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Expert Legal Hand, Wrist, Nerve, and Plastic surgery Consultations - Pittsburgh, PA

Medical Legal Services

When you’ve sustained an injury to your hand or wrist in a car accident or work-related injury, the last things you want to think about are the legal ramifications of what’s happened to you. Unfortunately, court cases and claims are an unavoidable element of these injuries, and while you’re focusing on your recovery, you’ll also need to think about getting the compensation you deserve.

UPMC’s Alexander Spiess, MD is proud to provide medical legal services in cases involving injuries to the hands, wrists, nerves, and skin (pressure sores or scars). As one of the most experienced, qualified, and skilled upper extremity specialists in the field, Dr. Spiess has experience participating in litigation of hand, wrist and nerve injury, wound care and plastic surgery, and he has the expertise to offer enlightened, thorough medical testimony regarding your injury, both in case reviews and as a hand, wrist, nerve, wound care and plastic surgery expert witness if needed.

If you need the best of the best on your side following your hand, wrist, nerve, or skin injury (pressure sores or scarring), Dr. Spiess can help. Don’t wait -- reach out to his office at UPMC and schedule your consultation today.

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Hand, Wrist, & nerve Injury, Wound Care & Scar Case Reviews & independant medical Examinations 

Case Reviews, Case Narratives, and IME's for Workers’ Comp, Auto Accidents & More

In some legal cases, particularly those that involve a work-related injury, it becomes necessary for a medical practitioner to review a patient’s history and treatment plan to determine whether that patient’s medical care has been appropriate for their condition. This is called a Case Review, and should you need one, you’ll want a highly-trained, experienced physician on your side who can advocate for your needs.

Alexander Spiess, MD proudly provides Case Reviews, Case Narratives, and Independant Medical Examinations (IME's) for patients whose medical care is under review in a legal case, whether in the context of workers’ compensation, an insurance claim, or any other situation in which it may be necessary. Dr. Spiess’s unparalleled experience in hand, wrist, nerve, and skin trauma (wound care and scarring) allows him to offer Expert Testimony that both you and the courtroom can trust.

If you’re in need of a Case Review or Independant Medical Examination from one of Pittsburgh’s finest hand, wrist, nerve, wound care, and scar specialists, don’t hesitate. Call our office or schedule a consultation with Dr. Spiess to begin your conversation.

Hand, Wrist, & nerve Injury, Wound Care & Scar Expert medical Witness in Pittsburgh, PA

Hand, Wrist, Nerve, and Plastic Surgery Expert Medical Witness and Certificate of Merit

In addition to case reviews, you may require an Expert Medical Witness to testify as part of your legal case. Also common in auto accident claims and workers’ compensation disputes, an Expert Medical Witness can offer a sound, objective medical perspective in court, offering credibility and strengthening your position. Additionally, Dr. Spiess performs Certificates of Merit for legal cases.  A Certicicate of Merit from a licensed medical professional, lends credibility to a legal complaint in the eyes of the court.

If you require an Expert Medical Witness to testify in your case or a Certificate of Merit, Alexander Spiess, MD can help. As one of the top hand, wrist, nerve, and skin trauma (wound care and scarring) specialists across the Pittsburgh region, his testimony comes with credibility, experience, and trustworthiness. Dr. Spiess’s unparalleled experience in hand, wrist, nerve, and skin trauma (wound care and scarring) allows him to offer Expert Testimony that both you and the courtroom can trust. Dr. Spiess is committed to providing the most accurate findings possible, and his expertise allows him to advocate for you with confidence. Call our office or schedule a consultation with Dr. Spiess to begin your conversation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer independent medical examinations?

Yes! Dr. Spiess has experience providing medical evaluation services to those with hand, wrist, and nerve injuries, as well as skin wounds and scars. 

What are some of the most common work-related hand and arm injuries?

Some of the most common hand, arm, and nerve injuries on which Dr. Spiess consults during workers’ compensation cases include:

  • Repetitive use
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Crushes
  • Lacerations
  • Avulsions
  • Punctures
  • Amputations
  • Fractures
  • Scars

How can I contact Dr. Spiess about medical legal services?

You can schedule your first appointment with Dr. Spiess right here online. Just use our online scheduling tool, or call our office if you’re more comfortable speaking on the phone.