Mohan Nair

Dr. Mohan Nair

Southern California Neurodiagnostic Center
133 The Promenade, Ste. 108
Long Beach , CA 90802
Office: 562-495-3937
Introduction

Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide you an in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for adults, adolescents, and children involving forensic psychiatric and neuropsychiatric factors.

UC Irvine and Harvard trained, Dr. Nair is board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine, Psychopharmacology and Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry.

Dr. Nair is an expert with psychiatric civil litigation involving brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), school districts, toxic torts, testamentary capacity, medical malpractice, autism-related litigation, dementia-related litigation, among other specialties. This includes Class Action experience on toxic cases and sexual abuse of children.


Areas of Expertise
  • Brain Injury
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Neuropsychology
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychiatry
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: -Board Certified: Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, Clinical Psychopharmacology, Pain Medicine
-Board Certification: United Counsel for Neurologic Subspecialties, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
-American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: -American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
-American Academy of Forensic Sciences
-American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry
-American Academy of Neurology
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Teaching Forensic Psychiatry Fellows UCLA
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 Plus.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
- Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI)
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)
- Concussions
- Neurological Imaging
- Neurological Rehabilitation

ADULT PSYCHIATRY
- Acute Treatment (including inpatient) of major mental disorders
- Neurocognitive Assessments
- Neuropsychological Testing
- Psychological Testing & Assessment
- Professional Ethics
- Anxiety Disorders
- Depressive Disorders
- Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Pain
- Psychosomatic Disorders
- Malingering
- False Memory Syndrome
- Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other Dementias
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Police Brutality

ADOLESCENT/CHILD PSYCHIATRY
- Neurocognitive Assessments
- Neuropsychological Testing
- Autism Expert
- Child Sexual Abuse Evaluations
- Child Trauma Evaluations
- Child Traumatic Injury Evaluations
- Parental Coaching/Attorney Coaching in Litigation
- Anxiety Disorders
- Depressive Disorders
- Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Pain
- Psychosomatic Disorders
- Malingering
- False Memory Syndrome
- Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other Dementias
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

ADDICTION MEDICINE
- Diagnosis, Prevention, Evaluation, Treatment, and Recovery
- Medical Detox & Rehabilitation
- Opiates

ELDER MATTERS
- Abuse
- Cognitive Impairment
- Conservatorship and Victimization
- Contractual Capacity
- Dementia Expert
- Diminished Capacity at the time of an event
- Financial Abuse
- Medication Side Effects
- Memory
- Mental State
- Physical Problems in Relation to event
- Psychological Stress
- Testamentary Capacity
- Undue influence
- Wrongful death from prescribing psychiatric medication

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
- Boundary Violations
- Medical Record Omissions
- Deviating from “Normal Operations”
- Psychiatric Malpractice
- Psychological Malpractice
- Psychotherapeutic Malpractice
- Standard of Care
- Wrongful death from prescribing psychiatric medication

TOXIC TORT
- Asbestos Exposure
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (i.e. small gasoline-powered engines/heaters)
- Mold Infestation
- Pollution (i.e. water table)
- Solvent Exposure
- Water Supply Contamination

SCHOOL DISTRICTS
- Breach of Contract
- Discrimination
- Failure to protect a child or report abuse
- Sexual Misconduct and other abuse
- Personal Injury
- Improper Expulsion
- Gross Negligence
- Willful Misconduct
- Opposing Counsel Misconduct

COMPETENCIES
- Mental Qualifications
- Moral Qualifications
- Confusion (i.e. diabetic)
- Disorientation
- Mental Disease
- Mental Defect
- Violations of due process

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
- Nicotine/Tobacco
- Opioid Use/Abuse
- Preventative Medicine
- Tobacco Industry
- Toxicology
- Clinical Neuroscience

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
- Claims of PTSD from accidents
- Claims of PTSD from first responders
- Claims of PTSD from natural disasters
- Claims of PTSD from man-made catastrophes
- Claims of PTSD from war
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: 100s
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Last week.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Federal Court: 10
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 100 plus
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 35
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Dr. Nair is committed to comprehensive and accurate forensic examinations, quality neuropsychological assessment, and the use of the most up to date technology available in the field. He has provided extensive trial testimony in defense and plaintiff cases. We are familiar with the milieu of the courtroom and its adversarial nature that can be intimidating for non-forensic scientists. We will provide timely and jargon-free IME reports when needed; prepare for and withstand forceful cross-examinations.

We provide full-spectrum expert witness services for personal injury/civil litigation, criminal cases private disability medical board investigations, and employment litigation.

We provide confidential consultations, record reviews, litigation support for IME deposition witness preparation, and trial testimony.

We provide and coordinate medical psychological neuropsychological toxicological and imaging experts for complex civil litigation.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $750.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Same.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Same.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Same.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All expenses are extra.

References

Gary A. Bacio, Esq.
Address: Lynberg & Watkins, APC, 1150 South Olive Street, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90015
County: Los Angeles
Telephone (213) 624-8700

Patricia Ann Lynch, Esq.
Address: Declues Burkett & Thompson APC, 17011 Beach Blvd Ste 400, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
County: Orange County
Phone Number: (714) 843-9444