Attorneys' Guide to Common Terminology, Instruments, Techniques, and More
From DUIs to workers' comp claims, a variety of legal cases require a basic understanding of toxicology. In this program, our expert faculty offers insights on testing different samples, interpreting results, accessing resources, and much more. Gain the knowledge you need to resolve the next case in your client's favor - register today!
Review essential instrumentation and terminology.
Uncover practical guidance for interpreting test results.
Discover the fundamentals of testing blood, nails, hair, etc.
Find out how to access critical resources.
Who's Who in the Toxicology Zoo: Personnel, Terminology, and Instrumentation
Interpreting Test Results: False Positives, False Negatives, and Other Pitfalls
DR. BURTON BENTLEY II, M.D., FAAEM, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician and a nationally recognized authority on medical liability, informed consent, and complex issues at the intersections of Medicine, Business & Law. As CEO of Elite Medical Experts, Dr. Bentley and his team have consulted on over 8000 medicolegal matters totaling over $3B at risk. Dr. Bentley secured a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Arizona before earning his medical degree at the same institution where he was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha before graduating at the top of his class. Dr. Bentley then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he served as a flight physician on nearly 100 emergency missions. He then practiced full-time Emergency Medicine as a Partner at Northwest Tucson Emergency Physicians for 21 years before stepping out to pursue a novel medical device that he patented and commercialized in 2016. Throughout his entre clinical career, Dr. Bentley consulted on complex medicolegal issues, and in 2010 he founded Elite Medical Experts, a consulting firm that aligns Professors of Medicine and Surgery as consulting and testifying experts in complex litigation. Elite serves over 4000 clients across the United States including law firms, governmental entities, corporate entities, and insurers. Dr. Bentley lectures extensively on medicolegal topics and consults strategically on medical negligence, informed consent, risk mitigation, and crisis management at the clinical practice level. More recently, Dr. Bentley co-founded Consent Spectrum, a digital platform to optimize informed consent for nearly every aesthetic medical procedure.
DR. MICHAEL DARRACQ, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACMT, FAWM, earned his M.D. degree at the University of California - San Diego (UCSD) before completing an Emergency Medicine residency at University of California - Davis, and additional fellowships in Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine. He holds an appointment as Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at UCSF and is currently core faculty at UCSF Fresno. Dr. Darracq is a veteran of the US Navy and deployed to Afghanistan where he served as an Emergency Medicine mentor to the Afghan National Army. He previously served as member of the Emergency Medicine Residency teaching faculty at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Darracq has extensive research experience and has authored numerous peer reviewed articles, abstracts, and chapters on a variety of subjects related to Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. He currently serves as the toxicology section editor for an online emergency medicine textbook.
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