Information for Lawyers or Attorneys
Dr. Peter Forster has testified as an expert witness in medical malpractice cases, and is a published authority in the fields of suicide risk assessment, managed care, psychiatric emergencies, and the treatment of mental disorders and depression.
He is an expert in the standard of care for patients with anxiety, depression, bipolar, posttraumatic stress disorder, and other psychiatric disorders.
He has reviewed documentation for many lawyers or attorneys related to –
- Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis
- Improper medication or dosage
- Poor follow-up or aftercare
- Premature discharge
- Disregarding or not taking appropriate patient history
- Failure to order proper testing
- Failure to recognize symptoms
He has also assessed for psychiatric impairment in cases involving abuse or assault in a workplace environment.
Dr. Forster is available as an expert witness in any of the above areas, and routinely travels to all regions of the country to provide consultation.
Dr. Forster has a standard agreement and retainer for medical legal work.
Please use this tool to request information or a document related to a medical / legal consultation (such as a copy of Dr. Forster’s complete curriculum vitae or a copy of our standard medical / legal agreement).
Choose this option to schedule a phone or in-person appointment with Dr. Forster.
*Note: With the exception of a brief phone consultation, you must first complete and fax our standard agreement.
Dr. Forster’s office will respond to inquiries regarding medical forensic consultation within one or two days.