Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: In his review of Damages:
One Family's Legal Struggles in the World of Medicine, Dr
Tremblay1 refers to experts "ready to say whatever is
necessary to support the side that
hired them" and then singles out my
"staggering fees." As an expert, I provide consultation to
plaintiffs and defendants as well as several governmental agencies. I
lecture and write about external fetal monitoring (EFM), fetal brain
injury, and malpractice2,3—all while I continue in
full-time private practice.
Schifrin BS. Damages and the Expert Witness. JAMA. 1999;281(24):2285–2286. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-281-24-jbk0623
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