BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Faulty Implantable Medical Device Causes Patient Fatality BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Faulty Implantable Medical Device Causes Patient Fatality

…  turned off, and the child soon became unstable and died. A biomedical engineering expert with experience designing implantable medical devices was …

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 …