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Medical Legal Consultation

Medical Legal Consultation


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Dr. Chin and Dr. Lau are experts in the upper extremity, face, and peripheral nervous system. These body parts comprising some of the most important determinants of human function and disability, Dr. Chin and Dr. Lau consult on a wide variety of legal cases, including personal injury, criminal justice, and California and federal worker's compensation. A diplomate of the American College of Disability Evaluating Physicians and a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California, Dr. Chin performs medical legal consultations for a variety of clients, including injured workers, employers, insurance companies, Jones Act litigants, Longshoremen, and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Dr. Chin is considered to be an expert in industrial injuries, causation, disability apportionment, and disability rating under California and federal jurisdictions. He is an authority on low-energy cumulative trauma disorders (CTD) and repetitive stress injuries (RSI) and has testified extensively on these subjects.

Dr. Chin performs the following medical legal consultation services:

  • Expert witness testimony

  • Qualified Medical Legal Evaluations

  • Agreed Medical Legal Evaluations

  • Fit-for- Duty Evaluations

  • Jones Act Medical Legal Evaluations

  • Department of Labor Disability Evaluations

  • Deposition

  • Trial Testimony

  • Worksite Evaluations

Dr. Chin and Dr. Lau provide well-considered and unbiased medical testimony and are oriented toward neither Applicant/Plaintiff nor Defense.

We also offer Medical Legal Consultation for body and face injuries through East Bay Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Click here to read more.

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