CARDIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

CARDIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Mismanagement of Atrial Fibrillation Leads to Permanent Injuries CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male patient who had been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and treated with Nexterone. A few months after starting treatment, the man began to develop a number of complications, including a chronic cough, shortness of breath …

Patient Suffers Deep Tissue Infection Following Routine Cardiac Procedure CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman in Nebraska with an artificial right hip that had been installed one year before the events of the incident in question. The woman first presented to the hospital with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath, …

Cardiology Expert Discusses Sudden Death of Teenager Due to Mismanaged Care CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a teenage boy in Indiana with a previous medical history significant for asthma who presented to his primary care physician with complaints of persistent pain when breathing, as well as a fever. He was sent home with a prescription for a …

Patient is Killed Following Abrupt Warfarin Cessation CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Patient is Killed Following Abrupt Warfarin Cessation

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in Iowa who had been on on Warfarin for prophylactic treatment of a cardiovascular condition for several years. He was monitored by the anti-coagulation unit at the defendant facility for the duration of his t …

Expert EMT Evaluates Improper Transportation of Heart Attack Victim CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a female patient in Mississippi with a history of open heart surgery who was admitted to the hospital with complaints of chest pain. After undergoing a series of tests at her local hospital it was determined that she was suffering fro …

Cardiology Experts Discuss Pulmonary Embolism Following Trip and Fall Accident CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient in otherwise good health who was still working, driving and living independently when she suffered a trip and fall accident in the parking lot of a major big box retailer. She sustained a knee injury, as well as …

Internal Medicine Expert Witness Evaluates Negligent Coumadin Management CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient in New Jersey who had a medical history significant for atrial fibrillation, for which she was being treated with Coumadin. The patient was receiving Coumadin daily, in 5mg doses, while under the care and super …