Contact Dr. Richard K. Skala has over 40 years experience in chiropractic practice and he has done 1000+ medical legal reports. Dr. Richard Skala provides Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), case reviews, medical record review, expert opinion, deposition, and expert witness testimony in cases of Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice in Paradise California.
Medical records are reviewed in workerâs compensation as a part of Qualified Medical Evaluations (QME), Agreed Medical Examinations (AME) and in cases where questions regarding various issues such as standard of care, continuity of factors etc. arise. The QME and AME cases typically focus on causation of injury, disability, impairment and apportionment of disability / impairment.
Review of Personal Injury case medical records typically focuses on addressing issues of severity of injury, continuity of effects of mechanism of injury and bodily injuries as well as outcomes of treatment.
Review of medical malpractice case medical records focuses on issues of standard of care and negligence.