Expert Witness and IME Neurosurgeon
For Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Product Liability Cases Nationwide
Neurosurgery MedLegal Services, LLC provides services to attorneys and insurance companies across the country in litigation on medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability claims. Led by Board-Certified neurosurgeon Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer, our firm provides expert witness testimony, litigation support and independent medical examinations (IMEs) nationwide.
Qualified by Courts Across the Country to Testify as an Expert Witness
Dr. Oppenheimer is a practicing physician and neurosurgeon with 18 years of experience serving parties in litigation as an expert witness. He has been retained as an expert dozens of times by both plaintiff and defense counsel. He has been qualified by multiple courts to testify as an expert and has provided testimony in court and arbitration proceedings, including participation in over 500 depositions.
Neurosurgery MedLegal Services is provides expert opinions on a number of issues in a variety of cases, including especially:
- Brain Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Spine Surgery
- Wrongful Death
A Leading Authority on Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Dr. Oppenheimer’s particular niche is minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has been published on the topic in Neurosurgical Focus, a publication of the Journal of Neurosurgery, the world’s leading journal in neurosurgery and the official journal of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. This expertise applies to medical malpractice cases involving spinal surgery as well as product liability cases involving spinal instrumentation. Dr. Oppenheimer is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Unbiased Opinions Based on the Evidence at Hand and Years of Experience in the Field
The role of an expert witness in litigation is to provide unbiased opinions to guide the jury in reaching conclusions on important factual issues. Our knowledgeable and experienced expert provides evidence-based opinions consistent with the facts of the case. With Neurosurgery MedLegal Services, you’ll know you’ve got an opinion you can rely on.
In addition to his skills and experience as a neurosurgeon, Dr. Oppenheimer is also a trained actor and accomplished voice-over artist who commands a strong presence when testifying in front of a jury, giving a video deposition, or being deposed by opposing counsel. Neurosurgery MedLegal Services frequently delivers a strong, water-tight report that shuts down the prospect of a trial, but if your case does proceed to trial, you know you can rely on Dr. Oppenheimer to deliver professional and polished testimony on the witness stand.
Independent Medical Examinations to Guide Coverage and Treatment Decisions
Neurosurgery MedLegal Services contracts with workers’ compensation insurance carriers and liability insurance companies to provide independent medical examinations (IMEs) in the processing of workers’ comp claims or first-party insurance claims and third-party personal injury lawsuits. We conduct a thorough review of records and a personal physical examination to help the carrier understand issues such as the cause of injury, the extent of injury, clinical status and prognosis. Dr. Oppenheimer is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
Physician Peer Review Services to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Safety
The scope of services offered at Neurosurgery MedLegal Services includes physician peer review to guide determinations of the quality of care rendered, standard of care, clinical quality, medical necessity and other issues. Your board can count on our firm to base its review on evidence-based medicine in medical malpractice claims, professional misconduct allegations and other situations where peer review is helpful in the pursuit of improving quality of care and patient safety.
Call Neurosurgery Medlegal Services for Help With Expert Testimony, Ime and Peer Review Nationwide
Insurance companies, workers’ compensation carriers, attorneys and nurses who work with law firms around the country trust Neurosurgery MedLegal Services to provide them with expert advice and opinions they can rely on when making coverage decisions, formulating case strategy and proceeding with litigation in the discovery phase and at trial. To learn more about engaging Neurosurgery MedLegal Services to help you with your personal injury, product liability or medical malpractice case, call 866-659-8051, or fill out our convenient online contact form to have our office get in touch with you.