CVA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Young Patient Suffers Stroke After Chiropractic Manipulation CVA Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Wisconsin in his mid 20’s with a history of back pain that was being managed through chiropractic spinal manipulation. Following one of his sessions, the patient experienced vertigo, nausea, and chills as soon as he lef …

Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor CVA Expert Case

This case involves a child in Virginia who was seen by  pediatrician with complaints of vomiting and sore throat. The child was treated with antibiotics, as well as additional medication for pain and vomiting, and sent home. A few days later, the child w …

Patient is Killed by Undiagnosed Thyroid Condition CVA Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Undiagnosed Thyroid Condition

This case takes place in Maryland and involves a female patient who collapsed while running a 5k nonprofit fundraising race for charity. She was admitted to a local hospital where she received a complete cardiac workup that revealed an irregular heartbeat. …

Patient Sustains Severe Brain Damage From CT Angiogram CVA Expert Case

Patient Sustains Severe Brain Damage From CT Angiogram

This case involves a patient who presented to the hospital with complaints of dizziness, numbness to the fingertips and face, and shortness of breath. A CT without contrast revealed a large, non-specific, oval-shaped mass centered in the region of the left …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home CVA Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

…  an 84-year-old male with a medical history significant for CVA, cachexia, hypertension, type II diabetes, and mild anemia. The patient recently suffered a CVA with left hemiparesis and was discharged to a nursing home for further …

Fatal Air Embolism After Central Line Removal CVA Expert Case

Fatal Air Embolism After Central Line Removal

This case involves an 18-year-old female that was suffering from a severe asthma attack when she was taken to the ER. Upon being admitted, she was placed on a central line due to recurrent unstable blood pressure values.  After a week in the hospital, the …