ForensisGroup Hoyer Lift Expert Witnesses have extensive experience with this device that lets a patient to be lifted and transferred with little physical effort.
They have worked with this common equipment in rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and nursing homes, as well as with their design testing, and operation.
Our Hoyer lift experts are called upon to opine in cases of medical device product failure, personal injury actions for patient injuries, and in cases regarding the hospital or care facility’s standard of care.
Nursing home abuse lawsuits are filed against care facilities on behalf of patients, alleging that the staff at nursing homes drop patients during routine transfer from a wheelchair to the bed while using a Hoyer Lift. The facility licensee is frequently sued for malpractice, and wrongful death lawsuit also name associated management companies.
Our experts assist attorneys and insurance investigators with cases concerning Hoyer lift safety, staff training, and appropriate operation. They also have worked on cases with Medicare coverage of full-body or stand-assist patient lifts as durable medical equipment (DME).
Our experts are physical therapists, physicians, and nurses who have used and worked with Hoyer lifts for an extensive period of time. They also are engineers who develop and design medical equipment such as Hoyer lifts.
ForensisGroup is a full-service company that specializes in expert witness referral. Our experts have years of industry experience and can play a critical part in the outcome of your matter. Please contact us to retain a credible Hoyer Lift expert for your case.
I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.