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Christopher Brigham, MD

Brigham and Associates, Inc. is dedicated to improving healthcare and the disability and claims systems to ensure accurate decisions and prevent needless disability. We accomplish this through web-based resources, training, speaking, writing, and consultation.

Consultation services range from case analysis to system process redesign. We apply best practices, as reflected in evidence-based medicine and current national guidelines. We are best known for our expertise in medical impairment evaluation.

“We improve outcomes and reduce the human and financial costs associated with needless disability.”

book cover: Living Abled and Healthy (field: disability and healthy living recovery)
Dr. Brigham is the principal author, with Henry Bennett, of “Living Abled and Healthy, Your Guide to Injury and Illness Recovery.” Details at LivingAbled.com.

We assist with complex issues often associated with state and federal workers’ compensation programs, Defense Based Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act, automobile casualty, and bodily injury claims. Our clients include physicians and other healthcare providers, insurers, claims organizations, attorneys (defense and plaintiff), employers, and government agencies.

Medical issues are often complex and require physician discernment, therefore all our analyses are completed by board-certified physicians with extensive experience with the Guides. Company founder Christopher R. Brigham, MD is one of the nation’s leading authorities on impairment and disability evaluation and management.