I analyze cases from both the internal medicine and specialty perspectives, for plaintiffs/defendants and for managed-care insurers; as a result, my expert-reports identify core-issues subject to litigation and mainstream key-references related to decision-making.
Involvement in organized-medicine provided a foundation for appreciating the interface of law and medicine; in addition, having been president of a hospital medical staff, I gained an appreciation for the accreditation standards followed by healthcare-institutions.
Led litigation to forestall creation of Highmark because it was/is monopolistic/monopsonistic; also led litigation to forestall implementation of the Big Tobacco settlement because of defective enforcement.
Areas of Expertise
- Alternative Medicine
- Health/Medical/Disability Insurance
- Hematology (Blood)
- Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
- Internal Medicine
- Managed Care & HMOs
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Preventive Medicine
References upon request.