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Michael F. Arrigo

Managing Partner

No World Borders

Four Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 653-8933 101 Alternate: (949) 633-5664 Email: marrigo@noworldborders.com Website: www.noworldborders.com

Specialties

Healthcare regulations and reimbursement including HIPAA Privacy and Security, HITECH Act (Meaningful Use), Medicare Fraud, Medical Coding and Billing, False Claims Act, Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, ICD-9, CPT codes, DRGs.

Degrees/Licenses

Bachelor of Science; Masters (Exp 2017), Biomedical Informatics.

Formal Education

Studies in Biomedical Informatics, Stanford Medical School, 2015; Studies in Bioethics, Harvard Law School, 2018; Medical coding and billing in multiple specialties; HIPAA Privacy and Security Certification; Certified Ambulance Billing Documentation Specialist

Previous/Current Position

Managing Partner, Healthcare Practice; Managing Partner, Global FDA pharmacovigilance system, Abbott Labs; Senior Vice President for two Fortune 100 firms

Prof. Affiliations

Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Publications

Healthcare IT News, GovHealthIT, Mobile Health News, Healthcare Financial Management Association

Prior Expert

150 cases including expert report, deposition, court testimony in Federal, State Courts and Arbitrations. Presentations to the U.S. HHS OIG, three retentions by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Transportation. To date, a Chief U.S. District Judge, two U.S. District Judges, State Judges, and Arbitrators denied motions to exclude Arrigo or consented to a stipulations of Arrigo's expert qualifications. The U.S. Court of Appeals considered my opinions as adduced in an appellant attorney's Defendant-Appellant brief and subsequently reversed a lower court.

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Barry Lionel Posner

Owner

Posner Healthcare Consulting

1902 Prosser Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 903-7987 Email: blionelp@gmail.com Website: www.posnerhealthcare.com

Specialties

Healthcare Billing & Cost Analyses, Alignment of Services Delivery and Insurance, Managed Care Operations, Accountable Care Organizations, Medicare, Medicaid, & ACA Program Management, Healthcare Provider Reimbursement & Incentive Strategies.

Formal Education

Master of Science - Healthcare Administration; Bachelor of Science - Health Science and Administration; Associate of Science - Math/Science.

Previous/Current Position

Senior Manager - Blue Shield of California, 2003 - Present; Director of Medical Economics - Cigna Healthcare of California; Senior Contracts Manager - Kaiser Permanente; Health Issues Coordinator - Los Angeles County Medical Association.

Prof. Affiliations

American College of Healthcare Executives; Los Angeles County Bar Association - Expert Witness; Forensic Expert Witness Association.

Publications

TAKE CONTROL of YOUR HEALTHCARE COSTS

Prior Expert

Hampton v. Amgen Holdings; L.A. Superior Court; civil tort. Medical billing appropriateness; Tender Care v. Misa; U.S. District Court; civil tort. Termination of Medicare provider number; Zaniewicz v. Mahal; San Joaquin Superior Court; civil tort. medical Billing appropriateness; American Arbitration; Contract disputes.

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Nora Ostrofe MBA, CEA, CVA

Senior Economist

J.S. Held

San Francisco Headquarters
1999 Harrison Street, Ste. 1440
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 388-4415 Alternate: (510) 740-0376 Fax: (510) 740-0392 Email: nostrofe@jsheld.com Website: www.JSheld.com

Specialties

Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in the following practice areas: business interruption; business valuation; class action (product liability, wage and hour); divorce | marital dissolution; employment (including class action, wage and hour, wrongful termination); personal injury (including maritime and medical malpractice); valuation of life care plans; and wrongful death.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; MBA; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley; Certified Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA

Formal Education

BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary’s College; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley

Prof. Affiliations

American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA); Collegium of Pecuniary Damage Experts (CPDE); National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE); National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Publications

Provided upon request.

Prior Expert

Provided upon request.

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Jonathan S. Rutchik MD, MPH, FACOEM, FAAN

Associate Professor/
Neurology and Occupational Environmental Medicine

UCSF

35 Miller Avenue
Suite 331
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 381-3133 Alternate: (415) 606-1465 Fax: (415) 381-3131 Email: jsrutch@neoma.com Website: www.neoma.com

Specialties

Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Neurotoxicology, Metals (Aluminum, Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, Manganese, Thallium, Tin, Zinc), Solvents, Pesticides, Carbon Monoxide, Electromyography, Environmental Exposures, Chemical Exposures, Toxic Neuropathy, Mold, Head Injuries, Head Trauma, Concussion, Chronic Pain. Neurological Fitness for Duty; police, firefighter, commercial driver, safety sensitive positions.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; MPH; FACOEM; FAAN

Anthony D. Andre, PhD

Founding Principal

Human Factors Law

Bay Area, CA and Reno, NV
Phone: (408) 966-9355 Alternate: (408) 342-9052 Email: thehumanfactorsexpert@gmail.com Website: www.humanfactorslaw.com

Specialties

Human factors, ergonomics, personal injury accidents of all types (auto, bicycle, boat, motorcycle, pedestrian, skateboard), slips and falls, healthcare medical device design, medication errors, healthcare malpractice, medication errors, user interface design, warnings, instructions, signage, web and automation design, automation, risk analysis.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, CPE

Formal Education

B.S., M.A. and Ph.D. in Human Factors and Ergonomics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Previous/Current Position

Founding Principal, Interface Analysis Associates (1993 to Present)
Adjunct Professor, San Jose State University (1993 to Present)
Founding Principal, Human Factors Law LLC (2005 to Present)
Senior Research Associate, San Jose State University Foundation, NASA Ames Research Center (1996 - 2007)
Principal Scientist and Senior Design Research - Aerospace Human Factors, Western Aerospace Labs, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center (1992 - 1996)

Honors/Awards

Past president and Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). Outstanding Lecturer of the Year from Davidson College of Engr, SJSU.

Prof. Affiliations

Co-founder of Ergo-X conference, Founder of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare. Editor in Chief of Human Factors in Healthcare.

Publications

Published and presented extensively on human factors issues including application of human factors/ergonomics analysis to fields such as healthcare, aviation, work environments and consumer products.

Prior Expert

Please send request for the full legal consultation history.

Alexandra Clarfield PhD

Consulting, Psychological Assessment, Expert Witness Testimony

1223 High Street
C-1
Auburn, CA 95003
Phone: (707) 331-5389 Fax: (707) 634-1402 Email: aeclarfieldphd@gmail.com Website: www.alexandraclarfield.com

Specialties

Cases involving personal injury, employment issues and psychologist malpractice, as well as cases related to alternative treatment modalities. Assessment issues, among others: PTSD, psychological damages, disability/impairment, malingering, and harassment and discrimination.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, Clinical Psychology
MS, Social Psychology
BS, Psychology

Specialties

Prison medicine; Corrections access to care; Infectious disease in prison and jail; Emergency, Acute, Chronic, Hospice Care; Trauma and Assault; In-custody Heat Injuries; Pain Control; Inmate Mental Health.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; FAAFP; CCHP-P; Licensed in CA

Jeffrey G. Light DDS

Maxillofacial Prosthodontist

2650 21st Street, Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) 451-9400 Fax: (916) 456-9157 Email: jeffreylight66@yahoo.com

Specialties

Specialist in prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics; Restorative dentistry; Dental malpractice; Oral implant prosthodontics; TMJ disorders; Atypical dental/facial pain; Cranial-mandibular-cervical dysfunction; Certified qualified medical examiner; Expert witness; Assistance in case presentation. Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists. Board Eligible.

Degrees/Licenses

BS, DDS, Lic. #30381 (CA), QME Lic. 003606.

Michael F. Sedrak, MD

A Medical Corporation

10336 Wilshire Blvd., #602
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 728-0494 Fax: (619) 209-7888 Email: mike@sedrak.org

Specialties

Includes: bariatric/breast/general/laparoscopic surgery, burns, emergency, trauma, hernia, medical peer review, case analysis, medical malpractice (screen cases for merit, medical record review, medical bill auditing, standard of care evaluation, identify medical record tampering, identify adherence or deviation from standard of care).

Degrees/Licenses

M.D., CA and NY.

James G. Tappan MD

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

James G. Tappan, MD

20 W. 3rd Avenue, #602
San Mateo, CA 94402-7115
Phone: (650) 347-5065 Alternate: (650) 642-0149 Email: jgtobg@msn.com

Specialties

Board-certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology; Expertise in Laparoscopy, Peer Review, Standard of Care, Causation. Expert witness experienced in case review, report preparation, testimony at deposition and trial; plaintiff and defense. Criminal cases involving alleged sexual assault. Evaluation of the impact of accidents on pregnancy outcome.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, MD (CA), FACOG, FACS.

Elliott M. Stein MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

525 Midvale Way
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 672-9352 Email: geripsych@aol.com Website: www.elliottsteinmd.com

Specialties

I am available to serve as an expert witness, and provide legal and forensic consultation, medical record reviews, and assessments concerning psychiatric issues in older individuals, including testamentary capacity, contested wills and trusts, competence, undue influence, dementia, delirium, Alzheimer's, depression, anxiety, psychosis, nursing homes, assisted living, hospitals, psychotropic medication, Medicare.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D., licensed in CA and FL.

Formal Education

B.S., Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 1965-1969; M.D., Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1969-1973; Internship and Residency, Psychiatry, Herrick Memorial Hospital, Berkeley, CA, 1973-1976.

Registration and Licenses

Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry, Board Certified in Psychiatry.

Previous/Current Position

Clinical Psychiatrist in Geriatric Psychiatry program, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center 2021-present. Psychiatric Consultant to San Francisco Towers CRCC Life Care Community 2020 - present. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Voluntary), University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Served as Director of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital for the Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010-2020. Previously in Private Practice of Geriatric and Older Adult Psychiatry in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida for 33 years. I have been Medical Director for the Community Mental Health Center of Miami Beach, Medical Director of an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry program, and Medical Director of an Inpatient Mood Disorder program, as well as consulting at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and other facilities.

Honors/Awards

Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Distinguished Fellow of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In 1997, given the Founder’s Award by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry for contributions to the field, only the 3rd recipient in 35 years. In 2001, given the Weinberg Memorial Award in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, their highest award in Geriatric Psychiatry. ln 2003, was the first recipient of the Clinician of the Year Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In 2004, given Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Miami School of Medicine. Listed in Best Doctors in America beginning 1992. Board of Directors (1982-1985) and twice elected President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (1985-1987). Treasurer (1989-1993) and on Board of Directors (1993-1997) of the International PsychoGeriatric Association, and Member of the Task Force on Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence (2007-2016).

Prof. Affiliations

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Northern California Psychiatric Society, American Geriatrics Society, Gerontological Association of America, International PsychoGeriatric Association. American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and Member of the Geriatric Psychiatry and the Law Committee (2202-2024).

Publications

Author/co-author of multiple books and book chapters, and articles in the professional literature. Lecturer at local, regional, national, and international conferences. Recent publications include "Geriatric Psychiatric Outpatient Care: The Private Practice Model in the USA", in the textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, 3rd Edition (2011), and "Does your client have testamentary capacity? Mental health and memory issues that affect estate planning." California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, 17 (2), 2011.

Prior Expert

Legal consultation regarding Geriatric Psychiatry matters in more than 70 cases. I have worked with attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

John A. Budny MBA, PhD

President

PharmaCal, Ltd.

2205 Hilltop Drive
#190
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: (818) 706-8490 Alternate: (800) 498-2351 Email: jabudny@medtoxexpert.com Website: www.medtoxexpert.com

Specialties

Toxicology, Pharmacology, Wrongful Death, Drug-Related Impairments, In Custody Death, Drug-Related Sexual Assault

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, MBA, BS

Formal Education

PhD - The Ohio State University College of Medicine
MBA - Pepperdine University
BS - Lewis University

Previous/Current Position

Industrial Toxicologist - 20+ years
Consulting and Expert Witness Toxicologist - 30+ years
Roundtable of Toxicology Consultants
Editorial Board, International Journal of Toxicology

Honors/Awards

National Institutes of Health Fellow for Graduate Studies
MBA Degree with Honors

Prof. Affiliations

Society of Toxicology, American College of Toxicology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, The American Institute of Chemists, Association of Consulting Chemists

Publications

50+ Peer Reviewed Publications (Research Articles, Book Chapters, Toxicology/Forensic/Medical Book Reviews)
300+ Confidential Consulting Reports for Clients
10+ Patents

Prior Expert

30+ years, Multiple State Superior and District Courts and various Federal District Courts
Deposition and Trial Testimonies

Frederick J. Fisher J.D., CCP

President

Fisher Consulting Group

214 Main Street
Ste 181
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: (310) 426-2105 Alternate: (310) 413-6200 Fax: (310) 356-3355 Email: fjfisher@fishercg.com Website: www.fishercg.com

Specialties

Insurance Agent /Broker Professional Liability; Wholesale / MGA/MGU Insurance Professional Liability; Insurer Bad Faith; Claims Adjuster/ TPA Professional Liability; other types of professional Liability / Standard of Care in a selective basis, Insurance Regulatory Expert on a selective basis.

Degrees/Licenses

J.D. degree; California Insurance Agent, Broker and Surplus Lines License; California Insurance Adjuster License

Formal Education

B.A., UC Berkeley, 1972; J.D. Degree, 1976 - Lincoln University Law School, San Francisco, Ca. (merged into USF Law School)

Previous/Current Position

President - Fisher Consulting Group 2010 - Present.; 1994 - 2010, Founder, President and CEO, Post Acquisition; Sr. Vice President, E.L.M Insurance Brokers (includes predecessor Sole-Proprietorship prior to Incorporation); 1975 - 1995, Staff Adjuster/Vice-President; Founder/President of The Fisher Associates, Adjusters (includes Predecessor Firm of Miller &Gilbert, Inc). Six 6 year Member, Board of Trustees; 1998, President of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

Honors/Awards

2019 recipient of the PLUS Founders Award

Prof. Affiliations

PLUS; The CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance); Sr. Tech. Advisor of Professional Liability Insurance, published by the International Risk Management Institute; 2021 Co-Chair of the Ins. Agent - Broker Committee; Prof Liab. Def. Federation.

Publications

Over 75 articles in Insurance Trade Journals on Professional Liability Prevention, Coverage and related issues from 1979 through current.

Prior Expert

30 years experience, over the past 10 years: retained on over 80 Cases, 17 trials + depositions; 50-50 Plaintiff/defense work.

William Dillin, MD

Spine Surgery & Spine Medicine

Independent Spine Evaluation Inc.

6100 Center Drive
#810
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (424) 209-1879 Fax: (424) 209-1879 Email: w.dillin@independentspine.com Website: www.spineinformation.com

Specialties

Dr. Dillin performs IME's and reviews Med-Legal and Legal cases with spine related issues.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D.

Roughan & Associates at Linc, Inc.

President

Jan Roughan

465 N. Halstead Street
Suite 120
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 351-0991 ext 216 Fax: (626) 351-0992 Email: info@linc.biz Website: www.linc.biz

Specialties

Ms. Roughan is a rehabilitation nurse specialist who functions in the capacity of case manager, life care planner and expert witness. Roughan & Associates at LINC, Inc., is nationally recognized and provides both Case Management and Medical/Legal Consulting service. It has been in existence since 1987, providing coordination of patient care; construction of Life Care Plans; and, consultative services to both the defense and plaintiff bar on simple and complex cases which range from infancy to the senior population. Diagnoses with which Roughan & Associates nurse specialists work, include, but are not limited to Neurological Injuries (Brain and Spinal Cord Injury); Burns; Orthopedic Injures; Amputation; Chronic Pain; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; etc.

Degrees/Licenses

BSN; PHN; RN; CRRN/ABSNC; CNLCP®; CCM

Registration and Licenses

Certified Nurse Life Care Planner; Certified Rehabilitation Nurse; Certified Case Manager

James L. Chen

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

James L Chen MD Inc

450 Sutter Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 900-3000 Fax: (415) 900-3001 Email: JAMESCHENMD@GMAIL.COM Website: www.aosportsmed.com

Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Knee/Shoulder/Hip/Elbow/Foot/Ankle/Hand/Wrist Surgery, Fracture Care, Joint Replacement Surgery, Independent Medical Evaluation, Medical Record Evaluation.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; MPH.

Formal Education

BA, Swarthmore College, 1998; MD, University of California Davis, 2006; MPH, University of California Berkeley, 2000.

Registration and Licenses

Board Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, California Medical License A102032.

Previous/Current Position

Fellowship Director - San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Clinical Professor - University of California San Francisco, Faculty - San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency, Faculty - Current Issues of MRI in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Review - The Knee Journal.

Prof. Affiliations

Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.

Prior Expert

Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.

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