Reading Time: 6 minutes [Original post date: March 29, 2018] Time for a health update blog, a personal one, difficult to write with a mix of questions and a couple stories about medical practice and procedures. The point is My Attorney Reader, I want you to think about Me as a forensic rehabilitation consultant, and how I can help… Continue reading It Happens, Things Go Wrong. Need Help with a MedMal Case?
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Conflicting Medical Opinions? Handle With Care!
Reading Time: 8 minutes Upon referral of a vocational case, I review a variety of medical data, for example, treating physician reports, functional capacity evaluations, independent medical evaluations and if available psychological data like psychometric testing, psychological evaluations, and psychiatric evaluations found within the file. During a litigated claim that involves work and disability, it’s important for me to… Continue reading Conflicting Medical Opinions? Handle With Care!
Cross Examination is Like Playing Ms. Pac-Man & I Like it!
Reading Time: 4 minutes I know that a good attorney who excels at cross examining an expert witness is thoroughly knowledgeable of their case. Volumes of data and detailed information needs to be absorbed and analyzed before going to court! You my attorney reader, use intuition and instinct to discover weak points in the witness’ presentation, and in a… Continue reading Cross Examination is Like Playing Ms. Pac-Man & I Like it!
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ~ Thank Our City Workers!
Reading Time: 3 minutes A few years back, Des Moines Public Schools had planned to use Martin Luther King, Jr day as a snow make up day, but it was overturned by the school board based on good speaking and listening skills of many people. Since then, MLK’s Monday is for all of us to celebrate what he helped… Continue reading Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ~ Thank Our City Workers!
Need to Retain a Vocational Expert? I’m Here to Help!
Reading Time: 3 minutes As a forensic rehabilitation consultant, I could be available as your next retained expert! My unique consulting services help attorneys identify insights into litigated case while first-hand testimony helps others to understand it. In fact, listing me as an expert may spark movement in the litigation process. I’m here to help you help your… Continue reading Need to Retain a Vocational Expert? I’m Here to Help!
Blending Art and Science…to Help Litigated Cases! I Can Help You Help Your Clients!
Reading Time: 5 minutes I’m intrigued about the “difference” between art and science. It’s easy to say art is subjective while science is objective. Fundamentally, art expresses knowledge, while science is the system of acquiring knowledge. Yet in many ways art and science are actually connected and related to each other. Kinda like a couple with waaay cheap sunglasses! … Continue reading Blending Art and Science…to Help Litigated Cases! I Can Help You Help Your Clients!
It Was 41 Years Ago…and I Made It Through. Thank You Teri!
Reading Time: 4 minutes On June 15, 1979 I was in a car accident…and I made it through (duh, I’m writing this!). Just a remember to myself how important rehabilitation following an injury really is. And a shout out to you my attorney readers to realize rehabilitation is so important for so many people for so many reasons. Thank… Continue reading It Was 41 Years Ago…and I Made It Through. Thank You Teri!
Randy and Abe’s Work Ethic…Pretty Impressive! Plus a Kiss!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Randy has taught the wonderfully well-behaved youth in our community (hee hee) since 1992 as an instructor for the Des Moines Public School District. He teaches at Scavo High School (which as of this writing on 2/17/2020 will soon be dismantled) and Randy will be moving on to a new program(for sure) at a new… Continue reading Randy and Abe’s Work Ethic…Pretty Impressive! Plus a Kiss!
Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Remember the last time someone tried to intimidate you? How about when a person (for example, that careless tailgater or the drunk in the same beer line as you) may think they can make another person do something or react in some way? Exceed the posted speed limit ~ NOPE! Pay attention to public intoxication… Continue reading Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!
Seen The Reasonable or The Unreasonable Person Lately? I Look Every Day!
Reading Time: 5 minutes This is a summary of my written responses to a discussion question while studying forensics through George Washington University a few years ago. It includes edits and additions of course, because that’s what a writer does! Question: What does the term “reasonable man” as a legal expression used in both criminal and tort law mean… Continue reading Seen The Reasonable or The Unreasonable Person Lately? I Look Every Day!