COUMADIN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Hematology Expert Opines on Pulmonary Embolism Linked to IVC Filter COUMADIN Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a medical history of clotting issues who developed a hematoma on her upper right thigh. She presented to the hospital and was admitted with an elevated INR as well as swelling in the affected leg. The patient’s anticoag …

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin COUMADIN Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin

This case involves a male patient in California who presented to the defending hospital in order to have a routine surgical procedure. During the procedure, a portion of the patient’s bowel was injured, but they were able to stem the bleeding and conclude  …

Patient is Killed Following Abrupt Warfarin Cessation COUMADIN 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 …

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy COUMADIN Expert Case

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy

This case involves a female patient with a history of coronary artery disease, as well as a number of different cardiovascular defects, for which she had undergone multiple surgeries and was on blood thinning medication. A routine chest x-ray had revealed  …