Epidemiologist for Occupational Asbestos Exposure

Case Description:

An epidemiologist was sought for asbestos litigation claiming that numerous respiratory illnesses were caused by workplace exposure to products containing asbestos. The claimants alleged they had contracted asbestosis, mesothelioma and other respiratory illnesses from working with automotive part such as brakes, clutches, and gaskets that contained asbestos.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate an epidemiologist with asbestos experience to opine on environmental factors and occupational exposure to asbestos. The expert would consult on the epidemiology of asbestos related illnesses. A background in occupational exposures to toxic substances or hazardous materials was desirable.

Experts Presented:

  • Occupational Medicine Expert

    This expert epidemiologist has worked both in academic and private practice settings as an occupational physician. His research focuses on health issues linked to occupational and environmental exposures. His specific areas of expertise include clinical and epidemiologic aspects of asbestos, solvents, and other compounds. This expert holds a master's degree in public health with an emphasis on epidemiology and has over 20 years in his field. He has served as both a consulting and a testifying expert witness. IMS Reference #4993372

  • Industrial Hygiene Expert

    With a Ph.D. and a M.S. degree in epidemiology and over 20 years experience, this epidemiologist is a highly respected and recognized expert in his field. His knowledge of health outcomes as a result of both occupational and environmental exposure to chemicals is extensive and far-ranging. He has worked with any number of toxic substances including asbestos. He is a frequent speaker on epidemiology and industrial hygiene topics at industry conferences. This expert has written approximately 30 expert reports and has provided expert testimony both in deposition and at trial. IMS Reference #499407

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