Spine Consultants works with insurance companies, case managers, employers, and attorneys for both plaintiff and defense. Dr. Jesse Butler, a board-certified fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon, is a practicing physician, licensed in Illinois and Iowa. Dr. Butler is further credentialed as a Certified Independent Medical Examiner capable of providing expert testimony on lumbar, cervical and thoracic injuries, orthopaedic interventions in medical malpractice, personal injury, and workers’ compensation.
Medical records alone have little impact on a jury without someone to interpret and explain them. The same straightforward, plain-talk communication style that endears Dr. Butler to his patients, allows him to deliver his expert opinions in a well-articulated fashion that enhances understanding and builds credibility.
Dr. Butler relies on specific scientific data or analysis in reaching his conclusions and only renders judgments that are supported by objective evidence or well-regarded theory. Moreover, he is able to explain why he relied on certain theories or methods and to provide support for those choices. He is able to explain how conclusions were reached, supported by ample evidence.
Beyond IMEs and reports, Spine Consultants provides invaluable assistance in case evaluation, pre-trial litigation support, strategy, discovery and trial. Spine Consultants provides the right level of expert services to meet your specific needs.
You can expect any of the following to be delivered expertly and professionally, as needed for your case:
During your initial appointment, Dr. Butler will conduct a thorough physical exam, review diagnostic studies and listen carefully and compassionately to your specific complaints. Dr. Butler will discuss the various treatment options, including both surgical and conservative care options. Known for his plain-talk communication style, Dr. Butler takes the time to work with each of his patients to develop a clear treatment plan tailored to their specific needs and goals.