MUSC Litigation & Trial Services

Trial/Litigation Services

As Experts in Mental Health Issues and Forensic Psychiatry/psychology, the MUSC Litigation/Trial Consultant Team can provide the following services:

  • Case merit
  • Review of mental health expert reports
    • Both your expert and opposing experts
    • Provide insights into strengths and weaknesses of the experts' reports, methods and conclusions
  • Assist in drafting direct and cross examination questions
  • Assist during trial
  • Services can be provided virtually

    Expert Testimony

    MUSC providers are also skilled as serving as experts. Areas of expertise include:

    Severe and persistent mental illness
    Personality Pathology
    Substance/alcohol use
    Violence Risk assessment
    Medical Malpractice
    Child protection
    Psychological Testing/assessment

    Criminal Responsibility/Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
    Competency to Stand Trial
    Sexual behavior/offending
    Parental Fitness
    Child Custody
    Domestic Violence
    Other competencies (e.g., consent, waive Miranda, testamentary)