Recorded CLE Seminars
(2013) IME vs. Treating Physician – Spine Surgery
Credits: 2 General CLE Credits
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Course Description: In a spine surgery case, the medical experts are expected to testify to diagnosis, prognosis and causation. NRCP 16.1(a)(2) has recently been amended by Order of the Supreme Court of the State of Nevada to clarify disclosure requirements for retained versus treating physician experts. Andrew Cash, M.D., a Las Vegas spine surgeon, discusses his methodology for determining injury etiology, performing a history and physical exam, what differences may exist between a treating physician and retained expert work up and analysis, and participating in the litigation process. Also, you will hear from a plaintiff and defense attorney who routinely litigate spine cases.
List of topics:
2012 Amendment to NRCP 16.1(a)(3)
– Disclosure Requirements of Retained vs. Treating Physician Experts
– Timing of Rebuttal Expert Disclosures
– Who is a True Rebuttal Expert
– Treating Physician Rendering Forensic Opinions
– Rule 35 Examinations
– Live Orthopedic “IME”
Plaintiff’s Treating Physician or Plaintiff “IME”
– Scope of Opinions
– Foundation for Opinions
– Preparing Your Expert
– Presenting Your Expert
– Pre-IME Communication for Scope of Review, Exam and Opinions
– Direct Examination
– Special Considerations
- Andrew Cash, M.D., Desert Institute of Spine Care
- Brett A. Carter, Esq., Benson Bertoldo Baker & Carter, Chtd.
- Tom Winner, Esq., Atkin Winner & Sherrod
This seminar was recorded on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
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