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The firm specializes in the application of the behavioral sciences to civil and criminal litigation matters where psychiatric, psychological, neuropsychological or mental health law issues are raised. 

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  Our Specialty:

We consult on a broad range of psychiatric and psychological issues in civil litigation:
  • Personal injury litigation (including closed head injury)
  • Psychiatric and psychological malpractice cases
  • Emotional distress cases
  • Workers’ compensation litigation
  • A broad range of civil competency questions
We consult on criminal matters involving:
  • Various mental status issues
  • Defense of insanity
  • Fitness to stand trial
  • Downward departure issues
  • Workplace violence
  • Mens rea issues
  • Pre-sentence evaluations
We consult on Estate and Probate matters:
  • Will contest cases
  • Competency issues
We offer services to businesses assisting with:
  • Evaluation of dysfunctional or potentially dangerous employees in the workplace, often involving fitness for duty evaluations
Our Associates and Consultants provide:
  • Medical record and other document reviews
  • Psychiatric examinations
  • General psychological testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Conferences with attorneys or employers
  • Technical library research
  • Report writing
  • Testimony if required
Our professional staff members frequently work with other Rush University Medical Center or other Medical Center specialists including:
  • Neurologists
  • Internists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Orthopedists
  • Rheumatologists
The primary area of C&A expertise is in case evaluation and analysis, frequently coordinating psychiatric, psychological, neuropsychological and medical aspects of the case in question. Associates are also available to provide deposition or trial testimony, if indicated and required. 



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