Orthopedic, neurological, and psychiatric
DME nurse observer services

Orthopedic and neurological DME

Q: Where do you provide services?

A: Michael Haiby, RN provides defense medical examination nurse observer services in Los Angeles, Orange County, and throughout Southern California

Q: Do you require a retainer to be paid in advance of an appointment?

A: No retainer is required in advance. The invoice for services is provided to the law firm along with the report and audio recording upon completion of the exam.

Q: Are you familiar with defense psychiatric examinations?

A: Yes. Specifically in providing the plaintiff’s audio recording of the mental examination.

Q: What are the types of DMEs you are experienced with?

A: Of course, the majority of these are orthopedic and neurological; however, I have attended examinations performed by numerous other specialties such as dental, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, etc.

Q: What educational preparation have you had to assist attorneys with a DME?

A: In 2006, I completed the American Bar Association Accredited University of California at Riverside extension Legal Nurse Consultant Certificate Program

Q: What are your fees?

A: Please see my website page Fee Schedule, and feel free to contact me for any questions you may have.

Q: How many DME's have you attended as the nurse observer?

A: See the current total number of DME's that I have attended on my website’s Home Page for this information.

Q: Is a psychiatric examination discussed in the Code of Civil Procedure?

A: Yes, for instance: 2032.010(c) A mental examination conducted under this chapter shall be performed only by a licensed physician or by a licensed clinical psychologist who holds a doctoral degree in psychology and has had at least five years of postgraduate experience in the diagnosis of emotional and mental disorders.

Q: What are the most frequent types of physical examinations that you attend?

A: I would say that for a defense medical examination, about 85% are orthopedic, about 10% are neurological, and then about 5% are of different specialties.

Q: How do you receive assignments?

A: I prefer email at LNCassist@aol.com but feel free to call me on the phone at my home office phone number of (661) 252-3435, and then the cell phone number is (661) 414-6972. For your reference, my fax number is (661) 252-3434.

Q: What makes you uniquely suited as the plaintiff attorney representative at defense medical examinations?

A: 9 years service in the United States Army medical corps, followed by 16 years as a floor nurse in the acute care hospital setting, then University education as a legal nurse consultant, and I’ve had years of experience providing services to attorneys.

Q: What specialty nursing certifications make you very qualified to be a nurse observer?

A: I am an Orthopedic Nurse Certified (ONC) and a Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN).

Q: Have you ever worked in any hospital specialty areas that involve your DME attendances?

A: Yes. For instance, I spent 16 years working on the primary neurological unit in an acute care hospital.

Q: What is the other term for a psychiatric DME?

A: These are also known as mental examinations.

Q: Where's Your Orthopedic DME In Los Angeles County?

A: Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Encino, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Hollywood, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Cañada-Flintridge, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Maywood, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, North Hollywood, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates,Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Tarzana, Temple City, Torrance, Valencia, Vernon, Wallnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Whittier, Barnes City, Belmont Heights, Long Beach, Eagle Rock, Hollywood, Hyde Park, San Pedro, Sawtelle, Tropico, Glendale, Tujunga, Venice, Watts, West Hollywood, and Wilmington.

Q: Where’s Your Psychiatric Defense Medical Examination In Orange County?

Where’s your psychiatric DME in Orange County?: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna, Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, Lake Forest, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda. AND although there are a lesser number of these, we attend psychiatric exams as well.

Q: Where’s Your Riverside County Neurological DME?

A: Riverside County: Beaumont, Blythe, Calimesa, Canyon Lake, Cathedral City, Coachella, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, Eastvale, Hemet, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Norco, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Perris, Rancho Mirage, Riverside, San Jacinto, Temecula, Wildomar

Q: Where’s Your San Bernadino County Ortho Defense Medical Examination?

Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Big Bear Lake, Chino, Colton, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Montclair, Needles, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernadino, Twentynine Palms, Upland, Victorville, Yucaipa, Yucca Valley, Amboy Angelus Oaks, Arrowhead Farms, Baker, Baldwin Lake, Big Bear City, Big River, Bloomington, Bluewater, Cadiz, Cedar Glen, Crafton, Crestline, Daggett, Declezville, Devore, Devore Heights, Earp, Forest Falls, Goffs, Helendale, Hinkley, Hodge, Joshua Tree, Johnson Valley, Kingston, Kramer Junction, Lake Arrowhead, Landers, Lenwood, Lucerne Valley, Lytle Creek, Mentone Valley, Mount Baldy Village, Mountain View Acres, Muscoy, Nebo Center, Newberry Springs, Nipton, Oak Glen, Oak Hills, Oro Grande, Phelan, Pinion Hills, Red Mountain, Running Springs, Rice, Rimforest, San Antonio Heights, Skyforest, Spring Valley Lake, Sugarloaf, Searles Valley, Trona, Twentynine Palms Base, Twin Peaks, Valley of Enchantment (VOE), Wonder Valley, Wrightwood, Yermo.

Q: Where’s Your Ventura County Psyche Exam?

Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Ventura.

Q: Where’s Your Santa Barbara County Neuro Exam?

Bellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Maria, Solvang, Santa Barbara.

Q: Where’s Your San Diego County Nurse Observer Orthopedic Independent Medical Examination?

Carlsbad, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, Oceanside, San Diego, San Marcos, Vista, Coranodo, Del Mar, Encinitas, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Poway, Santee, Solano Beach

Q: Do I Cover Kern County?

I cover the Kern County towns of Bakersfield, Delano, Arvin, California City, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Tehachapi, Wasco, Maricopa, Taft, Oildale, Lamont, Rosamond, Rosedale, China Lake Acres, Edwards AFB, Ford City, Frazier Park, Golden Hills, Greenacres, Greenfield, Kernville, Lake Isabella, Lebec, Lost Hills, Mojave, North Edwards, Pine Mountain Club, South Taft, Stallion Springs, Taft Heights, Weedpatch, Weldon, Wofford Heights, Cherokee Strip, Derby Acres, Dustin Acres, Edmundson Acres, Fellows, Fuller Acres, Inyokern, Johannesburg, Keene, Lake of the Woods, McKittrick, Mettler, Mexican Colony, Mountain Mesa, Old West Ranch, Onyx, Pumpkin Center, Randsburg, Smith Corner, Squirrel Mountain Valley, Tupman, Valley Acres.

Q: Where Is Your San Luis Obisbo County Orthopaedic Examination?

Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obisbo, California Valley, Cholame, Halycon, Harmony, Pozo, Avila Beach, Blacklack, Callender, Cambria, Cayucos, Creston, Edna, Garden Farms, Lake Nacimiento, Los Berros, Los Osos, Los Ranchos, Nipomo, Oak Shores, Oceano, San Miguel, San Simeon, Santa Margarita, Shandon, Templeton, Whitley Gardens, Woodlands.

Q: Where’s Your Imperial County DME?

El Centro, Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, Holtville, Imperial, Westmorland.

Q: Where’s Your Monterey County Neurologic Defense Medical Examination?

Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Gonzales, Greenfield, King City, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Sand City, Seaside, Soledad.

Q: Where Is Your Fresno County Orthopedic DME?

Auberry, Big Creek, Biola, Calwa, Cantua Creek, Caruthers, Centerville, Clovis, Coalinga, Del Rey, Dunlap, Easton, Firebaugh, Fort Washington, Fowler, Fresno, Friant, Highway City, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Lanare, Laton, Malaga, Mayfair, Mendota, Mercey Hot Springs, Minkler, Monmouth, Old Fig Garden, Orange Grove, Parlier, Prather, Raisin City, Reedley, Riverdale, Rolinda, San Joaquin, Sanger, Selma, Shaver Lake, Squaw Valley, Sunnyside, Tarpey Village, Three Rocks, Tollhouse, Tranquility, West Park

Q: Where Is Your Inyo County Neuro DME?

Big Pine, Bishop, Calavada Springs, Cartago, Darwin, Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, Furnace Creek, Homewood Canyon, Independence, Keeler.

Q: Where Is Your Tulare County Psychological Defense Medical Examination?

Porterville, Visalia, Dinuba, Exeter, Farmersville, Lindsay, Tulare.

Q: Where Is Your Kings County Neuropsychiatric Independent Medical Examination?

Hanford, Lemoore, Avenal, Corcoran.

Q: is Your San Benito County Nurse Observer Attendance Ortho DME Need?

Hollister, San Juan Bautista, Aromas, Paicines, Tres Pinos, New Idria, Llanda

Contact us now to schedule attendance at your client's DME anywhere in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and throughout Southern California.


How Do You Schedule Nurse Observer Independent Medical Examination
Attendance Services?

All I need is for you to send me an email with the following:

● Date and time of appointment
● Name of retaining attorney

● Name of client
● Name of doctor

● Address of retaining attorney
● Address of doctor's office

Please be looking for a confirming email from me back to you. IF YOU DON’T GET THIS CONFIRMING EMAIL BACK FROM ME, THEN THIS MEANS I DIDN’T GET YOUR EMAIL TO ME.




Office Phone: (661) 252-3435
Cell: (661) 414-6972

Michael Haiby, RN provides the service of defense medical examination nurse observer to plaintiff attorneys. Plaintiff individuals may ask their attorney's office to have their attorney’s office make contact with Michael Haiby, RN for more information on scheduling our DME nurse observer attendance services--only an attorney can give legal advice—CONSULT YOUR ATTORNEY.