Sleep medicine expert witnesses are doctors who are board-certified in sleep medicine; they can provide expert opinion the cause and treatment of sleeping disorders. Sleep medicine expert consulting may provide valuable insight into such areas as internal medicine, psychiatry, head and neck disorders, otolaryngology, or other medical issues, each of which may be related to a lawsuit involving the use of sleep medicine.
As with any lawsuit concerning medical treatment, sleep medicine expert witnesses may be asked to provide an expert opinion regarding a case of medical malpractice, as failing to properly inform a patient of his or her treatment, neglecting a patient, administering the wrong type of medicine, making a misdiagnosis, or any other unforeseen problem would be grounds for a possible lawsuit.
Sleeping disorders are often caused by problems with mental health, many sleep medicine expert witnesses may have backgrounds in psychiatry or psychology, as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic fatigue, or other mental issues may result in sleeping disorders and require sleep medicine as a necessary form of treatment.
Sleep medicine expert witnesses may also have experience with ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders, as such problems may be the cause of sleep apnea and other sleep conditions. Sleep medicine, as well as certain types of surgical procedures, may be utilized in the event of a severe sleeping disorder.
ForensisGroup works at locating only the most authoritative of experts for attorneys, no matter what the case. Call us today to learn more, or fill out and Submit An Expert Request Form to find a board certified sleep medicine doctor as an expert witness for your case.