James L. Pearle

Dr. James L. Pearle

Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc.
301 West Bastanchury Rd., Ste. 220
Fullerton , CA 92835
Mobile: 714-337-3797
Office: 714-446-8702
Fax: 714-525-2669

Introduction

Dr. Pearle has been in academic and private Pulmonary Medicine, have been a consulting Pulmonary Physician, Hospitalist, and Intensivist.
His expertise includes all these fields, with special expertise in Occupational Lung Disease and Asbestosis.
He has served both defense and plaintiff for over thirty years.
His experience includes multiple trials, depositions, IME's and other aspects of medilegal issues.
Former Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Pulmonary Division
President, Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc.
President, Southern California Hospitalist Network, Inc.
President California Research Medical Group, Inc., with over 100 clinical trials as Principal Investigator
Former Hospital Chief of Staff
Former Hospital Medical Director
Former Hospital Director of Respiratory Therapy
Over 50 depositions, 20 trials, both defense and plaintiff


Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BA Biology University of Chicago
MD New York Medical College
Internal Medicine Residency George Washington University
Pulmonary Fellowship University of Illinois
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American College of Chest Physicians
Orange County Medical Association
American Thoracic Society
DIA
Society of Clinical Research Sites
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Assistant Professor of Medicine UCLA
Assistant Professor of Medicine UC Irvine
Speaker on Asbestosis, Occupational Lung Disease, All Aspects of Pulmonary Medicine
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: 100
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Pulmonary Medicine
Malpractice
Asbestosis
Occupational Lung disease
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 30
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 70
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 50
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: July 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 20
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 20
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 30
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, IME, Record Review, Deposition, Trial
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $750
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $750
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $750
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $750
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: TBD

References

Available Upon Request