DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-099215
This expert has experience in Medical devices since 1992. Design experience since 1986. Areas of expertise include full life cycle product development of medical devices from conception through development including manufacturing, bench testing, verification, validation, packaging, labeling, clinical trials, regulatory approval, marketing, and sales training. Granted 28 patents (others pending), 7 awards, designs published by Life Magazine, was recognized as one of 100 ...
Expert Witness: E-160599
This highly qualified engineer earned his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He went on to earn his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 10 years of experience conducting failure analysis for various products including biomedical devices. He formerly served as Principal Mechanical Engineer at COR Innovations, Inc., a biomedical device start-up. In this role, he was ...
Expert Witness: E-026336
This qualified electric shock expert obtained his BS and MS in Bioengineering and Engineering Science from Stanford University and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. He is a Certified Professional Engineer and is a member of multiple engineering and bioengineering associations. The expert has published 75+ articles on electric shock and medical devices. He is an Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering at a top university in the South and remains ...

DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Hip Replacement Surgery Allegedly Causes Implant To Fail DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

This case involves an 80-year-old male patient who underwent a hip replacement revision for his left hip. He required a revision due to infection in his first implant. Because of the infection, the patient required a second implant as well as a femur …

Faulty Implantable Medical Device Causes Patient Fatality DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Faulty Implantable Medical Device Causes Patient Fatality

…  case involves the failure of a vagus nerve stimulator. The device was implanted in a child with severe epilepsy. Within two weeks, the …  off, and the child soon became unstable and died. A biomedical engineering expert with experience designing implantable medical …

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth

This case involves an elderly female patient who had implants placed in her jaw. When the implants were placed, a gap was found in the manufactured gum and the dentist put acrylic in to fill the gap. During the first fitting, the posts got stuck and the de …

Business Ethics Expert Discusses Alleged Sale of Defective Medical Devices DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  case involves a dispute against a medical device company. The plaintiff alleges that the company was engaged in unethical business practices; they were selling and marketing defective imaging devices that eventually ended up getting recalled shortly …

Defective Surgical Warming Blanket Design Blamed for Severe Burns DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  placed. The anesthesiologist denies that any alarm on the device sounded to alert him that the blanket was too hot. The attorney retained a biomedical engineering expert with warming blanket design experience to evaluate …

FDA Expert Discusses Adverse Event Reporting Requirements DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  discovered. It was claimed that the injury was caused by a defectively designed hemorrhoidectomy stapler, and that the manufacturer of the device had failed to disclose the issue in accordance with FDA …

Computer Software Experts Opine on Programming Error in Defective Ventilator System DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  case involves a now-recalled bedside device used to accommodate medical patients with respiratory disorders such as COPD. In this instance a …  patient in an Alaskan hospital who depended on the device for respiration. One week after the device was purchased, it suddenly …

Defective Medical Device Injures Patient DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Defective Medical Device Injures Patient

…  ablation procedure to alleviate these symptoms, using a device manufactured by the defendant. A representative for the defendant …  that was being used. Before the procedure began, the device did not pass a basic operational test conducted by the physician, and …