Experts In Therapy, LLC

Experts In Therapy
195 Honeybelle Oval
Orange Village, OH 44022
Web Site
Phone: 216-978-1255
Fax: 216-831-5666

Experts In Therapy, LLC links attorneys with qualified physical therapy, occupational, respiratory and speech therapy experts across the country. Deborah W. Singer, MS, PT, ATC, is a nationally recognized leader in physical therapy and an experienced expert witness. She is the founder of EXPERTS IN THERAPY, a rehabilitation and therapy expert referral company providing expert therapists in various areas of therapy specialization including hand therapy, geriatrics, sports medicine, industrial rehab, respiratory therapy, spine therapy and much more. Deborah and her team of experts have published over 100 PT articles and her nationwide therapy experts have deposition, trial and/or medical record review experience.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MS in Physical Therapy, University of Miami, FL
BS in Sports Medicine, University of Iowa
PT license - Ohio
ATC certification - Ohio licensed
EMT certification

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Physical Therapy Association
National Athletic Trainers Association
Fellow - American Academy of Pain Management
Ohio PT Association
Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: National and International Lecturer - over 100 presentations on various topics in physical therapy including sports medicine, electro-therapy, PT administration

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Approximately 40

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: I founded my company - Experts In Therapy, because physical therapy has different specialties. I employ PT experts in all areas of Physical Therapy including hand, spine, geriatrics, falls, and sports medicine.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately 30%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately 70%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: six

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: November 2005

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: One

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: One

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Ten Years independently, Founded Experts In Therapy in Jan, 2006.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, Medical Records Review, Ergonomic Analysis, Functional Capacity Testing

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 0.00 Initial telephone consultations are provided at no charge.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 225 per hour with a two hour retainer required up front to open the case.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 275 per hour with two hours payable up front

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 275 per hour with two hours payable up front

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All hourly rates apply door to door, copy fees apply, mailing fees additional.

References

Layla Hogan, atty
Plaintiff case
703-525-0116
Hogan4mlba@aol.com
John Haviland
Defense Case
Bieser, Greer and Landis, LLP
937-223-3277

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