ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Adhesive Experts Opine on Wound Caused by Allergic Reaction to Surgical Tape ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

…  case involves a patient in Vermont with a known skin allergy to adhesive tapes who also possessed an extremely delicate skin …  clearly indicated that he had an allergy to adhesives, and the patient was also wearing a medical alert bracelet that made note of …

Patient Suffers Life Threatening Reaction During Prick Test ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

…  during which her breathing tubes swelled dramatically and deprived her of air for an extended period of time. As a result of this …  deprivation, the patient suffered permanent brain damage and is now permanently disabled. It was alleged that the doctor administering …

Medication Allegedly Causes Fatal Stroke ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Medication Allegedly Causes Fatal Stroke

…  case takes place in California and involves a patient that was diagnosed with a psychological condition who had a known allergy to a particular class of antipsychotic medication. She presented to the …

Surgical Implant Causes Allergic Reaction ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Surgical Implant Causes Allergic Reaction

…  case takes place in South Carolina and involves Composix surgical mesh, which was designed to assist with hernia …  In most instances, patients developed a severe infection and foreign body response in rejection of the mesh once implanted. It is …

Life Care Planner Evaluates Healthcare Costs For Intellectually Disabled Teen ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

…  autism analysis case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a teenager with a past medical history of autism, disruptive …  intractable seizures from a very young age, and overall intellectual disability with an IQ of 50-60. The patient’s …  Kineret injections, Privigen infusions, Keppra, Risperdal and Zithromax. The patient is dependent on his parents and a home nurse for …

Allergic Reaction To Amoxicillin Results in Brain Damage ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Allergic Reaction To Amoxicillin Results in Brain Damage

…  His preoperative paper work clearly stated that he had an allergy to penicillin, however he was prescribed amoxicillin by the defendant …  Four days later, he presented to the drug store and filled the prescription for amoxicillin. The allergy information listed on …

Prescription Administered Despite Documented Drug Allergy ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

…  Percocet for pain, despite clear documentation of an allergy to the medication on her preoperative medical clearance note. Before …  specifically asked the patient if she had any allergies and she verbally confirmed that it was on her chart. A few months prior, the …