DOCTOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient DOCTOR Expert Case

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient

This case concerns a patient who was admitted to a VA Hospital because he had poorly controlled diabetes and had persistent arm and leg weakness. An initial examination showed that the patient’s blood sugar was dangerously high and he was given intraveno …

OBGYN Expert Witness Opines on Infant’s Injured Kidneys During Delivery DOCTOR Expert Case

…  baby was in the breech position before the birth and the doctor planned to deliver the baby by cesarean section. An examination of the …  that the baby’s heartbeat was decelerating. When the doctor tried to deliver the baby, he found that the buttocks were visible and …

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient DOCTOR Expert Case

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient

This case involves a forty-five-year-old female who presented to her primary care physician’s office with complaints of a nodular lump on her breast. At the initial visit, the patient was only seen by a medical student, the physician did not interview or …

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer DOCTOR Expert Case

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

This urologic oncology case involves a fifty-six-year-old man who was undergoing treatment for urinary frequency, nighttime urination, and occasional blood in the urine. The urologist performed a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bla …