Find a Suicide Expert
Experts who deal with all aspects of suicide including prevention, cause, liability and life insurance claims. Suicide experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Texas legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in Texas.
The listings below are of Suicide experts serving Texas.
Expert ListingsTexas Behavioral Health Associates, PLLC
Dr. Roger Vazquez
Dr. Roger Vazquez holds a bachelors in psychology from The University of Texas, a masters in clinical psychology from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi as well. Dr. Vazquez is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas, as well as nationally certified as a Human Services - Board Certified Practitioner. Dr. Vazquez has worked in various mental health and substance abuse settings and completed his doctoral dissertation on substance abuse treatment. In academia, Dr. Vazquez has taught psychology and mental health counseling course at the undergraduate and graduate level, including teaching masters-level addiction courses. Dr. Vazquez has served as an expert witness in both federal and county courts, with experience in general litigation consultation, defendant psychological assessment, psychological report writing, ex parte hearings, and courtroom testimony (including direct and cross-examination). Furthermore, Dr. Vazquez has served as the jury foreman on a double homicide trail, giving him the added perspective of being a juror.
Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist
Dr. Adhia is triple Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry consulting in civil, criminal and probate cases and testifying as needed. Recent cases include competency complicated by alcoholism with liver failure, transplant ineligibility and delusions in the question of competency; date rape (DFSA) drugs; malpractice regarding medication; matricide; medical malpractice between treater and patient; PTSD in victims of human trafficking. Dr. Adhia is skilled in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans for anxiety and depression disorders, PTSD, medication, drug, and alcohol addiction.
Dr. Adhia currently provides psychiatric treatment to those with Brain Injury, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury at a renowned neurological rehabilitation center. Previously, he served as the Medical Director of a clinic that provided treatment to psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder patients. Dr. Adhia has conducted evaluations and treatment in a maximum-security correctional facility requiring his skill in diagnosing and treating addiction, severe psychotic disorders, mood disorders and Impulse disorders; he treated psychosis with hallucination and delusional disorders, schizophrenia. Psychiatric conditions among offenders were often combined with drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Dr. Adhia serves on the faculties of University of Texas Health and Science Center. In the past he was on the faculty of the University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Psychiatry.
In 2019, Dr. Adhia was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.
Dr. Adhia conducts forensic evaluations with Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network assessing victims of human trafficking, kidnapping, false imprisonment and undue influence. His skill in diagnosing PTSD is an asset in this setting.
Dr. Adhia is experienced in institutional standards of care and medical malpractice in hospital and institutional settings with application to private treatment, rehab or senior care.
Forensic Psychiatric Associates LLC
Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A
Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in General Psychiatry and in Forensic Psychiatry. He has been named as a "Distinguished Life Fellow" of the American Psychiatric Association - a special distinction "for exceptional contributions to the community and the profession of psychiatry." Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has conducted Civil, Criminal, Military, and Administrative Forensic Psychiatric Examinations in many states. He offers Independent Medical Examinations and Testimony for Plaintiff and Defense.
Harold J. Bursztajn, MD
Medicine & Psychiatry Expert
Forensic Neuropsychiatry; Malpractice: Medical & Psychiatric; Employment: Harassment, Discrimination, Workers Compensation, Disability; Trauma; Brain Injury; Chronic Pain; Pharmaceutical Product Liability; Addiction; Criminal Responsibility; Testamentary Capacity; Divorce & Custody; Professional Misconduct
Monica Argumedo, M.D., Forensic Psychiatrist
Park Ridge, IL
Monica M. Argumedo, M.D. is a Board-Certified Forensic and Clinical Psychiatrist (ABPN) in practice for over 15 years. Dr. Argumedo has testified about her forensic opinions in more than 40 cases in open court and any dozens more that settled without need for a trial. She opines in civil litigation and criminal jurisdiction and works extensively in HR private administrative matters.