Dr. William A. Lybarger

Expert Witness Services
546 Dunmoreland Dr.
Shreveport , LA 71106
Mobile: 316-260-0439
Office: 316-260-0439
Introduction

Dr. Lybarger provides Standard of Care opinions related to quality of care and treatment provided by health, education, and human service agencies. He has extensive training and experience in health and human service management, special education, wrongful employment, security practices, gender/age/disability mix administration, quality assurance, performance management and regulatory compliance. His casework includes personal injury, wrongful death, no-lock facility management, deficient practices in nursing care centers, assisted living centers, therapeutic foster care, community and residential mental retardation programs, private psychiatric facilities, juvenile treatment, special education, and human resource management. He has Chaired over 200 Standard of Care staffing’s related to personal Injury and wrongful death. Dr. Lybarger has provided deposition testimony 30 times, trial testimony eight times, spends 15% of his professional time in expert witness work and is retained by the plaintiff 85% of the time.


Areas of Expertise
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Health Care Administration
  • Hospital Administration
  • Life Care Planning
  • Long Term Care
  • Nursing Homes
  • Wound Care/Pressure Sores
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BSE (developmental disabilities), MSE (developmental disabilities) & Ph.D. (Behavior Disorders)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: America Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Twenty five years teaching MBA and Masters in Health and Human Services.
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: 135
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Long-term care nursing home, Developmental Disability group home, Mental health residential care facilities, state and private large residential facilities for developmental disabilities.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 85%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 15%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 35
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2014
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 35
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Two
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 25
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Record review, Standard of Care opinions, Consulting, & Reports
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $250 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $250 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $350 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $350 per hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel (negotiable)

References

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