring. In December 2012, Expert 1810 became a national educator for Satin Smooth; a leader in professional waxing. In the same year, she founded The A PRIVATE COMPANY; an education firm that provides continuing education classes for beauty industry professionals. In the spring of 2013, Expert 1810 accomplished her career long goal as a nail professional and became a Tammy Taylor Nails Master Educator. Recently she has been recognized as an expert in the industry and has become an expert witness for attorneys who try cases involving litigations for malpractice in the field of esthetics and manicuring. She has also traveled extensively to further her education and facilitates classed to help other professionals do the same.
1973 - B.S.
State University of New York at Albany
1975 - M.S.
Ohio University, Athens, OH
1977 - Ph.D.
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2003-Present University Dept. of Criminal Justice, Full Professor
1999-Present University Center for Law and Border Studies, Full Professor
1985-Present University Dept. of Biological Sciences,
1985-1989 Associate Professor of Genetics and Toxicology
1985-1989 Assistant Chairman
1989, Full Professor of Genetics and Toxicology
1979-1984 University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Biology Assistant Professor
1977-1979 North Carolina State University, Department of Genetics and Plant Pathology, Research Assistant
1975-1977 York University, Department of Biology, Toronto, Canada (Ph.D. Degree; Teaching Assistant)
1973-1975 Ohio University, Department of Botany (M.S. Degree; Teaching Assistant)
1972-1973 Clinical Chemist, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
"When I inquired about an expert they were attentive and responsive. I believe the expert they provided was instrumentl in the successful resolution of my client's case."Law Office of James Zito
"The Expert was first
rate. He was extremely knowledgeable about his subject and was able to pinpoint
the strengths and weaknesses of my case. "
"In addition, he always took the time to talk to me regarding his opinion and the bases thereof. I would use him again without any reservations."
Gordon J. Hauser, Esq.
Santa Ana, California
Hauser & Hauser
"Quality Experts, honest experts gave our firm a positive result for our client."
Sherman L. Lambert, Sr., Esq.
Law Offices of Sherman L. Lambert, Sr., PLLC
"Expert was honest, knowledgeable and responsive. "
Robert M.A. Nadeau, Esq.
Bedford, New Hampshire
Nadeau Legal PLLC
"Difficult expert to find. Was located and very good. "
Rick Wittmer, Esq.
Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook