BIOMECHANICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

BIOMECHANICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a charity race. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event staff. Many of the obstacles involved climbing, yet participant …

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, where she was expected to lift a large amount of weight from the floor to above her head as many times as possible within a given time frame. Due to the timed nature of th …

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 a major medical device manufacturer for its metal-on-polyethylene total hip prosthesis. Numerous patients in the state of Georgia who have received this implant have suffered complications following total hip arthroplast …

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 …

Accident Reconstruction Experts Evaluate Fatal Crash BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Accident Reconstruction Experts Evaluate Fatal Crash

This case takes place in Florida and involves a young man who was killed in an auto accident by means of a vertebral fracture in the neck. The man was driving at the posted speed limit on a two-lane country road he traveled frequently when he was struck by …

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Fails, Begins To Spin in Socket BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who underwent a hip replacement surgery at a hospital in the states of Louisiana. She was seen urgently by an orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist eight years later, due to sudden onset pain in the operative hip. …

Aviation expert witness opines on fatal helicopter crash BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

 Expert witnesses specialize in aerospace, aviation safety and aviation appraisal discuss a fatal helicopter crash that killed two people and injured 3 others. This case takes place in Oklahoma and involves a helicopter that performed a steep-angle takeof …