Emotional Distress Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in emotional distress practice in a variety of fields, including psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, and trauma therapy. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include child psychology, forensic psychology, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, and psychotherapy. They have provided opinions on the effects of workplace harassment, personal injury cases, wrongful death incidents, domestic violence situations, and traumatic events.

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Defamation & Emotional Distress Expert Witness

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This expert is the author of two successful books on the topics of slander and libel and has written dozens of scholarly papers in the study of defamation over the past 12+ years. He has counseled 500+ victims of defamation, addressing both their emotional distress and the nuances of defamation law. His clients as a writer and consultant have included Stanford University, Xerox, and McKesson...

Emotional Distress Expert Witness FAQs

An emotional distress expert witness provides professional insight into the psychological impact of a traumatic event, helping to establish the extent of emotional harm suffered by a plaintiff.

Cases involving personal injury, workplace harassment, wrongful termination, medical malpractice, or any situation where emotional trauma is claimed often require an emotional distress expert.

They can provide evidence on the psychological impact of the injury on the victim, which can be crucial in determining compensation for pain and suffering.

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like child psychology, PTSD, anxiety disorders, or depression, depending on the specifics of the case.

Their expertise helps quantify intangible damages like mental anguish and emotional distress, which can significantly influence the outcome of a lawsuit.

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