Handexpertwitness.com is a medical legal network of Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons who hold advanced certifications in Hand Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Our highly trained and seasoned experts are well-respected by the hand and upper extremity community and skilled in evaluating and treating all upper extremity conditions, including the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, and fingers. Our experts have been in active orthopaedic practices for over 15 years and share combined annual encounters of 20,000 patient visits and 5,000 surgeries.
Our network physicians are fellows of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and active members of both the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS). Their commitment to leadership in orthopaedic medicine has earned them the prestigious designation of Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), achieved by fewer than 10% of orthopaedic surgeons.
Our experts have consistently met the Daubert and Frye standards, and a judge has deemed their testimony scientifically or technically valid in all cases. In addition, our experts abide by the AAOS Standards of Professionalism for Orthopaedic Expert Opinion and Testimony.
Our mission is to provide the legal community with the most up-to-date and advanced information on orthopedic upper extremity care while promoting the highest standards of practice and holding physicians and companies accountable for their actions.
Our vision is to lead the industry by providing accurate and reliable information to the legal community while promoting ethical and responsible behavior among orthopedic providers and companies and ultimately reducing the number of frivolous lawsuits.
Our experts provide services for both the Defense and the Plaintiff and accept cases based on merit.
- Declaration Statement
- Medical Record Review
- Case Merit Evaluation
- Causation and Apportionment
- Future Medical Need and Cost Analysis
- Independent Medical Examination
- Trial Preparation
Types of Cases Reviewed
- Personal Injury
- Medical Malpractice/Standard of Care
- Industrial Accidents/Workers' Compensation
- Insurance and Related Issues