Expert Work

Dr. Beckson has consulted to governmental entities and private corporations; and has provided expert consultation and expert witness testimony in criminal, civil, administrative, and labor matters in the United States and Canada. He has testified as an expert in cases involving suicide, malpractice, alcohol and drug abuse, addiction, workplace drug testing, PTSD, criminal insanity, diminished capacity, and death penalty sentencing. Dr. Beckson has been qualified as an expert in federal court; in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri, New Mexico, and West Virginia; and in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.


  • “We reached a settlement today…I want to thank you so much for your efforts and insights – your report and affidavit were crucial in advancing our theories of liability. This was a tough case and the clients (and us) are very happy with the outcome. Personally, I want to thank you for going above and beyond – I work with a lot of experts in a variety of fields and aside from your written reports, you gave us insights and angles we might’ve otherwise missed. I really appreciate your work.”

  • “You are #1 on my list of mental healthcare experts and I really appreciated your superb assistance in this case.”

  • “We all think you carried the day.”

  • ” We settled for a very reasonable amount thanks in significant part to your help on the Olanzapine issue.”

  • “There is no way this case would have resulted in such a favorable outcome without your professional assistance and guidance.”

  • “We appreciate all of your help with this case, without which we would not have been able to resolve it.”

  • “Thank you so much for your effective testimony. As you may have heard, the jury gave a life sentence.”