PSYCHIATRIC MALPRACTICE, STANDARDS OF CARE...
These evaluations can be requested by the defense or the plaintiff. The reports reflect local jurisdictional standards. The issues of duty, breach of duty, proximate cause and resulting damages will be described in the context of the specific form(s) of the alleged psychiatric malpractice, i.e.
The format of the report will vary in relation to the form(s) of malpractice in question. The party making the request for the evaluation is responsible for providing the necessary collateral information. (These include and are not limited to complete medical and psychiatric records, copies of non-abbreviated versions of depositions, policies, procedures and/or practice guidelines of an institution/entity involved in the litigation, local jurisdictional standard for determination of malpractice, etc.)
- Insanity Defense / Criminal Responsibility - Competency to Stand Trial - Diminished Capacity -
- Capital Sentencing / Mitigation - Sexual Offender Evaluations - Violence Risk Assessments -
- Suicide Risk Assessments - Medico-Legal Issues in Correctional Psychiatry - Juvenile Transfer -
- Disability Evaluations / Independent Medical Evaluations - Discrimination -
- Workers' Compensation - Personal Injury / Psychiatric Harm -
- Psychiatric Malpractice / Standards of Care - Americans with Disabilities Act -
- Sexual Harassment - Workplace Violence Assessments - Detection of Malingering -
- Testamentary Capacity & various other civil and criminal competencies - other forensic issues
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