Dr. James G. Kent

11661 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 305
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Web Site
Phone: 310-442-8200
Fax: 310-442-0011

Dr. Kent is a Kinesiologist and Certified Medical Investigator. He has provided consultation and expert witness services since 1983. His practice is devoted exclusively to consultation in injury biomechanics and pathomechanics with approximately 50% of his case load involving analysis of injury in motor vehicle accidents. The balance of his practice encompasses analyses related to a broad array of events including falls, sport and recreational accidents, impacts by falling or projected objects, child abuse, physical assaults and work related accidents.

Dr. Kent's client list includes law firms, insurance companies, governmental agencies and businesses from California to the Mid-West. His average rate of retention in civil matters is approximately 60% by the defense and 40% by the plaintiff.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Medical Investigator
Diplomate, America Board of Forensic Medicine

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: See attached C.V.

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: See attached C.V.

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: Over 4000

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: See introductory paragraph

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: See introductory paragraph; approximately 40%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: See introductory paragraph; approximately 60%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Over 1000

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: May, 2008

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 600

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 1000

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1983

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, inspections, testing as required, three dimensional analysis

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 275.00

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 275.00

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 400.00

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 400.00

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All travel expenses and direct costs such as film and development.

References

Daniel Boho, Esq.
Hinshaw & Culbertson
222 North LaSalle Street, Ste. 300
Chicago, IL 60601-1081
(312) 704-3453

Nicholas Rowley, Esq.
Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley
8827 West Olympic Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 273-1230

Gregory J. Owen, Esq.
Owen, Patterson & Owen
23822 West Valencia Blvd., Ste. 303
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 799-3899

Charles A. Palmer, Esq.
Law Offices of Eric Anderson
675 Placentia Ave., Ste. 201
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 674-5605

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