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Edward J. Yun, MD – Urology Medical Expert

Dr. Edward J. Yun, is a highly-experienced, board-certified urology specialist in California. With over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and a number of professional and academic distinctions, Dr. Yun is an excellent urology expert and is pleased to offer independent medical evaluations (IME)and urology expert witness services for industrial and litigation proceedings. Professional Qualifications Dr. Yun began his career at the University of Michigan, where he studied where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. After graduating in 1994, he attended Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York where he was awarded the prestigious Dean’s scholarship. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1998.In 1998, Dr. Yun undertook his internship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the Department [...]

May 24, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What is a Subsequent Injury Trust Fund in California?

When you sustain a work-related injury, but already have a previous injury or disability, you may have a claim against the Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund (SIBTF), so long as the combined total of your disability is above 70%. In order to qualify for California’s SIBTF, the current industrial injury has to amount to at least 35% disability or at least 5% if there’s a corresponding opposite body part. The idea behind this fund is for the State of California to pay handicapped employees or workers who suffer any subsequent industrial injury. While records have shown a rising number in workers’ compensation claims seeking benefits from the SIBTF, under California’s Labor Code § 4751, the process of claiming from this SIB fund is often complex. Unfortunately, not all attorneys who deal with [...]

May 9, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Why You May Need a Legal Expert Witness for Neurology

When looking for a legal expert witness for neurology cases, attorneys should look for the best candidates who have extensive training, experience and practice in the treatment of various neurological disorders in both adults and children. A neurological expert witness should have the ability to explain complex neurological procedures, technical medical data, as well as, interpret medical opinions about a specific set of facts before a court of law. It’s important to understand that neurological expert witnesses can have significant differences in their experience levels and backgrounds, and even come from a variety of specialty fields, such as neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychology, neuro-oncology, neuropathy among others. Below, we’re going to look at what entails expert witness testimony in neurological cases and the various reasons why a neurology expert witness is vital to your [...]

May 9, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What is a Fitness for Duty (FFD) Evaluation?

When an employer is concerned that an employee is not safely able to perform their day-to-day job functions, one option is conducting an evaluation of the employee’s Fitness for Duty or FFD. Although most fitness for duty evaluations cover physical abilities, say after a personal injury or work-related injury, psychological FFD evaluations can also be requested by an employer to determine if an employee has any psychological impairment that may impede their ability to perform their job safely and effectively. To understand what a fitness for duty evaluation is, we’re going to look at: The various situations that trigger a fitness for duty assessment What processes are involved in obtaining an employee’s informed written consent What’s included in the evaluation report The recommendations that evaluators may provide The steps that employers need [...]

May 9, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Dr. Anthony T. Fenison, MD | Orthopedic Surgeon & Agreed Medical Evaluator

We’ve all met someone — family, friends or even colleagues at work who have suffered bone, muscle or even joint injuries. Musculoskeletal conditions and the pain that results from such injuries can affect anyone at any time and at any age, preventing them from going back to work or having a normal day-to-day lifestyle. However, despite the severity of musculoskeletal conditions, working with an experienced orthopedic surgeon can be a lifesaver. There are treatment options that can help those who’re injured live a more productive and happier life. Orthopedic surgeons specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bone, muscle, joint, tendon and ligament disorders or conditions. Finding the right orthopedic surgeon can transform the overall treatment experience. When trying to narrow down your options, it can be challenging to get a [...]

May 1, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Omar Tirmizi, MD | Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine Expert, Pulmonary IME

Dr. Omar Tirmizi, MD is an experienced and board-certified sleep medicine, pulmonary and internal medicine specialist based in Culver City, CA. He’s also a qualified medical examiner in California and works with legal experts and their claimants to resolve complex medical-legal cases involving internal medicine, sleep disorders, critical care and pulmonary assessments. If you’re looking for an established and reputable pulmonary IME expert or an internal medicine independent medical examiner in California, doctor Omar Tirmizi, MD is a qualified IME doctor. Professional Qualifications Dr. Tirmizi studied medicine at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan from 1983-1988 and graduated with an M.B.B.S. He did his fellowships at the University of Southern California - Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine from 1994 to 1997 where he also received the prestigious Wills [...]

May 23, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Rodney Reid, MD Psychiatrist | AME, QME & Expert Witness

Dr. Rodney Reid, MD is an experienced psychiatrist who serves locations in the Inland Empire, Orange County, Los Angeles County, and Riverside County. With over 20 years of medical practice, he actively performs Agreed Medical Evaluations (AME), Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) and serves as an expert witness services for all types of medical-legal cases that require psychiatric evaluation and reporting services. As a qualified psychiatrist AME, he works with clients in the legal and insurance sectors to help them get accurate and prompt medical evidence that answers complex questions in civil litigation, workers compensation or personal injury cases. Professional Qualifications Dr. Rodney Reid, MD is a board-certified general psychiatrist, child & adolescent psychiatrist and forensic psychiatrist. He did his residency in psychiatry at the UCLA medical Center and fellowship in forensic psychiatry [...]

May 23, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Violent Crime Medical Expert Witness

Need a violent crime medical expert witness to support your case in trial? Arrowhead Evaluation Services brings you the most experienced medical expert witnesses with years of medical-legal practice. We know that criminal cases involve complex assessments that require credible testimony. If you need help with a client’s violent crime case, we can provide you with an experienced expert witness to testify in your case. We Discuss Your Options and Answer Your Questions At AES, we provide one-on-one consultations with our panel of medical expert witnesses to discuss your options and do our best to answer all your questions. We take you through each step needed to conduct comprehensive investigations and come up with accurate, credible and defensible expert witness testimony to support your client’s case in trial. Our evidence-based reports form [...]

May 16, 2018|Categories: Blog|

5 Tips to Becoming an Expert Witness in California

Expert witnesses play one of the most critical roles in the judicial process. The testimony they provide can ultimately help win lawsuits, educate the jury on complex and technical subjects and determine the outcome of cases in trial. If you want to become an expert witness, there are numerous opportunities that are available for individuals with advanced knowledge and expertise in any professional discipline. According to experts in the industry, the diversity of civil litigation alone means that there is a consistent demand for expert witnesses in every industry. So, what does it take to become an expert witness? Here are some tips on how to become a medical expert witness in California: 1. Have the Right Professional Qualifications For starters, you need to have proper education. While there’s no formal education [...]

May 16, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Medical Malpractice Expert Witness

Need a medical malpractice expert witness? Arrowhead Evaluation Services is your trusted partner in providing medical malpractice expert witness services. Since 1987, we’ve provided the legal community in California with board-certified medical experts specializing in medical malpractice cases. Our network of practicing physicians can help answer complex medical-legal questions in a way that is straightforward and simple for a judge and/or jury to understand, including: Applicable standard of care Future medical expenses Liability of the treating physician If you’re looking for an expert witness to support a claimant’s case, we can help you. Superior Medical Record Review & Testimony Whether you want to discuss your claimant’s medical malpractice case or get an independent medical review and evidence-based reports to support a claim in court, we have a team of credible expert witnesses [...]

May 16, 2018|Categories: Blog|

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