Civil Forensic Psychiatrist Dr. Silverman has consulted on the following:

Civil Law – Miscellaneous  

  • Treatment of Individuals who are involved in the Civil System
  • PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Disability Evaluations
  • American Disability Act (ADA)
  • Testamentary Capacity – capacity to make a will
  • Other Civil Competencies – enter into a contract, delegate power of attorney, delegate power of guardianship, refuse treatment, manage own financial affairs, plan advanced medical directives
  • False Allegations
  • Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Psychological Injuries
  • Standards of Care
  • Medical Record Review
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Hospital and Outpatient Standards
  • Civil Commitment
  • Military and Defense Base Acts
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Duress
  • Undue influence
  • Incitement
  • Violence Risk Assessment
  • Impaired Professionals Assessment
  • Malingering (conscious deception)
  • Secondary Gain (conscious or unconscious deception)
  • Factitious Disorders (Munchausen and others)
  • Emotional Damages
  • False Allegations
  • Substance Abuse Assessment (prescription and street drugs)
  • Stalking
  • Substance Abuse Evaluations (prescription and street drugs)
  • Intoxications (Idiosyncratic and deliberate)
  • White Collar Crime
  • Psychiatric Autopsies
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Malpractice
  • Correctional Psychiatry

 

Employment Law

  • Employment Litigation (recent ADA case in Federal Court)
  • Workplace Assessments-safety-violence, sexual harassment and hostile environments
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Disability
  • Harassment and Discrimination
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workplace Violence

 

Examples of Corporate Clients

  • Advantage Car Rental
  • AIG
  • DuPont
  • Exxon
  • KBR
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Texas State Medical Board
  • United Airlines

 

Family Law

  • Complicated Divorce and Custody Cases
  • Domestic Violence
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Parental Rights
  • Special Needs Assessments