Alina C Lopo

Dr. Alina C Lopo

14128 Dickens Street
Sherman Oaks , CA 91356
Mobile: 818-825-5994
Office: 818-825-5994

Introduction

I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. I have been involved in medicolegal review for over 20 years. I have been deposed well over 25 times, and have served as expert witness in a court of law.
I have been in private practice as an internist, have covered an inpatient palliative consultative service, and have been medical director of two different hospices. Most recently, I have worked as Chief Medical Officer.


Areas of Expertise

  • Hospital & Medical Ethics
  • Hospital Administration
  • Internal Medicine
  • Life Care Planning
  • Medical Credentialing
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Personal Injury
  • Physiology
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

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: Too numerous to know
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Internal Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Half
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Half
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Over 25
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: October 2016
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 10
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 10
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over 20
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, site inspections, record review, expert testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $500
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $500
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $500
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $500 (including travel)
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Initial engagement agreement, applicable to subsequent work

References

Available Upon Request