Exposing Deceptive Defense Doctors

Strategies and pattern questions for revealing dishonesty, bias, overreaching, and incompetence by defense doctors in multiple specialties. Includes chapters devoted to commonly-encountered injuries.

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The new edition of Exposing Deceptive Defense Doctors overflows with new text, practice tips, strategic advice, forms and appendices. The highlights include new or expanded coverage of a broad range of topics, including: :

What to Do Before and After the Defense Medical Exam

  • New! Appendix: Analysis of Defense Doctor’s Physical Examination, covers 13 areas of examination and includes tips for comparing the video of the exam to the DME’s report.
  • New! Form: Stipulation Authorizing Defense Neuropsychological Exam.

What to Do Before, During, and After the Deposition

  • How to read, understand and analyze EMT records; and questions to ask on cross.
  • New!Appendix: Top Background Research Strategies for Exposing Misrepresented Credentials

Cross-Examining Psychologists, Neuropsychologists, & Psychiatrists

  • How/why to videotape neuropsychological testing.
  • How/why to question the psychometrist who administered the tests.

New Chapter! Bias In Neuropsychological Assessments

  • The role of culture in neuropsychological assessments.
  • Sexism in medicine and litigation.
  • Microaggressions in testing, with tips to help your clients prepare for and deal with microaggressions.
  • Cultural cues in interviews and testing, and how to address cultural cues at trial.
  • Biased normative samples, including as related to gender-diverse clients; race norms; and race-based adjustments in testing.
  • Practical tips for combating soft science in the courtroom.

Cross-Examining Radiologists and Neuroradiologists

  • How to use the MRI software “audit trail” to prove the DME is lying about reviewing the images.
  • How software embedded in the MRI may alter the images by “smoothing,” and invalidate the DME’s conclusions.

Psychological Tests

  • Additional coverage of: MMPI-3; Dot Counting Test; PTSD Checklist; Rey Complex Figure Test; and Smell Identification Test.


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