This expert is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Headache Medicine at an Ivy League University. Prior to joining the university as a senior clinical research scientist in molecular neurobiology, this expert attended University of Southern California, Keck Medical School, completed a residency program at USC Department of Neurology and served on faculty there until 2000. He...
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Published on - May 9, 2018
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Published on - July 17, 2018
This case involves a woman who fatally stabbed her husband while having a schizophrenic episode. The woman had been diagnosed with schizophrenia the...Read more
Published on - July 10, 2018
This case involves a 45-year-old male patient with a history of severe depression and seizures. He was admitted to a psychiatric facility following a...Read more
Published on - June 12, 2018
This case involves a 24-year-old female schizophrenic inmate who died at a state mental hospital after being tackled by an orderly. Prior to her...Read more
Published on - July 3, 2018
This case involves an 8-year-old boy with a history of idiopathic epilepsy who slipped and fell down the stairs at his school. The boy fell down 11...Read more
What is the role of an altered mental status expert witness?
An altered mental status expert witness provides insight into cases involving changes in cognition, consciousness, or awareness due to medical conditions, trauma, or substance use.
In what types of cases can an altered mental status expert witness be beneficial?
These experts are crucial in cases involving traumatic brain injuries, drug overdoses, psychiatric disorders, and medical malpractice where altered mental status is a factor.
How can an altered mental status expert witness help in a medical malpractice case?
They can assess whether appropriate care was given considering the patient's mental state, helping to determine if negligence occurred leading to harm.
Are there subspecialties within the field of altered mental status expertise?
Yes. Subspecialties may include neurology, psychiatry, toxicology, and geriatrics, each focusing on different causes and effects of altered mental states.
Why is it important to hire an expert with specific experience in altered mental states?
Altered mental states can result from various causes. An expert with specific experience can accurately identify these causes and their impact on a patient's health.
How does Expert Institute select its Altered Mental Status expert witnesses?
Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.