Medico Legal Expert Witnesses

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Medico-legal expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including personal injury law, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, disability determination, and elder law. Some of the most common medico-legal expert witness specialties also include forensic medicine, psychiatry, toxicology, pathology, and neurology. They can opine on the effects of medical negligence, physical trauma, mental health issues, substance abuse impacts, and the validity of disability claims.

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Manuel Leonardo Saint Martin, JD, MDView profile

ID: 480225

Dr. Manuel Leonardo Saint Martin, JD, MD

Dr. Manuel L. Saint Martin has 30 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry and Law. He earned his MD from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and his JD from Southwestern Law School. After completing an Internship and Residency in General Surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, he went on to complete a Residency in Psychiatry at LAC+USC...

Anesthesiology and Nursing Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Anesthesiology and Nursing Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in anesthesiology extensive experience as an attorney. He received his BS in business management from Purdue University before earning his JD from the University of Tennessee and his MD from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. After earning his MD, he completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Illinois...

John Joseph Shufeldt Jr, FACEP, JD, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 2222413

Dr. John Joseph Shufeldt Jr, FACEP, JD, MBA, MD

Dr. John J. Shufeldt Jr. has decades of experience in the field of Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Law, and Healthcare Entrepreneurship. He completed his BA in Criminology and Sociology at the Drake University and his MD from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Advocate Christ Medical Center. He also completed his MBA from the Arizona State...

John M.H. Allen, FCLM, FRCS, JD, MBBSView profile

ID: 6840110

Dr. John M.H. Allen, FCLM, FRCS, JD, MBBS

Dr. John M.H. Allen has 46 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and Legal Medicine. He earned his MBBS from Durham University and his JD from the Texas Tech University School of Law. He completed an internship in Orthopaedic Surgery and residencies in General Surgery and Orthopedics at Royal Victoria Infirmary before completing fellowships in Orthopaedic Surgery at The Hospital...

Marc Leonard Spero, MDView profile

ID: 35474

Dr. Marc Leonard Spero, MD

This New York-based expert has over 40 years of experience in the clinical pulmonology setting. He is certified in both internal medicine and pulmonary diseases. He received his BA in premedical studies at Yeshiva University and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship in general medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, his residency in...

Medico Legal Expert Witness FAQs

What is a Medico Legal expert witness?

A Medico Legal expert witness is a medical professional who provides testimony or informed opinions in legal cases involving medical matters, such as malpractice, personal injury, or healthcare law.

What types of cases can a Medico Legal expert witness handle?

They can handle a wide range of cases including medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, product liability, and workers' compensation among others.

Are there subspecialties within the Medico Legal field?

Yes, there are many subspecialties. These include but are not limited to psychiatry, neurology, orthopedics, cardiology, and more depending on the specifics of the case.

How can a Medico Legal expert witness assist in a medical malpractice case?

They can review medical records, provide an opinion on standard of care issues, causation, and damages. Their expertise can be crucial in establishing negligence.

Why is it important to hire a Medico Legal expert with experience in the specific area related to my case?

Each medical specialty has unique standards of care. An expert with specific experience can provide accurate insight into whether these standards were met or breached.

How does Expert Institute select its Medico Legal 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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