Information for Lawyers or AttorneysInformation 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.

An abbreviated cv is available here.

For a copy of Dr. Forster’s complete cv please email

Dr. Forster has a standard agreement and retainer for medical legal work.


Professional Request

Please use this tool to request information or a document related to a medical / legal consultation (such as a copy of Dr. Forster’s curriculum vitae or a copy of our standard medical / legal agreement).

Dr. Forster’s office will respond to inquiries regarding medical forensic consultation within one or two days.