Med Expert Witness is a trusted partner to defendants and plaintiffs nationwide. We assist attorneys, large corporations, individuals, small businesses and governmental agencies use medical expert information to develop sound technical cases in regard to a wide variety of medical-legal cases involving :
· Medical Malpractice
· Worker’s compensation
· Products Liability
· Personal Injury
· Wrongful Death
· Dental Malpractice
· Criminal cases
· Sexual Abuse
· Dental Malpractice
· Insurance Litigation
· Child Abuse
· Nursing Home Negligence
OUR MEDICAL EXPERTS
Med Expert Witness experts are available to review materials, radiological studies, depositions and other relevant records and documents. They consult with attorneys, insurance and corporate representatives in evaluating their cases and rendering opinions. Our medical experts will provide written reports and affidavits upon request. They are also available for independent medical exams, hearings, deposition and trial testimony when needed.
Our service of providing medical expert witnesses and consultants is built on the simple premise that courtroom success is not only about righteousness, it’s about building your case with compelling testimony. This is the motivation behind everything we do as a company.
Our experts include MD’s, MD PhD’s, PhD’s, RN’s, Physical therapists, Speech and Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors and other medical specialists and health care professionals. They are board certified in their specialized areas of expertise encompassing the entire spectrum of professional degrees, licenses and areas of practice. They range from current or former department chiefs and/or medical school faculty in medical research, teaching to private practitioners. Our experts spend most of their time in the practice of medicine, research, publishing and teaching and devote only a small portion of their time to expert witness pursuits.
All medical experts must have strong clinical credentials. This ensures expert witness credibility from record review through deposition and trial testimony. Having medical experts who are board-certified in their specialties and in active clinical practice ensures authoritative medical opinions and effective litigation support.
FREE CONSULTATION IN SELECTING AN EXPERT
Med Expert Witness provides a free, initial telephone screening of each case. This highly specialized task is handled personally by the director, Jane R. Leavy, R.N., Esq., along with the assistance of the administrative and medical support staff. Prior to expert selection, there is an assessment of the case, it’s merits, defenses, identification and framing of the legal issues of liability, causation and damages, methodical strategy and how the medicine applies to the individual case. We discuss with you your criteria for location, credentials, experience, conflicts and availability for customized professional service. Early and proper identification of the requirements and needs of a case are cost effective and can determine the outcome. We assist in evaluating what materials, records, radiological studies, photographs and legal documents will be required for review by the expert in formulating the basis of the expert’s opinions.
Med Expert Witness experts are located nationwide in various areas of specialty. They are available to travel for the purpose of deposition and trial testimony, hearings or examination of an individual or evidence. Our experts are highly qualified, courteous and professional.
Upon identification of the appropriate expert for your individualized case, Med Expert Witness will recommend an expert(s) and by e-mail or fax transmission, send the proposed expert’s curriculum vitae for the client’s approval along with the retainer contract. We welcome the client’s input, questions or concerns regarding expert selection.
After receipt of the client’s approval of the medical expert and contract for their professional services, Med Expert Witness will assist, coordinate, follow up and continue its involvement as a liaison between the client and the medical expert until the conclusion of the case. When you entrust your case to Med Expert Witness, you are guaranteed ongoing professional case supervision cognizant of deadlines, time constraints and cost effectiveness. We take due care to ensure that all records and documents are kept confidential within the possession of Med Expert Witness and our experts. Our level of involvement is largely determined by the needs of both the client and the medical expert. The average time for case evaluation and review is 1 to 4 weeks, however in exceptional situations an expedited review can be completed in an effectual manner. The expert will speak directly to the client to fully discuss his or her opinions after they have completed their review. The expert may find reasons for a case to go forward, and if so, will continue their involvement until the case is concluded, or the expert may discuss factors against risking time, effort and money in continuing the case.
There are no hidden costs. Prior to engaging our expert and forwarding all relevant medical records and documents, we will clearly discuss the fees associated with your case. A retainer is required prior to the expert beginning his or her evaluation. There is NO charge for our services until you designate or retain an expert we have referred to you. We bill hourly for the use of our experts. Fees are variable and depend on the medical specialty involved, the complexity of the case, the volume of the records to be reviewed and the time permitted for completion.
All fees assessed by our medical expert will be billed through Med Expert Witness. When you retain the expert, you work together directly, and we submit invoices to you as work is performed. Should any questions arise concerning our expert’s opinion, the experienced professional staff at Med Expert Witness will serve as a liaison between you and the expert.
In extraordinary circumstances a flat fee may be negotiated for a specific task.
There are no contingency fees of any kind. Medical experts have the most credibility when they have no financial stake in the outcome. Therefore, Med Expert Witness does not enter into any contingency fee arrangements with our clients.
For emergencies and rapidly approaching deadlines, statute of limitations or hearings, Med Expert Witness can immediately assist in referring the appropriate expert for your case within your time frame, often within 24-48 hours of your request and the initial telephone consultation with our office. Med Expert Witness’ knowledge of the medical-legal issues is unmatched in choosing the most qualified expert and in circumstances where time is of the essence, the client promptly benefits from our professional services.
Med Expert Witness is responsible for communication, coordination, scheduling and billing for the expert’s professional services. They include deposition and trial testimony, hearings, examination of individuals and evidence, travel and related expenses. Our staff handles all of the details associated with the scheduling of deposition and trial testimony, as well as all billing and collection matters. Med Expert Witness leaves you free to run your law or business practice without having to expend your staff’s time on unrelated medical-legal administrative tasks.
Med Expert Witness is dedicated and committed to providing high quality, cost-effective medical experts and expertise to our clients. We have had the pleasure of referring expert witnesses and consultants to law and insurance professionals in firms of all sizes and involved in various areas of practice, including civil and criminal cases. We have served firms throughout the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries throughout the world. We also serve individuals, industry, large corporations, small businesses, organizations and governmental agencies.
We are proud to continue providing professional medical expert witness services to the legal and business communities on local, national and international levels.
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- Mr. Speakman, U.S. Military Veteran, Colorado
“MedExpertwitness is a real pleasure to work with. In our dealings with them, we have always communicated with the managing director, Jane R. Leavy. She is extremely professional, hard-working, and devoted. Jane and MedExpertwitness have a wonderful network of qualified medical experts who have been both helpful and responsive to our needs. We have used MedExpertwitness on several occasions and have always been pleased with their work product. We highly recommend MedExpertwitness and will continue to use them for our future medical expert needs.”
- Keith Marr, Conner & Marr, PLLP, Great Falls, Montana
“I think MedExpert witness.com has a terrific way of finding expert witnesses and the witnesses will tell you the merit or lack of merit which helps people like me assess as to whether we should expend resources on a potential case.”
-South Carolina Representative Fletcher N. Smith, Jr., Esq. Fletcher N. Smith, Jr. & Associates
“I used Jane Leavy’s medical expert locator service many times in my civil litigation practice in Tennessee. Jane was always helpful and knowledgeable, and she led me to very good doctors to review my cases. The best part about the doctors she found for me was that they were real practicing physicians in the applicable medical specialties, thus enhancing their credibility. I would highly recommend
Jane’s service to attorneys needing to find a qualified medical expert for review of a potential medical malpractice case.”
-Melanie E. Davis, Esq. Kizer & Black, Attorneys, PLLC Maryville, Tennessee
“The folks at Med Expert Witness.com have proven invaluable at locating the right expert for our cases. This has been especially so in some of our malpractice matters where the physicians practicing in some subspecialties tend to be a tight club where nobody wants to render an adverse opinion or testify. That is true even here in the Metro, NY area and having a resource like Med Expert Witness.com that can draw on willing and qualified experts from other regions
has saved the day for us several times. The friendly personal followup also avoids stress when trial is around the corner and you need to get it done. I highly recommend Med Expert Witness.com.”
- Thomas G. Cascione, Esq. Cascione, Purcigliotti & Galluzzi, P.C. New York, New York
“Litigating a case involving complex medical issues is often difficult and time-consuming. I found that through MedExpertwitness I was able to successfully handle a complex medical case, retain a powerful expert opinion, and leave the other side believing we had far more resources than we actually put forth. Simply put, MedExpertwitness combines a knowledge of medical issues with litigation insight to give your case a decided tactical advantage.”
-James W. Olsen Bachus & Schanker, LLC Denver, Colorado
“My name is H. Edward Knox and I am an attorney practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am a Board Certified Trial Attorney and have been practicing law for 45 years. I specialize in personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice. Several years ago I needed
an expert for a medical malpractice case which I had. I called Ms. Jane Leavy and she assisted me in finding a specialist who would qualify as an expert in North Carolina. We tried the case in Cleveland County North Carolina and the verdict came back in our favor. The medical expert Jane found for us certainly assisted us in obtaining a verdict. I would highly recommend her to any attorney in need of locating an attorney as she was very helpful to our needs.”
- H. Edward Knox, Esq. Knox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey Charlotte, N.C.
" I have been working with MedExpertwitness.com for several years offering my expertise as a Registered Nurse in jail and prison Correctional Facility cases. I have enjoyed working with Jane R. Leavy, as she is always available and flexible to work with me in the evenings and on the weekends as my professional employment requires me to work the night shift as a Registered Nurse. Jane and I have worked together very well on very complex Correctional Facility cases and have always accomplished the professional tasks at hand in light of approaching deadlines within days. I highly recommend MedExpertwitness.com and look forward to my continued affiliation with the company."
Correctional Facility Registered Nurse
“My name is Demetri Chambers. I am a partner at Walker & Chambers, a small law firm in Dallas, Texas. Med Expert Witness is true to its name. On a number of occasions, we have used Med Expert Witness to identify and recommend medical experts for various types of cases requiring medical opinions. What we like most about Med Expert Witness is the level of personal attention that the company gives to each search and its commitment finding an expert that is tailor-made for the client and situation. We highly recommend the use of Med Expert Witness
for locating and recommending medical experts.”
- Demetri Chambers, Esq. Walker & Chambers
“I am writing this note to let you know that I appreciated your services, during a very difficult and stressful time. You did an excellent job with helping us find a doctor who could quickly review medical records and provide us with his written medical opinion, quickly and efficiently. I appreciated your attention to detail and how you understood our needs. Thank you for “holding our hands” every step of the process. Your attention to detail, whether following up on faxes, emails, efficient phone calls and FedEx-ed documents, made the process seamless. I would highly recommend your services to anyone needing medical testimony!”
-Kathy Los Angeles, CA
“Ms. Leavy, through out my 25 years of practice, I have used several other companies similar to yours in order to locate an expert witness. In comparison, I must admit that you are superior to them. I found your fees to be very reasonable. I was impressed with your vast resource of expert witnesses and their excellent qualifications. I appreciate your persistence in locating an expert witness for me and the fact that you kept on top of my file and kept me apprised of the status of your search. I definitely will continue to use your services and feel very comfortable referring other attorneys to you.”
- Law Office of Robert P. Reske
Wilton Manors, Florida
“I greatly appreciate the assistance provided to me by MedExpertwitnes.com. Your expert was well-qualified and of significant assistance in my medical malpractice case. I am especially pleased with the follow up and confirmation by MedExpertwitness.com which demonstrates your desire to assure quality service and expertise. Thank you.”
-Phillip M. George Attorney At Law Smyrna, Tennessee
"We reached out to MedExpert to assist in a complicated criminal case Ms. Leavy herself responded to and handled our matter. She knew what to ask, expertly assessed the situation, and found an excellent candidate to review our client's medical records. She also assisted in document sharing and conference scheduling. Communication was always prompt and effective. The witness was highly educated and experienced in the field, thorough in his review, analysis, and preparation, and it showed through eloquent testimony. We were very impressed with MedExpert, Ms. Leavy, and the witness they found for us. We will surely seek their assistance in future cases. Highly recommended!"
Carlos Vidal-Collazo, Esq.
The Law Office of Leanna Smith, P.A
“In 2008 my husband’s teeth were damaged during surgery in Leduc, Alberta, Canada. Initially, he was merely going to get his teeth fixed and send a complaint to the College of Physicians and Surgeons. However, his problems persisted so he decided to launch a lawsuit. As I have worked in the legal community for over 35 years we decided to handle the case ourselves. To meet the legal tests we needed an expert, and after months of searching we met with negative results. As a last resort I contacted Jane Leavy of MedExpertwitness.com – She did an exceptional job. We provided her the history and from there she immediately began a search to find a doctor with the highest qualifications, experience and integrity. Throughout my dealings with her she was extremely efficient and always remained cognisant of the costs. Those following in our footsteps of needing an expert simply won’t find anyone better – I highly recommend Jane and her company.”
-Mr. & Mrs. Richard Doris Alberta, Canada
“As an expert witness with little extra time, no secretary, and clearly no business acumen, Jane was an outstanding liaison to ensure that all of the paperwork and follow-up were completed and timely. I believe she was outstanding in managing the expert to attorney connection.”
- PhD, FACSM, C-ARS, NREMT
U.S. Olympic Committee
Colorado Springs, Colorado
“I worked with Jane Leavy as an expert medical witness and must say that it was one of the best experiences I have had working in this capacity. From the beginning, the assignment and expectations were made clear and we worked hand in hand throughout the entire process. Jane ensured that all follow-ups regarding the case were done and any support I needed from research to billing was provided. I look forward to working with MedExpertWitness.com in the future. “
"I have worked with Jane Leavy, RN, Esq for many years now and during that time, she has exceeded all my expectations in professionalism, attention to detail, and quite frankly, humanity. Jane is down to earth, and personable which enables her to related to both the expert and the client. Furthermore, it gives her the truly expert edge as she explains complex legal issues and paradigms as she works with you to solidify the key points of the case. She is always prompt with her engagement with you and every client I have worked with was impressed by her firm understanding of the inner workings of the justice system. I look forward to each encounter I have with Jane, and I am so fortunate to have her in my corner. Without reservation, I would highly recommend Jane’s services for any legal case that may require medical opinion."
Board Certified Physician In Internal Medicine
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