Independent Medico-legal Evaluation
Dr. McConnell provides Independent Medical-Legal Evaluations (IMEs) for both plaintiff and defense counsel. She has reported on and served as an expert advisor in situations involving young persons who have sustained accidental and non-accidental mild, moderate and severe head injuries as infants, during childhood or adolescence (e.g. brain injuries from motor vehicle accidents, near-drownings, shaken baby syndrome, medical malpractice), children who have been born with or who have acquired various impairments (e.g. attentional disorders, aphasias, hemiparesis), and children who have suffered psychological trauma secondary to a motor vehicle accident. In addition to providing an opinion on etiology of brain injury, she is also able provide an opinion on appropriate rehabilitation or treatment, and long-term prognosis for education, vocation, ability to live independently and psychological status.
Referrals must come from the law firm or from the office of the Public Guardian and Trustee. Quotes will be provided.