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Issue Date: September 01, 1987
Published Online: June 16, 2014
Updated: June 13, 2018
The Occupational Therapist as an Expert Witness
Author Affiliations
  • Diane DeMaio-Feldman, MA, OTR, is a private practitioner and consultant in southern New Jersey; she is also a doctoral candidate in the Department of Occupational Therapy at New York University. (Mailing address: 124 N. Yarmouth Avenue, Longport, New Jersey 08403.)
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Research Article   |   September 01, 1987
The Occupational Therapist as an Expert Witness
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September 1987, Vol. 41, 590-594. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.41.9.590
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September 1987, Vol. 41, 590-594. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.41.9.590
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Abstract

This article provides an overview of the occupational therapist’s role as an expert witness in civil litigation. It includes a description of the role and the qualifications of the occupational therapy expert witness. The material was drawn from the author’s experience.