About Dr. Kent's Practice

Dr. Kent has provided consultation and expert witness services since 1983. His practice is devoted to consultation in biomechanics of trauma, functional outcome after trauma, appropriateness of physical rehabilitative care and analysis of related areas of human performance. Consulting services are provided to both plaintiffs and defendants with an average retention and trial appearance rate of approximately 60% defense and 40% plaintiff in civil matters with retention evenly divided between prosecution, defendant and court appointed in criminal matters. His clients are based primarily in Southern California. However, his client list includes law firms, insurance companies, governmental agencies and businesses throughout California and the western United States. He has testified at trial as an expert in his practice areas on more than 600 occasions.


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How is analysis completed?

The analytic process includes review of all relevant medical records, evaluation of relevant physical evidence, and review of statements and depositions of percipient witnesses and litigants. When appropriate, independent quantitative analysis, computer generated three dimensional biomechanical modeling and research into the literature is completed. Objective conclusions are then developed which address what injuries were reasonable or possible, explain the sequence of how an injury or pathologic process was sustained, and determine what role the litigants may have had in causing those injuries.