BRAIN DEATH EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Cardiologist Fails To Refer Child For Additional Testing BRAIN DEATH Expert Case

Cardiologist Fails To Refer Child For Additional Testing

…  tests were normal. However, no neurosurgical consult or brain MRI were ever ordered. The child subsequently suffered a serious seizure …  An MRI revealed a tangle of abnormal blood vessels in the brain. While the patient was in the hospital, the child suffered a massive …

Doctor Elects Not To Give HSV-Positive Patient Antiviral Medication BRAIN DEATH Expert Case

…  The next day, a craniotomy was performed for brain swelling and the patient was diagnosed with a stroke of unknown …  the patient continued to have seizures and suffered severe brain damage. It was alleged that if the rehab doctor had re-started the acyclovir, the patient would not have suffered this brain damage. An expert neurologist with experience treating patients with HSV …

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death BRAIN DEATH Expert Case

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death

…  regained consciousness, but he suffered intractable brain damage, which caused severe paralysis and memory loss. He was transferred …  to a nursing home, where he remained until his death two years …

Hospital Fails to Follow ICU Procedures and Causes Brain Death to Patient BRAIN DEATH Expert Case

…  ICU had not been restocked. The patient was later found brain dead due to suffocation. The patient died in a vegetative state and her …  hospital claiming that they were negligent in causing her death. A medical expert testified at trial that the hospital had failed to meet …