A Guide to Rehabilitation Testimony: The Expert's Role as an Educator

A Guide to Rehabilitation Testimony: The Expert's Role as an Educator

By: Paul M. Deutsch (author)Hardback

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Anyone working in the rehabilitation arena these days is fully aware of the potential for litigation. Whether you are a counselor, life care planner, case manager, researcher, nurse, or technical expert, the chances of being called to give a deposition or make a courtroom appearance increase daily. Today, the role of the rehabilitation professional is not getting any easier. With litigation more than a possibility in any disability or catastrophic illness case, rehabilitation experts, both plaintiff and defense, need to present themselves in the very best light possible. Guide to Rehabilitation Testimony: The Expert's Role as an Educator offers something for everyone, novice and expert alike. Here are 10 comprehensive chapters of courtroom-tested procedures that work. Also provided are 11 valuable appendices. In over 23 years of working as a rehabilitation professional, Dr. Deutsch has spent thousands of hours giving testimony. Here are tried and proven methods of handling yourself and your material in a legal setting.

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Contents

The Dual Role of the Rehabilitation Expert Utilizing the Rehabilitation Expert: A Defense Attorney's Perspective - Dennis A. Vandenberg Utilizing the Rehabilitation Expert: A Plaintiff Attorney's Perspective - Paul E. Godlewski Qualifying the Expert and Defining the Role of the Rehabilitation Professional The Presentation of the Evaluation, Data Gathering, and Test Procedures Presenting the Non-catastrophic Case Presenting the Catastrophic Injury Case and Life Care Plan The Role of the Economist: Coordinating with the Rehabilitation Expert - Frederick A. Raffa, Ph.D. Understanding Structured Settlements: The Role of the Rehabilitation Professional in Working with the Annuity Broker - Richard C. Raffa Glossary of Legal Terms Appendices A: Philosophical Focus for the Rehabilitation Professional: Nine Steps to Reducing Stress in Testimony B: Questions for Qualifying the Rehabilitation Expert C: Questions for Educating the Judge or Jury on Evaluation Procedures D: Questions for the Non-Catastrophic Rehabilitation Case E: Questions for Presentation of the Catastrophic Injury F-1: Questions for Attorneys to Use in Deposing the Injured Party F-2: Clinical Interview and History for Chronic Pain/Chronic Disability F-3: Clinical Interview and History for Head and Spinal Cord Injury F-4: Clinical Interview and History for Pediatrics G: File Check List for Testimony Preparation H: Life Care Plan Shell Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9781878205025
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781878205025
  • weight: 997
  • ISBN10: 1878205021

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