Donald Accetta

Dr. Donald Accetta

Allergy & Asthma Care, PC
101 Industrial Park Rd., Suite 101
Taunton , MA 02780
Mobile: 508-942-9560
Office: 508-880-3121
Fax: 508-880-0926
Introduction

I have been in private practice since 1979. For 5 years I was a community pediatrician, and since 1986 I have maintained a private practice in adult and pediatric allergy & Immunology. I have been a medical expert since 1995; forensic consulting accounts for about 5% of my practice time annually. I am a past member of the Board of Pharmacy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a past president of the Massachusetts Allergy Society and the New England Allergy Society.


Areas of Expertise
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Occupational Medicine

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MD: 1976 from University of Brussels (Belgium)
Pediatric Residency 1976-1979: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Allergy & Immunology Fellowship 2004-2006: Cleveland Clinic
Board Certified: pediatrics; allergy & immunology
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Fellow: AAAAI, ACAAI
Member: MA Allergy Society,New England Allergy Society
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 100 times
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: occupational & non occupational allergy/asthma/dermatology, latex allergy, mold allergy, building related illness ("Sick Building"), wrongful death, medical malpractice, patent infringement
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 20%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 80%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: approximately 50 times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2020
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 11 times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 11 times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: since 1995
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, testimony, testing
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: $3,500 for half day, $7,000 for full day plus expenses
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Available upon request

References

References upon request.