Medical Judgment Consultations

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25 years Clinical Experience
 Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
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Medical Director County Jail
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HIV/hepatitis C Specialist
• Palliative Medicine and Hospice
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Substance Abuse/Pharmacology
15 Years Public Policy & Administration
White House Drug Abuse Office
Multiple Statewide Committees
Local Govt. Public Health & Hospital Director

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

1. Consulted for the plaintiff on multiple cases of wrongful death/deliberate indifference claims by families of inmates who died in jail
2. Provided analysis and advice for the defense on complicated case involving claim of disability under the ADA for large pharmaceutical company in anticipation of trial-case settled.
3. Consulted for the defense on a claim of deliberate indifference in Federal court by a former jail inmate who did not receive essential medication for several days resulting in significant morbidity-case settled 

Arnold Leff, MD | Medical Marijuana Expert Witness

10 thoughts on “Medical Judgment Consultations

  1. NEW YORK AP-A white New York City police officer was cleared Wednesday in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes – a case that sparked outrage and drew comparisons to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson,Missourinn1

  2. I became a police officer to help people and to protect those who cant protect themselves, he said in the written statement. It is never my intention to harm anyone and I feel very bad about the death of Mr. Garner.nn1

  3. Police union officials and Pantaleos lawyer argued that the officer used a takedown move taught by the police department, not a banned maneuver, because Garner was resisting arrest. They said his poor health was the main reason he died.nn1

  4. [[” Baltimore police completed a criminal investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and delivered it to a prosecutor a day earlier than promised Thursday.]nn1

  5. [[” Because Internet usage, and news consumption in general, typically drop over the weekend, when someone puts out news that they hope few people will notice, they usually announce it Friday late afternoon or evenings.]nn1

  6. NEW YORK AP-A white New York City police officers was cleared Wednesday in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes – a case that sparked outrage and drew comparisons to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson,Missourinn1

  7. The decision by the Staten Island grand jury not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleone heightened tensions that have simmered in the city since the July 17 death of Eric Garner. In the neighborhood where Garner died, people reacted with angry disbelief and chanted, I cant breathe! and Hands up – dont chokenn1

  8. I became a police officer to help people and to protects those who cant protect themselves, he said in the written statement. It is never my intention to harm anyone and I feel very bad about the death of Mr. Garner.nn1

  9. Police union officials and Pantaleo lawyer argued that the officer used a takedown move taught by the police department, not a banned maneuver, because Garner was resisting arrest. They said his poor health was the main reason he died.nn1

  10. [[” Because Internet usage]Because Internet usage, and news consumption in general, typically drop over the weekends, when someone puts out news that they hope few people will notice, they usually announce it Friday late afternoon or evening.

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