Occupational and environmental health professionals are often asked to intercede in legal disputes between various parties. Based on our breadth of practice and research experiences, YOEMP faculty are well-suited to cover the full range of recognized expertise that is paramount to assisting parties of every perspective and persuasion resolve their dispute with the best possible outcome. Whether the problem involves numerous parties, such as complex and far-reaching class-action suits involving a chemical exposure, or individuals, including disability ratings or attribution of cause for a specific case, our faculty can provide advice and consultation at every level of inquiry. We advise what information to collect at the early stages of investigation, conduct case reviews and develop formal opinions, and if necessary, give deposition and trial testimony.
Faculty may choose cases based on interest and perceived importance. Geographic location per se is not a limitation for provision of these services.