Medical & Legal Consulting Services

Success in litigating medical-legal cases is dependent not only upon case merit and the skill of the attorney handling the case but also upon the knowledge, insight, forensic experience, careful attention to case detail and presentation skills of the experts called upon by the attorney.

Dr. Gustin has had extensive experience over more than 30 years as a case reviewer and expert witness. During that period he has personally evaluated and analyzed thousands of civil and criminal medical-legal and toxicology cases for both plaintiff and defendant. He is able to provide an insightful and detailed unbiased analysis of cases ranging from the simplest outpatient cases to the most complex ER, hospital, and community-based cases.  His unique qualifications including board certification in Emergency Medicine and Forensic Medicine, Masters degrees in Biochemistry and Metabolism, and Toxicology, Epidemiology and Public Health, as well as second residency training in Preventive Medicine enables him to analyze complex cases that could otherwise require several experts from different specialties to evaluate.

Dr. Gustin is available as a medical and toxicology expert to assist potential litigants to evaluate all cases related to his areas of expertise. He is also available as a medical record reviewer to perform initial detailed case screenings for merit and strategic planning in any medical specialty area and in the field of toxicology.  His areas of expertise are noted on the home page of this website. Here are some services Dr. Gustin can provide to ensure that you have the expert evaluation and support critical to the success of your case.


Flat rate screening of all medical-legal cases, criminal or civil, create and sign affidavits of merit in states requiring affidavits, and provide case strategic planning. He is qualified to do this in any medical specialty area because of his extensive cross-specialty training and experience in Emergency Medicine and because of his experience personally evaluating thousands of medical-legal and toxicology cases over more than 25 years.


Dr. Gustin is an expert who can file an affidavit stating your claim has merit.


Review cases as a potential testifying medical expert in his fields of expertise: Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Forensic Medicine, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Poisoning, Public Health, Travel and Wilderness Medicine, and Pharmaceutical Medicine.


Dr. Gustin can prepare attorneys with regard to the examination of medical experts and medical defendants.


Dr. Gustin can create expert medical and legal literature reviews upon request.


Dr. Gustin's services are nationwide. He has reviewed medical-legal, Forensic, and Toxicology cases in every state.  Some states like Montana, for example, do not have Toxicology support services. Dr. Gustin is available to assist in these situations.

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