DOCTOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthopedic surgery expert witness advises on total hip replacement infections DOCTOR Expert Case

…  During the procedure, the surgeon removed an abscess. The doctor did not complete the implantation of the Biomet prosthesis. The …  despite the infection. The plaintiff alleges the first doctor and surgical staff were negligent in removing the abscess and the second …

Neurology expert witness advises on delayed treatment of stroke DOCTOR Expert Case

A neurology expert witness opines on a stroke victim’s claims that delayed treatment caused further damage. The plaintiff was a sixty-two-year-old Caucasian male who had a history of diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, obesity and diabetic ketoacidosis f …

Accident Reconstruction Required in Deadly Motorcycle Crash DOCTOR Expert Case

This case involves a wrongful death suit in which the plaintiff-decedent was driving a motorcycle at a high rate of speed. The plaintiff was also carrying a passenger. As the plaintiff and his passenger went over a 4 lane bridge, the defendant-decedent was …

Vaginal Mesh Implant Results in Severe Health Complications DOCTOR Expert Case

Vaginal Mesh Implant Results in Severe Health Complications

…  training in urogynecology and pelvic surgery. The doctor diagnosed the woman with a symptomatic third degree rectocele (a form of …  prolapse) and severe stress urinary incontinence. The doctor recommended that the woman have a transvaginal mesh implantation. The …

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart DOCTOR Expert Case

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart

…  to persuade the charge nurse to summon the patient’s doctor until that evening. The patient was brought into emergency surgery and …  the patient’s deteriorating condition and notifying her doctors of her condition at an earlier …

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient DOCTOR Expert Case

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient

…  of preeclampsia. The patient had been observed by her doctor as having high blood pressure and a trace of protein in her urine. The patient went to her doctor later complaining of diarrhea and a fever and told the doctor she had …