Dr. Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT,OTR/L

Physical & Occupational Therapy Expert Witness Serving NY & NJ

Dr. Weiner-Lasher is an expert witness who works with both defense and plaintiff attorneys. She is an expert in both the field of physical and occupational therapy. She has been practicing in both disciplines for over twenty years. She specializes in inpatient and outpatient settings, serving adult, pediatric, orthopedic and neurological populations. She has reviewed a multitude of cases in both New York State and New Jersey.

Dr. Weiner-Lasher provides a range of services in litigation cases dealing with malpractice, negligence, and/or any deviation from the standard of care practice in settings where physical and occupational therapy services occur. Her services include:

  • Litigation Support and Consultation

  • Medical Record Review

  • Preparation of Report & Deposition

  • Arbitration Support

  • Trial Testimony

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Close-up Of Mallet And Stethoscope On Gavel Over The Office Desk With Businessperson Using Laptop

Dr. Weiner-Lasher is an expert witness who works with both defense and plaintiff attorneys. She is an expert in both the field of physical and occupational therapy. She has been practicing in both disciplines for over twenty years. She specializes in inpatient and outpatient settings, serving adult, pediatric, orthopedic and neurological populations. She has reviewed a multitude of cases in both New York State and New Jersey.

Dr. Weiner-Lasher provides a range of services in litigation cases dealing with malpractice, negligence, and/or any deviation from the standard of care practice in settings where physical and occupational therapy services occur. Her services include:

  • Litigation Support and Consultation

  • Medical Record Review

  • Preparation of Report & Deposition

  • Arbitration Support

  • Trial Testimony

About Us

  • Dr. Allison Weiner-Lasher DPT, OTR/L has been practicing as both a physical and occupational therapist for the past twenty years. With much diverse experience in major NYC hospitals in both inpatient and outpatient settings, serving adult, pediatric, orthopedic and neurological populations, Dr. Weiner-Lasher provides valuable clinical expertise. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Weiner-Lasher worked as a professor in the Physical Therapy doctorate program at Hunter College in New York City. She continues to provide valuable in-home and outpatient care to both her physical and occupational therapy patients.

    Dr. Weiner-Lasher’s schooling includes:

    • Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy, State University of Buffalo, 2000

    • Masters of Physical Therapy, Hunter College, 2007

    • Doctorate of  Physical Therapy, University of Scranton, 2013

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Dr. Allison Weiner-Lasher DPT, OTR/L

What do we specialize in?

Dr. Weiner-Lasher works directly and closely with lawyers, insurance companies and private businesses to provide therapeutic consultation and physical and occupational therapy expert witness services based on expertise and evidence-based research. In conjunction with her expertise, Dr. Weiner-Lasher uses the 1) APTA/AOTA guide to practice, 2) the code of ethics and 3) the standards of practice acts in conjunction with her expertise to guide her in her work.

  • Standard of care deviations
  • Appropriateness of evaluations performed
  • Appropriateness of therapeutic treatments including all manual therapy and all therapeutic exercise equipment
  • Appropriateness and usage of therapeutic modalities including Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, Laser/Light Therapy, Cryo and Heat therapy, Kinesiotaping, Assistive Devices (walker, cane, wheelchair) and orthotics.
  • Assessing health and safety techniques and violations
  • Ethical responsibilities of the health care provider and institution 

What do we Provide?

Litigation Support & Consultation

Medical Record Review

Preparation of Report & Deposition

Arbitration Support

Trial Testimony