BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Inadequate Warnings on Medical Device Packaging Allegedly Lead to Patient Injury BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a hip implant with package labeling that failed to disclose that it contained a number of cobalt components. The man had undergone surgery to implant the hip, which proceeded without incident. However, shortly after the surgery the p …

Biomedical Engineering Expert Discusses Infection From Heater-Cooler Device BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a patient who allegedly contracted a pulmonary infection following cardiothoracic surgery. The patient in question had undergone open heart surgery in order to treat a malformation in his aorta, during which he was placed on cardio-pulmo …

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful

A group of patients who all allegedly suffered complications after the use of Zimmer products in their total hip arthroplasty procedures decided to file a class action against the device manufacturer. Each patient had suffered Metallosis, or the buildup of …

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 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 …