Is chiropractic testimony admissible?
As a personal injury trial lawyer in Atlanta, I wind up answering a lot of questions. Here’s one that came to me recently:
Q. Is the diagnosis from a chiropractor allowed in personal injury cases in Georgia?
A. A chiropractor can testify to document complaints and symptoms and regarding treatment within the scope of chiropractic care. However, in my practice, I use chiropractic testimony to corroborate the facts about the client’s pain and efforts to recover function, but ALWAYS accompany that with testimony of medical doctors and other health care professionals.
Ken Shigley is a trial attorney in Atlanta, Georgia who has been listed as a "Super Lawyer" (Atlanta Magazine), among the "Legal Elite" (Georgia Trend Magazine), and in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale), and is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy,. Mr. Shigley has extensive experience representing parties in trucking and bus accidents, products liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, spinal cord injury and burn injury cases. Currently he is Secretary of the 40,000 member State Bar of Georgia, of which he will become Treasurer in June.