CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Suffers Anaphylaxis Following Immunotherapy Treatment CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves a 12-year-old otherwise healthy child who received a series of weekly subcutaneous immunotherapy shots. The child had periodically received allergy treatment by the defendant physician and had reacted positively to the first 4 shots of the series. Upon receiving …

Youth Program Director With Criminal History Sexually Assaults Boy CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  previously been accused of sexually assaulting minors and that the program had not run a background check prior to hiring the …  so the director was the only adult attending to the children. It was alleged that the program did not develop appropriate protocols to avoid, recognize, and respond to cases of …

Student Injured On School Property By Unsafe Glass Door CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves a group of children that were roughhousing near the glass doors of their school cafeteria. One of the children pushed a fellow student who fell into a glass door. The impact of the …  expert in glass was sought to examine the door in question and discuss whether this type of glass was appropriate for use in this …

Delayed Cancer Diagnoses Leaves Infant Permanently Paralyzed CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  as the left. He was admitted for a workup, but X-rays and a skeletal survey came back negative. Although the nurse noted that the …  was sought to opine on whether there was a lapse in the standard of care for this …

Student Sexually Assaulted By Coach On School Premises CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Student Sexually Assaulted By Coach On School Premises

…  took place over the course of several athletic seasons and happened after school hours. Although the coach worked directly for the …  the coach’s actions. It was alleged that improper security and supervision as well as lack of appropriate policy and procedure to address …

Toddler Seriously Injured By Improperly Stacked Boxes At Large Retailer CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  involves a toddler at a large bix box retail store who wandered into an aisle where boxes were being unloaded. There were 6 employees …  the top of each stack were precariously perched. As the child entered the aisle, she accidentally stumbled into a stack of boxes, …

Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Botched C-Section CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves an infant in Maryland who suffered brain damage due to complications suffered during a botched c-section. On the date of the incident in question the child‘s mother was taken to hospital by ambulance with contractions, however …  the c- section, after which doctors determined that the child was brain damaged. It is alleged that there were complications due to …

Child is Seriously Injured by Playground Equipment CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child is Seriously Injured by Playground Equipment

…  several pieces of equipment that had been newly designed and released by the manufacturer. The equipment contained supposedly decorative …  boy had to be hospitalized for an extended period of time, and suffered a traumatic brain injury which resulted in behavioral changes …