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Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash

This case involves a toddler who was killed in a car accident. On the date of the incident in question, the child was riding in the back seat of her family’s car when her father, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle after hitting a large patch of b …

Biomechanical Engineering Expert Discusses Catastrophic Failure of Hip Implant BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This biomechanics and kinesiology case involves a critical failure of an orthopedic hip implant in Michigan. The plaintiff was an active woman in her early 60’s who had undergone a hip replacement procedure several months before the date of the incident i …

Biomechanics Expert Discusses Spinal Fracture Suffered During Ambulance Ride BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was picked up by emergency medical workers after having suffered an apparent seizure while attending her son’s baseball game. Due to severe confusion as well as belligerent behavior, the woman had been restrained pr …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Mud Run Participant’s Injuries BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a nonprofit fundraising race that was designed to give funds to a local charity. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event …

Woman Suffers Paraplegia Following Accident in Fitness Competition BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 30-year-old female who was involved in a boot camp competition at a health club, where personal trainers expected her to lift a large amount of weight from the floor to above her head as many times as possible within a given time frame …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Botched Robotic Hysterectomy BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered severe burns during a robotically assisted hysterectomy. The patient was a middle-aged woman who was under the care of the Defendant for an ongoing gynecological issue, for which total hysterectomy was recommende …

Total hip replacement results in sciatic nerve injury and foot drop BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient who was admitted to the hospital for an elective total left hip replacement. After surgery, the patient complained of an inability to flex or extend their left ankle. The impression in the medical note was that there was a post …

Corrosion Expert Witness Opines on Defective Hip Implant Component BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a claim against the medical device manufacturer of Wright Conserve Hip Replacement, a metal-on-metal total hip prosthesis. Numerous patients in the state of Georgia who have received this implant have suffered complications following tot …

Corrosion Expert Comments on Metallosis From Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient from Mississippi who suffered from metallosis after receiving a hip implant. Several months after receiving a metal-on-metal hip implant manufactured by a leading medical device manufacturer, the patient began to suffer from a …