Life Expectancy Expert Witnesses

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Life expectancy expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including healthcare, gerontology, actuarial science, epidemiology, and public health. Some of the most common life expectancy expert witness specialties also include medical malpractice, personal injury cases, wrongful death suits, disability claims, and pension plans. They can opine on the effects of lifestyle factors, chronic diseases, accidents or injuries, environmental conditions, and genetic predispositions on life expectancy.

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Scott John Kush, JD, MD, MPH, MSView profile

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Dr. Scott John Kush, JD, MD, MPH, MS

Dr. Scott J. Kush has over 15 years of experience in the field of Life Expectancy Calculations. He earned his BA in Psychology and BS in Biochemistry from the University of California San Diego. He completed his MD from Stanford School of Medicine and his MPH from San Diego State University. Later on, he completed his JD from Stanford University and MS in Actuarial Science from Columbia...

Life Expectancy Calculation  Internal Medicine  Geriatrics  Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Life Expectancy Calculation Internal Medicine Geriatrics Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship...

Life Expectancy Calculations & Life Insurance Underwriting Expert Witness | NevadaView profile


Life Expectancy Calculations & Life Insurance Underwriting Expert Witness | Nevada

This highly-qualified life expectancy calculations and life insurance underwriting expert has been consulting in the field for nearly three decades. She earned her BA in public health from Johns Hopkins University and an MPH in occupational epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a fellow of the Academy of Life Underwriting and a member of the Board of Editors in...

Life Expectancy Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a life expectancy expert witness in legal proceedings?

A life expectancy expert witness provides scientific analysis and testimony on an individual's projected lifespan, often crucial in personal injury, medical malpractice, or wrongful death cases.

How can a life expectancy expert witness assist in a personal injury case?

They can provide an unbiased estimate of a plaintiff's expected lifespan, which can significantly impact calculations for future medical costs and loss of earnings.

What subspecialties exist within the field of life expectancy expertise?

Subspecialties include gerontology, epidemiology, biostatistics, and actuarial science. Each offers unique insights into factors affecting life expectancy.

Can a life expectancy expert witness help in medical malpractice cases?

Yes, they can assess how alleged malpractice may have altered a patient's life expectancy, influencing potential damages awarded.

What qualifications should I look for in a life expectancy expert witness?

Look for advanced degrees in relevant fields like medicine or statistics, professional experience related to life expectancy estimation, and prior expert witness experience.

How does Expert Institute select its Life Expectancy 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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