CEREBRAL PALSY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-007500
As a Residence Case Manager for a major Cerebral Palsy corporation, this expert supervised staff at two residential locations and managed the cases for up to 12 consumers, preparing all program documentation for consumers based on Residential Habilitation Plans and Office for People With Developmental Disabilities regulations Currently, and since January 2010, this expert is a Director at United Cerebral Palsy, wherein she is the administrator of a 22-bed Intermediate ...
Expert Witness: E-083635
This highly qualified expert has been a registered nurse for over 35 years. She has worked as a rehabilitation and intravenous nurse in both the hospital and home health care setting in OH. She has been a certified life care planner and case manager for 15 years and a certified nurse life care planner for over 5 years. She is also a certified brain injury specialist by the Brain Injury Association of America. She is a member of several professional organizations ...
Expert Witness: E-013332
This expert is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics/ Neonatology in full time academic practice at a large Children's Hospital and Perinatal Regional Referral Center. She teaches medical students, residents and fellows in the classroom and at bedside, serves as Director of Quality Assurance for a busy Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and conducts clinical trials. She is published in leading peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited ...
Expert Witness: E-063727
This expert received his MSc and PhD in Biomechanics from the University of Waterloo (Canada), and followed up with a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mobility at Toronto Rehab Institute/Sunnybrook Hospital/University of Toronto. He has over 25 years of experience in biomechanics and kinesiology of human movement. His clinical and research work has included orthotics & prosthetics, footwear, back injury, and neurological disorders (cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, stroke, ...
Expert Witness: E-014119
This expert has been the Chief of Pediatrics at the Chicago Shriners Hospitals for Children since 1981, the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury program since its inception in 1983, and in 2005 became the Assistant Chief of Staff, Medicine. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and an MD from University of Illinois. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the Subspecialty of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. He is the immediate ...

CEREBRAL PALSY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed Diagnosis Of Bacterial Infection Causes Premature Twin Birth CEREBRAL PALSY Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was confirmed by ultrasound to have a twin pregnancy. The patient was seen by her obstetrician at 22 weeks gestation with complaints of leaking clear fluid and pelvic pain. The obstetrician did not measure cervic …

Delayed C-Section Leads to Infant Fatality CEREBRAL PALSY Expert Case

Delayed C-Section Leads to Infant Fatality

…  urine. A head ultrasound was performed that demonstrated cerebral edema and an MRI indicated a prolonged hypoxic …

Failure to Detect Irregular Cord Blood Gasses Causes Lifelong Neurological Damage CEREBRAL PALSY Expert Case

This child neurology case involves the failure of physicians to detect irregular cord blood gasses in a neonatal patient.  The arterial cord blood values were indicative of severe fetal acidemia but there was no intervention attempted by the neonatal hos …