Methadone Expert Witnesses

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Methadone expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including addiction medicine, pain management, psychiatry, and pharmacology. Some of the most common specialties among methadone expert witnesses also include opioid addiction treatment, substance abuse counseling, drug interactions, and overdose cases. They can opine on the effects of methadone maintenance therapy, opioid withdrawal symptoms, medication-assisted treatment protocols, potential side effects of methadone use, and standards of care in methadone clinics.

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Thomas David Riney Jr., MDView profile

ID: 34505

Dr. Thomas David Riney Jr., MD

This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in his field. He earned his BS in biological sciences from the University of California, Davis and then went on to complete his MD from Loma Linda University. He then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was formerly an assistant director of the ambulatory care center at Sacred Heart...

Methadone Expert Witness FAQs

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

A methadone expert witness provides specialized knowledge on the use, effects, and regulations surrounding methadone. They can offer insight into cases involving overdose, improper prescribing, or addiction.

In what types of cases might a methadone expert witness be needed?

Methadone expert witnesses are often required in medical malpractice suits, wrongful death cases, personal injury claims, and criminal cases involving drug misuse or trafficking.

Can a methadone expert witness provide testimony on opioid addiction treatment?

Yes, as methadone is commonly used in the treatment of opioid addiction, these experts can provide crucial insights into its effectiveness and potential risks involved.

What subspecialties exist within the field of methadone expertise?

Subspecialties may include pain management, addiction medicine, pharmacology, and psychiatry. Each offers unique perspectives on different aspects of methadone use.

How can a methadone expert witness help in a case involving alleged over-prescription?

An expert can assess whether the prescription was appropriate based on patient history and guidelines. They can also explain potential consequences of over-prescription.

How does Expert Institute select its Methadone 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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