Fitness for Duty Evaluation Expert Witnesses

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Fitness for Duty Evaluation Expert Witnesses who are available to consult and testify can be found here. These Fitness for Duty Evaluation experts found on this page may consult on issues involving fitness for duty (FFD), functional capacity evaluations (FCE), psychological exams, psychiatric exams, pre-placement exams, post-offer examinations, and psychological abilities testing. These experts found here may provide reports regarding an employee’s ability to return to work, and their physical or psychological ability to perform a job. Experts here may be familiar with issues involving employment, job safety, job performance, employee performance, hostile workplaces, mental issues, and American with Disability (ADA) compliance. They may also provide expert witness testimony concerning employment and employer assessments, among other topics.

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Kevin A. Domingos (Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC)
We have a team of neuropsychologists that uses a peer review process on all cases. Our staff was trained at Children's Hospital in Boston, Yale University Child Study Center, and Harvard Medical School, to name a few. In addition to Neuropsychological... Learn More ›

Jessica Chaudhary
Harvard and Yale trained Board Certified psychiatrist with treating conditions such as anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, attention deficit disorders, women's mental health issues, substance use disorders, psychosis, and dementia with behavioral... Learn More ›

Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. (Forensic Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, Verdugo Psychological Associates)
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology... Learn More ›

Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Adhia & Associates, Forensic Psychiatry)
Dr. Adhia is a triple Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist based in Houston, TX. He testifies nationally. He is uniquely Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine in civil, criminal, and military jurisdictions. Adolescent &... Learn More ›

Patrick Wiita MD
Dr. Wiita is triple Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and his expertise is based on rigorous training at the USC Institute of Psychiatry, Law, and Behavioral Science in Los Angeles, California.... Learn More ›
Samuel Miles (Samuel I. Miles, MD, PHD)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Miles provides consultations, reports, and expert testimony to both plaintiffs and defendants in litigated civil and criminal matters. He has qualified as expert in state and federal courts to provide...
Helen Grusd
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Past President of LA County Psychological Association, Past Board Member of California Psychological Association-Division of Clinical Psychology. Assessment of over 1000...
Michael J Paletta
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Paletta is a palliative care and hospice medicine expert of 30 years experience, with additional training and certification in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Served as medical expert for both...
Stephen E. Francis, PhD ABN FACPN (Stephen E. Francis, PhD)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Extensive experience as an expert witness and an independent medical examiner in personal injury and workers' compensation cases. More than 20 years devoted to the clinical assessment and treatment...
Beth De Lima, MBA, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP (HRM Consulting, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ms. De Lima provides expert testimony regarding the HR aspects of employment regulation compliance, litigation, and vocational rehabilitation, and has assisted corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients...
Charles Saldanha, MD, FAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Saldanha is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Charles...
Gil Lichtshein (Gil Lichtshein, MD, PA)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lichtshein is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and his areas of expertise include disability, workers comp, civil and criminal cases, fitness for duty, competency and...
Marcel O Ponton (Persona Neurobehavior Group, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ponton is a published author and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA. He specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury...
Suja Johnkutty (Suja Johnkutty, MD PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Suja Johnkutty, a Board-Certified Neurologist, and former Headache Medicine Director at New York Presbyterian Queens, specializes in Headaches, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Post Concussive Syndromes....
Steven H. Berger, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Berger is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Dr. Berger...
Kelly S. Harvey, MS, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE (Harvey Medical Legal Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2012 to offer her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Life Care Planner,...
Henry M. Storper, MD
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Board Certified Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist Henry M. Storper, MD, has a private practice, providing outpatient and inpatient care. Dr. Storper has been in practice for 40 years. FORENSIC...
Elliott B. Rosenbaum, Psy.D., ABPP (Rosenbaum Psychological Group, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Johns Hopkins trained board certified clinical psychologist (top 4%) and former active duty U.S. Navy psychologist, serving as chief clinical and forensic psychologist for southeast region and head of...
Vivian Alvarez, Ph.D
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Alvarez is a Bilingual (Spanish-speaking), bicultural, Clinical Psychologist with expertise in psychological evaluations and psychotherapy of children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in post-trauma...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Ronald T. Smolarski MA, CLCP, IPEC, CEA, CRC, LPC, CCM, CVE, CRV, CDE II, ABVE/D (Beacon Rehabilitation Services, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Beacon Rehab. Services, Inc. One Stop Damage Expert specializing in Life Care Planning, Forensic Economics Evaluations, Vocational Assessment, Functional Capacity Evaluation providing information critical...
Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Medical Director of Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P., a nationwide expert witness firm)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P. (fpamed) is a national consulting firm with offices in California, Nevada and North Carolina assisting litigating attorneys. The firm includes 15 board certified forensic...
DAVID F. O'CONNELL (PRIVATE PRACTICE)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. O'Connell is a board certified forensic & medical psychologist and DEA registered prescribing psychologist with 12 years of prescribing experience/prescriptive authority in independent practice.He...
Pia Quimson-Guevarra
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pia Quimson-Guevarra is Board-Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has expertise in psychiatric issues that in civil litigation, employment...
Roger K Pitman, M.D. (Harvard Medical School)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for more than 50 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is...
Jane K McNaught (Jane K. McNaught, Ph.D.)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jane McNaught is a Clinical and Forensic psychologist. Dr. McNaught graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Ph.D. in 1982 and has been in private practice for over 35 years. She has been...
Vik Mehta MD
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mehta is a board certified, highly experienced brain and spine surgeon. He has more than 10 years of dedicated experience with medical-legal matters. He trained at the internationally recognized...
David S Abend (Central New Jersey Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, LLC)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: I am a veteran Osteopathic physician who is double board certified in both Family Medicine as well as Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. I mention this because it is very rare for any Osteopathic Physician...
Matthew E Masters (Austin Addiction Medicine Associates)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Masters is board certified in Addiction Medicine and has practiced in the field for 17 years. He has experience in: outpatient and inpatient rehab, Methadone clinics, and in the administrative oversight...
Walter E.B. Sipe, MD
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sipe, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Pediatrics, has an active outpatient psychotherapy and medication management practice serving adults and adolescents. He is on the clinical faculty at UCSF...
Dave Glick, EdM, LCSW, CEAP (Triad Psych, pc)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Triad Psych is an independent group clinical, counseling and consulting practice since 2003. Feedback about our work emphasizes the ability to take complex abstractions and break it down into simpler,...
Harold J. Bursztajn (Accredited Psychiatry & Medicine)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Specializes in Forensic Psychiatry, Medical & Psychiatry Malpractice, Managed Health Care, Informed Consent, Professional Ethics, Addiction, Product Liability, Assessments of Workplace Violence and Dangerousness,...
Medilex Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MEDICAL EXPERTS IN 180 SPECIALTIES, FREE INITIAL TELEPHONE ANALYSIS BY OUR DIRECTOR, A COST-CONTROL GUARANTEE...AND NO EXPERT SEARCH FEES–ALL MONIES ARE APPLIED TO THE EXPERT'S ACTUAL WORK. Medilex...
Debra S Borys, Ph.D., FABPF (Forensic & Clinical Psychologist)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Borys is a UCLA-educated forensic,clinical & health psychologist and diplomate in forensic psychology. She provides emotional damages assessment, case consultation on psych issues, lit review, & review...
Randy G. Reese, Ph.D. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Randy Reese is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto, CA, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship...
Garson M. Caruso MD, MPH, CLCP (Garson M. Caruso, MD, MPH, PA)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Caruso is a board certified Occupational Physician and Certified Life Care Planner, with expertise in Life Expectancy Determination: • Broad background in consulting, medical direction, and occupational...
Ronald H. Roberts, PhD, ABPP
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Roberts has been working in the field of psychology for 49 years. He has been practicing forensic psychology and neuropsychology for 39 years and has been involved in over 4500 forensic cases. He has...
Rachel Mayberry (Neurocognitive Specialty Group)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Neurocognitive Specialty Group (NSG) has multiple clinical neuropsychologists throughout the US NSG is a private practice dedicated to providing clinical services for individuals who have experienced...
Robert M. Gordon (Robert M. Gordon, PhD ABPP)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I have been practicing Forensic Psychology (civil and criminal) since 1976. I am double board credentialed in Clinical Psychology and in Psychoanalysis. Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology...
Mark D. Lerner (Lerner Psychological Services, P.C. — Emotional Distress / Emotional Damages / Fitness for Duty / Fitness to Practice)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mark Lerner is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist in New York with over 35 years of experience. He specializes in proving and disproving claims of significant or egregious emotional distress. Dr....
Carrie L. Forrest
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders,...
David E. Hartman PhD MS ABN ABPP (Medical and Forensic Neuropsychology   [cell phone contact may provide more rapid response, see phone numbers below])
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: David E. Hartman PhD. MS ABN ABPP is an internationally known, board-certified neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist whose office is in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to being a licensed doctoral...
Alexandra Clarfield, PhD, QME
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Clarfield provides consulting, psychological assessments, and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense counsel, in cases involving personal injury, employment issues and psychologist...
Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Nelhs Betancourt is an experienced, articulate and highly knowledgeable physician with 25 plus years experience in evaluating and treating Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine patients. Board...
Fitness for Duty Evaluation FAQs

What is a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

A fitness for duty evaluation expert witness is an individual with specialized knowledge in the field of occupational health and mental health. They are often called upon to offer their professional opinion on topics related to an individual's ability to perform their job duties, mental and physical health, and the potential impact of these factors on job performance.

What is the role of a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

A fitness for duty evaluation expert witness is qualified to testify on issues on a person's ability to perform specific duties, tasks, or jobs.

How much can a person make as a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

Fitness for duty evaluation expert witnesses may earn between $175 and $400 per hour, or more in some circumstances. The exact fee is agreed upon between the expert and the retaining lawyer.

What are the qualifications of a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

A fitness for duty evaluation expert witness can evaluate an individual's mental or physical ability to perform specific job duties.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

A fitness for duty evaluation expert witness gathers evidence through various methods such as interviews, psychological tests, medical records, and observations to determine an individual's ability to perform their job duties.

What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

A fitness for duty evaluation expert witness gathers evidence such as medical records, psychological evaluations, job performance reviews, and interviews with the employee and their colleagues to determine their ability to perform their job duties.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

Cases involving law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public safety personnel, as well as cases involving employees in high-risk or safety-sensitive positions, may require the testimony of a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness.

In what type of cases would there be testimony from a fitness for duty evaluation expert witness?

Fitness for duty evaluation expert witnesses may provide testimony in cases involving workplace safety, mental health evaluations, disability claims, and fitness evaluations for law enforcement or military personnel.