Med Expert Witness is based in south Florida and is proud to provide professional medical expert witness and consulting services to the legal and business communities on local, national and international levels.
Med Expert Witness is dedicated and committed to providing high quality, cost-effective medical experts and their 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.
Jane R. Leavy, R.N., Esq.
Jane Leavy is the founder and director of Med Expert Witness, acting as an informed liaison between the client and medical expert for over 20 years. Ms. Leavy’s dual professions as both a Registered Nurse and a Medical Malpractice trial attorney contribute to her ability to assist Med Expert Witness clients with their case evaluation, consultation, analysis of the medical/legal issues and making recommendations as dictated by the individual needs of the client. Ms. Leavy personally assigns all experts to cases after thorough discussions and screening procedures with the client to determine the most appropriate expert(s) for their case, along with the assistance of the medical staff consultants consisting of physicians and nurses. The administrative staff of Med Expert Witness also assist in the coordination, scheduling and communications between the client and the medical experts.
Ms. Leavy continues to be actively involved in the practice of law in the state of Florida in consultation with clients and medical malpractice and personal injury case evaluation, which contributes to her ability to offer Med Expert Witness clients the highest level of expertise in medical expert witness referrals.
Ms. Leavy completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Miami graduating Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She has practiced as a Registered Nurse in the areas of adult medical/surgical nursing, home health care, public health, pediatrics, orthopedics, nursing home care and specialized in the area of Emergency Medicine. She served as Emergency Department representative on the Peer Review Committee at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. She has practiced nursing and held nursing licenses in New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Florida.
Ms. Leavy previously interned and collaborated with Austin Kutscher, D.D.S. in research studies concerning the role of Thanatology in cancer patients at Columbia University School of Dentistry in New York, New York.
Ms. Leavy received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida in 1987. She held the position of Secretary of the Health-Law Society, participated in the Trial Advocacy Program and was a Certified Legal Intern at the Office of the State Attorney, Sexual Battery Division, Miami, Florida.
Ms. Leavy was admitted to The Florida Bar and has been an active member in good standing since 1988. Currently Ms. Leavy is co-counsel in legal cases specializing in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability and general tort litigation.
Ms. Leavy was born and raised in Oceanside, New York, and has resided in Florida since 1984. She is active in her community and is currently involved in many volunteer activities. She is also the proud mother of a daughter who is currently a Medical Malpractice attorney practicing in Chicago, Illinois.
“I am so glad I found your your site on line. You did everything you said you would do. The experts you recommended for my case were topnotch and I am very pleased with the opinions they rendered to help in my case. I will be recommending you and Medexpertwitness.com every chance I get. Thanks again for your help it is truly appreciated.”
- 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."
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