Frequently Asked Questions

Expert Witnesses

Chiropractic-Legal Issues

  • Is Dr. Clum available to provide assistance to plaintiff and defense clients?

    • Yes. Write to or call 510.827.4027 

  • Is Dr. Clum available to assist in legal review matters in any state?

    • Yes.  

  • Can I have my lawyer contact Dr. Clum directly?

    • Yes. Write to: or call 510.827.4027

  • Will Dr. Clum accept all cases brought for consideration?

    • No. Cases are considered individually on the circumstances of each case. Conflicts of interest arising  from previous activities or association with Dr. Clum will also be evaluated individually

  • Is Dr. Clum available to consult on specific issues on behalf of a chiropractor or chiropractic office absent any form of legal action being involved?

    • Yes. Not being an attorney Dr. Clum is not available to offer legal advice on any matters. He is available however to assist with review of common procedures and practices in an office setting such as the development and implementation of informed consent related documents and procedures. Write to or call 510.827.4027

  • I will be deposed in a professional liability matter related to cervical spine adjusting and vertebral artery issues. Is Dr. Clum available to help me prepare for such a deposition and perhaps in-court testimony if it should come to that?

    • Yes. Dr. Clum requests that you discuss this option thoroughly with your legal counsel and make sure he/she is fully on board with this effort as in deposition you will likely be asked “who have you discussed this matter with other than your legal counsel?”

Continuing Education

Professional Development

  • How would I go about discussing having Dr. Clum speak to my state Chiropractic association?

    • Write to: or call 510.827.4027 to begin discussions about engaging Dr. Clum as a speaker

  •  Have Dr. Clum’s presentations received continuing education credits or professional development credits in the past?

    • Dr. Clum’s presentations have received approval everywhere in the world they have been presented for consideration. He has received CE/CPD approval in countries in Africa, Asia, the South Pacific, Europe, North America and South America. Depending on the presentation content, the credits have included those in the following categories: general chiropractic education and training, clinical/diagnostic education and training, and risk management education and training.

  • Does Dr. Clum present any lectures by means of a webinar format?

    • Yes. Webinar style presentations can easily be arranged.

  • Can Dr. Clum prepare a custom syllabus and presentation content if needed?

    • Yes. Fees for a presentation such as this would also include needed presentation development and documentation time.

  • Is Dr. Clum available to assist other presenters in developing lectures/presentation in his areas of expertise if needed?

    • Yes. This type of support can be arranged as needed/desired.