Expert Witness Services

Ophthalmology Expert Witness

Dr. Tannenbaum provides professional and expert witness services on ophthalmology including: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery and Traumatic Eye Injuries

Telephone Conference & Meetings

You can schedule a telephone conference or meeting with Dr. Tannenbaum as often as needed to discuss your case. Any issues or concerns that may arise or strategies to prepare for depositions and courtroom testimony can also be discussed.

Expert Witness Testimony – Plantiff & Defense

Dr. Tannenbaum can travel to testify where required, whether locally or nationally throughout the United States.

Expert Witness Experience

Jayd Schroeder v. Steven Wright/ Nicholas Parcher, March 2019
Plaintiff sustained injuries as a result of blunt force trauma by police.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided FederalRule 26 Report.

Carol Moskowitz v. Dr. Susan Lusombe, May 2018
Plaintiff with progressive glaucoma and vision loss after cataract surgery.
Review of medical records. Provided Certified Expert Medical Opinion.

State of Alaska vs. Anthony Jenkins-Alexie, March 2018
Defendant charged with first degree murder secondary to gunshot wound to the eye.
Review of records on behalf of defendent. Provided oral report.

Chevalier v. Kresge Eye Institute, June 2017
Plaintiff sustained complications subsequent to laser peripheral iridotomy.
Review of medical records. Provided affidavit. Testified at Deposition.

Wicker v. Lasik Vision Institute, June 2017
Plaintiff sustained complications post lasik.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Dial v. America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, March 2017
62 year old man with missed diagnosis of primary open angle glaucoma.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of Plaintiff. Provided Affidavit.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, March 2017
49 year old with complications subsequent to surgery to repair retinal detachment.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, March 2017
56 year old with delayed diagnosis of retinal detachment.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Wright vs. Ross Dress for Less, February 2017
73 year old with slip and fall and alleged ocular trauma
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf defendant. Testified at trial.

Designated Independent Reviewer, November 2016
62 year old dentist with posterior vitreous detachment.
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

Haynes v. United States, January 2016
66 year old man who sustained complications subsequent to laser peripheral iridotomy.
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition.

Graycee McDonald vs. HCL Inglewood Village, LLC, June 2016
Ocular trauma secondary to slip and fall.
Review of records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, March 2016
58 year old dentist with decreased vision due to ocular surface disease.
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

Esters v. B&H Education Holdings, August 2015
Review of records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Nieto v. Sasaki, July 2015
52 year old man with complications secondary to glaucoma surgery.
Review of records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Fitzgerald v. Sarno, June 2015
69 year old woman with progressive glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff.  Testified at deposition.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2015
18 year old girl with juvenile glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Jeffery Brown v. Atlantis Eyecare, January 2015
50 year old man with primary open angle glaucoma.
Reviewed medical record on behalf of Plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, October 2014
75 year old man with  progressive glaucoma subsequent to cataract surgery.|
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.                                                                                           

Dhawan v. Lakhanpal, October 2014
73 year old man with elevated intraocular pressure subsequent to retinal surgery.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, October 2014
53 year old man with  neuroretinitis.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

Designated Independent Reviewer, August 2014
52 year old man with decreased vision due  hypertensive retinopathy.

Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

Kasayuli v. United States, June 2014.
54 year old man with angle closure glaucoma.
Reviewed medical record on behalf of Plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2014
57 year old man with surgical complications of retinal detachment.
Review of medical records on behalf of plantiff.  Provided written report.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, November 2013
78 year old man with surgical complications.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Gasman v. Ketover, August 2013.
89 year old man with  glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of the defense. Provided oral report to counsel.

Tolbert v. Kaweah Delta Hospital, August 2013.
71 year old female with traumatic eye injury.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff.  Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Joel Burns v. Redneck, August 2013.
55 year old man with head trauma secondary to worksite accident.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff.  Provided oral report to counsel.

Lucas v. Washington State Department of Corrections, July 2013.
60 year old man with glaucoma denied appropriate health care while incarcerated.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition.  Case settled.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, January 2013.
50 year old male with glaucoma.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided written report.

Designated Independent Reviewer, January 2013.
60 year old dentist with decreased vision secondary to chronic uveitis.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Marty Upton v. David Kaye M.D., October 2012.
54 year old man with corneal ulcer requiring evisceration.
Review of medical record on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Chase v. Gallardo, June 2012.
52 year old female with glaucoma.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition.  Case settled.

Designated Independent Reviewer, March, 2012.
57 year old dentist with double vision subsequent to motor vehicle accident.
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Charles Smith v. DeKalb Clinic, December 2011.
64 year old male with retinopathy.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Dawn Laufer v. Ethiraj Ramchander, M.D., October 2011.
Patient sustained irreversible loss of vision secondary to untreated angle closure glaucoma.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Lahkvir Singh v. Lorenzen Mortuary, June 2011.
25 year old  victim of motor vehicle accident with resultant legal blindness right eye.
Performed Independent Medical Exam, prepared written report. Case settled.

Frank Lucero v. California Department of Corrections, March 2011.
40 year old man with loss of eye secondary to denial of appropriate health care while incarcerated.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Buddy Bain v. Mama Somaiya M.D., February 2011
65 year old man sustained glaucomatous damage secondary to untreated intraocular pressure.
Review of  medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition and trial.

Designated Independent Reviewer, January, 2011.
55 year old female with central retinal artery occlusion applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Anthony Vinezeano v. Riverside Ambulatory Surgical Center, September 2010
82 year old man sustained ocular injury during cataract surgery.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of plaintiff and provided Physician’s Report and Certificate of Medical Malpractice.

Evelyn Sarde v. Linda Austin M.D., Aug 2010
Plaintiff claiming glaucoma due to use of steroid drops prescribed by family physician.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, July 2010.
57 year old man with normal tension glaucoma applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2010
49 year old male with chemical injury left eye.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided written report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, March 11 2010.
60 year old man with primary open angle glaucoma applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

 

Pre-litigation expert consultation, January 2009.
42 year old man with neovascular glaucoma status post central retinal vein occlusion.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Smith v. Safeco P & C Insurance Companies, October 2008.
53 year old lady involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Review of medical records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2007
65 year old female with scratch on intraocular lens requiring surgical lens exchange.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Fleming v. American States Insurance Company, August 2007.
Fifty three year old man involved in motor vehicle accident.
Examined patient and drafted report on behalf of the defendant.

Arreola v. Montebello Unified School District, August 2006.
Seven year old boy who sustained penetrating eye injury while at school.
Examined patient. Testified at deposition and trial.

Yee v. Fernandez, July 2005.
Seventy three year old lady involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Examined patient and drafted a report on behalf of the defendant