Archive for the ‘Posttraumatic Stress Disorder’ Category

Staying on Track: PTSD

December 6th, 2016

Click here to download pdf of slide show accompanying Mark Levy MD’s 12-7-16 NARTC webinar on PTSD

Staying on Track: Differentiating Between Genuine and False PTSD Claims in Railroad Litigation – Including Both Individual and Mass Torts

November 30th, 2016

These are the slides accompanying a presentation on “PTSD” given by forensic psychiatrist Mark I Levy MD, DLFAPA to the Association of American Railroads Claims Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on October 12, 2016. Click here to view

Staying On Track: PTSD – American Association of Railroads General Claims Meeting

September 4th, 2016

Click here to download a pdf of the Powerpoint presentation “Staying On Track: Differentiating Between Genuine and False PTSD Claims in Railroad Litigation” given by Mark I Levy MD at the October 12, 2016 the General Claims Meeting of the American Association of Railroads in Nashville, TN.

DID THE BATON ROUGE KILLER HAVE PTSD?

July 21st, 2016

Forensic Psychiatrist Mark I. Levy MD was interviewed on July 20, 2016 for the following television news story: By KTVU Reporter Tom Vacar There are reports that the man who killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers told friends he was suffering from PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder. So, I spoke with two of the […]

Staying on Track: Differentiating Between Genuine and False PTSD Claims in Railroad Litigation

July 16th, 2016

Slide show for Mark I Levy MD DLFAPA and Ronald H. Roberts PhD, AAPP, presenters at NARTC Annual Meeting, Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA July 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Click here to download pdf of slides

Study Finds Gene Methylation a Marker of PTSD Vulnerability

February 26th, 2014

from Psychiatric News Alert: The Voice of the American Psychiatric Association and the Psychiatric Community This journal article may provide an important new piece to the puzzle of trying to understand PTSD vulnerability and resiliency factors. It could bring us closer to biological testing for PTSD vulnerability which could eventually be used to screen applicants for […]

Effective Use of Forensic Psychiatry in Catastrophic Injury, Toxic Torts, and Multi-Party Litigation

February 7th, 2014

Michael Fox, a partner at the Sedgwick law firm, San Francisco office, together with Ronald Roberts PhD and Mark Levy MD from fpamed, spoke on panel at the International Association of Defense Counsel midyear meeting at Carlsbad, California on February 11, 2014  The powerpoint slides can be downloaded in pdf format here: Effective Use of […]

Asiana Airline Crash at SFO & Recovery of Emotional Damages Under Montreal Convention

July 7th, 2013

The Montreal Convention, the successor international treaty to the Warsaw Convention, governs damages claims from injury on international carrier flights. Passengers who suffer severe emotional distress from an aircraft disaster cannot claim damages consisting of emotional injury alone – the psychological injury must “flow through” a physical injury. Ironically, relatives or the estate of a […]

9th Circuit Rules That “Zone of Danger” Sufficient to Justify PTSD Claims

July 1st, 2010

The 9th circuit federal appeals court majority said Tuesday that a previous ruling, and an earlier Supreme Court decision, allow an emotonal damages suit alleging Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by a seaman who was in a negligently operated vessel’s “zone of danger.”

PowerPoint Slides from Lecture for Attorneys on Working with Traumatized Clients – by Susan M. Meffert, MD, MPH

May 16th, 2010

A slide show accompanying a lecture for Attorneys by Dr. Meffert discussing the issue of working with traumatized clients.



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