Civil Forensic Evaluations


Dr. Falls performs the following types of civil forensic psychiatric evaluations:

  • Medical malpractice
    • Suicide
    • Informed consent
    • Appropriateness of civil commitment
  • Employment litigation
    • Psychiatric disability
    • ADA claims
    • Workers’ compensation
    • Fitness for duty/return to work
    • Harassment, including sexual harassment
    • Discrimination
  • Emotional injury
    • Mental anguish/psychic harm
    • Asylum petitions
    • Psychological autopsy
  • Civil capacities
    • Guardianship
    • Capacity to make medical decisions
    • Capacity to make financial decisions
    • Testamentary capacity (including contemporaneous testamentary capacity) and undue influence
    • Contractual capacity