Mohan Nair, MD, trained at the University of California (Irvine) and Harvard and is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in:
Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for both adults and children involving brain injury, frequently and tragically combined with chronic pain and severe psychological trauma (PTSD). He is committed to comprehensive and accurate forensic examinations, quality neuropsychological assessment, and use of the most up to date technology available in the field. Litigation Support - Dr. Nair has provided extensive trial testimony in defense and plaintiffs cases. With cases primarily involving Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, he provides and coordinates medical, psychological, neuropsychological, toxicological, and imaging experts for complex civil litigation.
Dr. Nair is familiar with the milieu of the courtroom and its adversarial nature that can be intimidating for non-forensic scientists. He will provide timely and jargon free IME reports when needed and prepare for and withstand forceful cross examinations. He provides the full spectrum expert witness services for personal injury/civil litigation, criminal cases, private disability, medical board investigations, and employment litigation, including confidential consultations, record reviews, litigation support for IME, depositions, witness preparation, and trial testimony.
Paul T. Fogle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1971, working extensively in acute, subacute, and convalescent hospitals. He has maintained a private practice since 1980, specializing in children and adults with neurological disorders, stuttering, voice disorders, and cleft lip and palate.
Background Experience: Dr. Fogle was a university professor for 35 years (now Professor Emeritus), teaching primarily graduate courses in Neurology and Neuropathologies of Adults and Children, Swallowing Disorders / Dysphagia, Gerontology, Voice Disorders, Cleft Lip and Palate, and Counseling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists. He has made almost 150 presentations at state, national, and international conventions and conferences, and has presented all-day seminars and workshops on a variety of topics in cities throughout the U.S. and in several foreign countries.
Dr. Fogle has authored or co-authored five textbooks (currently working on his sixth, Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children, and Adolescents) and four therapy manuals that are used in universities, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and clinics throughout the U.S. and other English-speaking countries.
Litigation Support: Dr. Fogle has worked as an expert witness for either plaintiff or defense on over 30 medical-legal cases and a few criminal cases. He has provided testimony in at least 15 depositions and a few court trials. He has attended trainings and seminars provided by attorneys and judges on writing IME reports and testifying in depositions and court trials. Dr. Fogle is available for telephone consultations and conferences, reviewing documents, and testifying in depositions and court trials. He will travel as needed.
With broad education, training, and experience, Dr. Fogle has the unique ability to work with a great variety of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders of children and adults, from neonatal intensive care units (NICU) to the last moments of life, and in numerous settings (schools, hospitals - [acute, subacute, convalescent], rehabilitation centers, clinics, and private practice).
Dr. Fogle has considerable expertise in reviewing large amounts of medical-legal documents (depositions, physician and hospital reports, educational records, and other documents), testifying in depositions, and some expertise in testifying in court trials. Of particular interest to him are challenging cases involving a neurological disorder, attention deficit disorder, stuttering, voice disorder, or cleft lip and palate. His cases have also included criminal, in which the person currently has or has had the need for services of a speech-language pathologist.
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Dr. Farr Ajir, MD, MBA, FACS, CIME, is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon with more than 35 years of experience in the treatment of disorders of the Brain and Spine. He is also Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME).
Dr. Ajir has been staff neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Systems.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and California Association of Neurological Surgeons. He is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) with many years of leadership and administrative experience in healthcare delivery.
Litigation Support - As an expert neurosurgeon with decades of experience, Dr. Ajir offers services to attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant. He performs Independent Medical Exammination, and provides expert reviews and medical-legal opinions. Dr. Ajir holds medical licenses in California, Montana, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin, and Utah.
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Saman Hazany, MD, is a board and CAQ certified Neuroradiologist, who did his radiology residency training at BIDMC of Harvard University. His main expertise is in Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Epilepsy, and Stroke.
Dr. Hazany is a staff neuroradiologist at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System and an associate professor in the division of neuroradiology at the University of Southern California. He has worked at multiple level 1 trauma, stroke, and rehabilitation centers such as BIDMC of Harvard University, LA County USC, and Rancho Los Amigos for more than 9 years, where he has gained a great deal of experience with trauma and stroke imaging.
In addition, as the epilepsy expert neuroradiologist of the USC surgical epilepsy consortium, Dr. Hazany has contributed to the care of numerous patients with epilepsy. He has designed and led multiple clinical trials and research projects involving neurologic diseases.
Litigation Support: Dr. Hazany serves as an expert witness and litigation consultant for cases involving Neuroradiology. He specializes in the clinical, academic, and legal aspects of neurological disorders. Dr. Hazany's services include medical record review, thorough reporting, deposition, and trial testimony as needed.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Depression Drug & Alcohol Specific Phobia Sexual Offense Adjustment Disorder Family Proceedings Personal Injury Criminal Reports Head Injury Capacity
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Lee D. Cranberg, MD, is a Neurologist and Behavioral Neurologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He has 30+ years of clinical experience combining patient care and teaching. He is past President of the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry.
Litigation Support – Dr. Cranberg is available to review medical records, discuss and write up his opinions, and testify at deposition and trial. He works with both plaintiffs and defendants.
Dr. Cranberg has handled personal injury, medical malpractice, competency, testamentary capacity, and criminal cases.
Thorough in his reviews and precise in his opinions, Dr. Cranberg is skilled at explaining complex and technical issues to a lay audience.
Testimonial – "I found Dr. Cranberg to be very thorough, resourceful, and exceedingly well prepared. He was very precise at his deposition and stood up well against a very seasoned lawyer. He knew the medical records better than either the defense lawyer or I did. The case settled; so I cannot tell you how he did before a jury, but I had complete confidence that he would have presented well. He was very easy to work with and was very accessible. He bills fairly. I would not hesitate to use him again." - Charles Muchmore, Esq.
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Dr. Lorne Sheldon Label, MD, MBA, FAAN, is a Board Certified Neurologist who has extensive training in the treatment of all neurological diseases of adults and children. The field deals with brain, spinal cord, nerve and muscle disorders. Dr. Label has been recognized by the court as having the education, experience, training, and knowledge to assist in rendering an opinion on the subject of Adult and Pediatric Neurology and Acupuncture. His ability is in explaining complicated methods and procedures, technical medical matters and data, as well as interpreting and rendering opinions about a certain set of facts to the court.
Dr. Label has offered his Expert Witness testimony to the legal industry for over 35 years. He has been retained as an Expert by attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense over 200 times. His services are available for Medical Record Review and Testimony, Medical Malpractice Cases, and Insurance Questions Regarding Neurological Issues.CV available on website or by email.
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