DELAYED TREATMENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Allegedly Receives Delayed Lung Cancer Diagnosis Following Chest X-Ray DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

…  that there was a significant possibility that even if the treatments initially appeared successful, the plaintiff would have relapsed. …  absent the delay in diagnosis, the plaintiff’s course of treatment would have been different. Held The court held that the defendant’s …

Patient Succumbs To Skin Cancer Following Delayed Diagnosis DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

…  sun exposure who consistently visited a dermatologist for treatment of moles. The patient presented to the dermatologist with lesions on …  patient returned to the dermatologist for several freezing treatments with minimal changes. Finally, a biopsy was taken more than a year …

Patient Is Left On Permanent Oxygen Following Delayed Infection Diagnosis DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

…  a followup appointment after completing the medication treatment and was told by her pulmonologist that she was recovered. However, …  He was referred to an infectious disease physician and treatment for the MAC commenced. In spite of multiple treatments, the patient …

Negligent Emergency Room Triage Leads To Fatality Due To Stroke DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

…  admission, the patient was 2 hours into the 5-hour window treatment from his last known normal. The patient expected to receive tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) treatment, however, he was never given tPA. Over the course of 4 hours in the …

Cardiologist Fails To Refer Child For Additional Testing DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

Cardiologist Fails To Refer Child For Additional Testing

This case involves an 8-year-old boy who experienced recurring palpitations and dizziness for several months. The child was taken to a cardiologist who thought the symptoms to be heart-related. The child’s Holter monitor tests were normal. However, no ne …

Hospital Patient With High Blood Pressure Dies After Premature Discharge DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

This case involved a 43-year-old female patient who presented to the emergency room following a motor vehicle accident. The patient complained of neck, shoulder, and hip pain. Upon exam, she was noted to have extremely high blood pressure. It was later dis …

Delayed Bowel Perforation Intervention Causes Patient Kidney Injury DELAYED TREATMENT Expert Case

This case involves a 69-year-old male patient with a complicated medical history who underwent a colonoscopy. He was noted to have a diverticular stricture and the surgeon suspected perforation. The structure was marked with an ink spot, and a chest  …