Areas of Expertise
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Excessive noise from airbag deployment & impact can result in hearing loss & tinnitus.
Manufacturers of products are liable for auditory injuries caused by defects.
A license to practice audiology does not always shield the practitioner from unintentional mistakes.
The employer is responsible for providing ear protection in high noise environments.
Americans’ w/ Disabilities
Employers often do not understand the disadvantages encountered by the hearing impaired.
Ototoxic Chemical Exposure
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions the public regarding exposure to certain chemicals.
Adherence to safety regulations or hearing issues must be considered with railroad incidences.
Acoustic Blast Injury
Blast injuries may include vestibular dysfunction.
Employers are responsible for ensuring the safety of their employees.
Recreational injuries are a common occurrence in our active lives which may affect the audiovestibular system.
Dept. of Corrections
Jailhouse discrimination against the hearing impaired has been documented.
Police officers, although well trained, may not be familiar with a suspect’s disability, and hearing impairment is no exception.
OTHER CASE AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)
- Noise Induced Hidden Hearing Loss (NIHHL)
- Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome
- Temporary & Permanent Threshold Shifts
- Susceptibility to NIHL
- Single-Sided Deafness
- Specialized Audiometric Diagnostic Testing
- Otoacoustic Emissions
- Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response
- Extended High Frequency Audiometry
- QuickSin Hearing-in-Noise
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