Elder Abuse Expert Witnesses

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Elder abuse expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including geriatric medicine, nursing home administration, adult protective services, and social work. Some of the most common elder abuse expert witness specialties also include geriatric psychiatry, elder law, gerontology, forensic nursing, and long-term care. They can opine on the effects of neglect, physical abuse, financial exploitation, emotional abuse, and improper medication management.

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Senior Care Management Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile


Senior Care Management Expert Witness | Arizona

This expert has been the managing partner of a homecare firm for more than twenty years. Arizona Business Magazine has ranked this expert's firm among the top home health care agencies in the state for several years running, and he has been a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Award Winner. Additionally, he was selected to the advisory board for the Arizona Attorney...

Long Term Care Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Long Term Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This expert served for many years as the Chief Research and Development Officer, President and Founder of a long-term care research and risk management company. He has conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of public policy issues affecting the financing and delivery of long-term care services. He has published widely in scientific journals and his work has been quoted...

Elder Abuse Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an elder abuse expert witness in a legal case?

An elder abuse expert witness provides specialized knowledge on issues related to elder abuse, such as signs of physical or emotional abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. They can help establish standards of care and identify breaches.

What types of cases might require an elder abuse expert witness?

Cases involving allegations of physical or emotional abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, improper administration of medication, or violation of rights in nursing homes often require an elder abuse expert witness.

How can an elder abuse expert witness assist in a financial exploitation case?

In cases of financial exploitation, an elder abuse expert can provide insight into common tactics used by exploiters and help identify signs of manipulation or coercion that may not be apparent to others.

Are there subspecialties within the field of elder abuse expertise?

Yes, some experts specialize in areas like geriatric medicine, geriatric psychiatry, nursing home administration, or forensic accounting which can all play crucial roles in different types of elder abuse cases.

How does an elder abuse expert witness evaluate potential neglect in a nursing home setting?

These experts assess medical records, care plans, staff training and qualifications, facility policies and procedures, and other relevant factors to determine if neglect occurred.

How does Expert Institute select its Elder Abuse 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.

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