One of the strong factors in the growth of clinical neuropsychology has been the use of such evaluations for legal evaluations. These cases have ranged from cases of social security disability to multi-million dollar lawsuits involving accidents and medical malpractice. Moreover, neuropsychology “defenses” have become more common in the litigation of murder cases both in terms of establishing guilt and innocence and as considerations in deciding on punishment.
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