Rocky Mountain Medical Legal Consultation, Inc.


FORENSIC SERVICES PROVIDED

In 2006, Rocky Mountain Medical Legal Consultation, Inc. opened, as a consulting business for defense and prosecution attorneys. Most consults deal with the effects of ethanol, legal and illegal drugs, and medical conditions of clients (including chronic pain). The following services are provided. Affidavits that interpret laboratory analyses and other forensic tests are offered. A clear explanation of medical and forensic data is given in a non-threatening, practical manner which may help attorneys glean important information so that they may better serve their clients. Interpretations and pitfalls of the Intoxilyzer 5000 tests are provided, as well as Widmark calculations for DUI and Dram Shop cases.

Rocky Mountain Medical Legal Consultation, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest integrity and expertise in the field of psychomotor impairment due to pathological conditions, as well as physiological effects of prescription, ethanol, over-the-counter, and illegal drugs.  Specific services include, but are not limited to the following:

INTERPRETATION & CONSULTATION:
  • Effects of common legal drugs which may influence cognitive and/or psychomotor behavior
    • Hormones such as testosterone, insulin, thyroid hormone
    • Accutane for treatment of acne
    • Psychotropic drugs for treatment of bipolar disorder
    • Benzodiazepines for treatment of anxiety, insomnia, and seizures
    • Antidepressants that target serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine receptors in the brain
    • Dopamine agonists for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
    • H2 Receptor Antagonists for treatment of acid reflux disorder
    • Corticosteroids (prednisone, etc.)
    • Narcotics, ADHD drugs, and muscle relaxants
    • Ethanol with or without Widmark calculation for hypothetical BAC
  • Effects of illegal drugs
    • Tetrahydrocannabinol (active ingredient in marijuana)
    • Methamphetamines, amphetamines
    • Psilocin & Psilocybin (mushrooms)
    • Peyote (cacti)
    • Cocaine
    • Heroin, non-prescription narcotics
    • Benzodiazepines (Rohypnol, Klonopin, etc.) obtained without a prescription
    • LSD and other hallucinogens
    • Phencyclidine (PCP), Ketamine
    • Bufotenine (“toad licking”)
  • Effects of common medical conditions which may interfere with Standardized Sobriety Field Tests
    • Neuromuscular Disorders
      • Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, Seizure Disorder, Neuropathic pain, etc.
    • Metabolic Disorders
      • Diabetes Mellitus, Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, Morbid Obesity, Gout
    • Blood Disorders
      • Dehydration, Anemia, Pulmonary or Cerebral Emboli, etc.
    • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome with electrolyte disturbances, etc.
    • Chronic Pain, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
    • Psychiatric Disorders
      • Psychosis (schizophrenia, etc)
      • Depression with or without suicidal ideations
      • Bipolar Disorder (“Manic Depressive Syndrome”)
  • Factors that may interfere with Intoxilyzer results
    • GERD
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Morbid Obesity with reflux
    • Dentures & loose-fitting mouth appliances
    • Restrictive and Obstructive Lung Diseases; low or high breath volumes
  • Factors that interfere with psychomotor performance/HGN
    • Multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy
    • Gout, arthritis
    • Sleep disorders
    • Meniere’s disease
    • Cochlear defects
    • Chronic and acute pain
    • Many others
AFFIDAVITS
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Urinary creatinine concentration
  • Urinary Δ-9 THC
  • Inactive metabolites of THC in urine
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 issues
  • Bipolar disorder and effects of prescription management
  • Jones' 0.015 g/210 liter correction factor
  • Custom (methamphetamine: amphetamine ratios, etc)
  • Specific disease states, chronic pain management
EXPERT WITNESS
  • Motions Hearings
  • DMV and Administrative License Revocations
  • Criminal and Civil Trials
  • Employment Arbitrations
  • Testimony record available upon request
  • Factors that may interfere with blood alcohol analyses
    • Microbial contamination with neogenesis
    • Trauma, profound stress
    • Hemorrhage
    • Intravenous fluids
    • "Salting-out"
    • Burns
    • Gastric bypass
    • Broken chain of custody
    • Certain drugs
    • Cross-reactivities
    • Instrumental or human errors

Dr. Guidry plans to keep Rocky Mountain Medical Legal Consultation, Inc. open for many years, offering continuity of service to loyal clients.
Your business is very much appreciated!

Contact Information:
Office telephone:970-619-0729
Facsimile: 970-689-3947
Email: medleg@cowisp.net 

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