Dr. Michelle Wolpov is an Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Expert with over 35 years of experience in her field. Dr. Wolpov is a licensed Physical Therapist, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY 1987), a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from EIM Institute of Health Professions (2011), and a master’s degree in business (MBA). She has treated patients in her own outpatient orthopedic and sports physical therapy practice founded in 2002 and located in Manalapan, NJ.
Litigation Support - Dr. Wolpov has worked as an Expert Witness in the field of Physical Therapy for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in over 26 states, and has handled over 200 cases since 2005. Offerings include: litigation consulting, standards of care, research and investigative activities, affidavits of merit, opinion reports, expert witness testimony and depositions, and court appearances.
Areas of Expertise:
Physical Therapy Standards of Care
Physical Therapist Negligence
Physical Therapy Malpractice
Orthopedic Physical Therapist Negligence
Personal Trainer Negligence
State Practice Acts
Physical Therapy Code of Ethics
APTA Guide to Physical Therapy Practice
Slip and Fall Injuries
Gym / Fitness Injuries
Utilization of Equipment & Therapeutic Modalities
Scope of Practice Issues
Physical Therapy Fraud
Physical Therapist Fraud
Billing and Coding
Use of Marketing and Advertising
Health and Safety Issues
Healthcare Utilization Management
Dr. Wolpov has worked in various types of clinical settings including hospitals, home care, assisted living, and sub-acute care, with the majority of time spent in outpatient facilities. More specifically, she has worked with patients of all ages, having orthopedic and sports injuries, to those suffering from neurological conditions, or who have had a work or motor vehicle related injury.
Dr. Wolpov has written many policies and procedures on the safe handling of post-op patients, and has reviewed best practices for rehabilitation of patients following orthopedic surgery. In addition, she has been closely affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery as part of their Rehab Network.
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Physical Therapy Osteopractic Expert Witness Jason Jones
Jason G. Jones, MS, PT, Dip. Osteopractic, Cert. SMT, Cert. DN is a practicing Physical Therapist, Osteopractor, and business owner with nearly 20 years of experience in the private practice setting, focusing on outpatient orthopedic, work-related injuries, back and neck injuries, and post-operative rehabilitation. He obtained his Diploma in Osteopractic in 2016 and is currently one of less than 250 clinicians in all of the US and Europe to hold this prestigious credential.
Mr. Jones has been the owner of Advance Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC since 2002, and is the owner and president of The PMLC Group, LLC. The PMLC group, LLC began as a concept while recognizing the need for something different in the field of medical legal consulting.
Mr. Jones recognized that there were too many non-legitimate and fraudulent injuries being awarded large settlements and judgments, as well as those that were legitimate injuries being denied the care and proper compensation they deserved. Because of this and his passion to make a difference, he founded The PMLC Group to utilize his skills, knowledge, and experience as a physical therapist to assist attorneys and insurance companies through the litigation process from start to finish.
Litigation Support - Mr. Jones has extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of work-related injuries, worker’s compensation claims, disability claims, and cases going through litigation. He has served as an advisor, fact witness, and expert witness as well as given depositions while assisting attorneys both plaintiff and defense. Mr. Jones specializes in the following areas of expertise:
Medical History Analysis
Video Surveillance Analysis
Worker's Compensation / Disability Claims
Workplace Injuries / Worker's Compensation Claim
Physical Therapy Medical Malpractice / Standard of Care
David A.Sugar, MD, is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has been in practice since 1997. Working as a general Orthopaedic Surgeon, he has treated an extremely wide array of Orthopaedic conditions and injuries.
Dr. Sugar has served as the Managing Partner in a group as large as 11 doctors and worked on the Surgical QI Committee ( currently serves as the Chairman) at the 35th largest hospital in the United States. Dr. Sugar is currently the principal surgeon at Sugar Orthopaedics where they provide surgical and non-surgical treatments for muscular and skeletal problems of all types.
Litigation Support - Dr Sugar has offered expert witness services for attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant for 20 years. His services include independent medical evaluations (IMEs), medical record review, thorough reporting, depositions, and trial testimony. Dr. Sugar's cases have a heavy emphasis on Fractures, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine,and Pediatric Orthopaedics.