DVT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Blood Clotting Disorder From Testosterone Use DVT Expert Case

This case involves a 60-year-old male that was prescribed testosterone for 6 months. He was found to have a pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis at the end of the 6 months. Testing was done which showed he had developed Factor V Leiden blood-clo …

Hematology Expert Opines on Pulmonary Embolism Linked to IVC Filter DVT Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a medical history of clotting issues who developed a hematoma on her upper right thigh. She presented to the hospital and was admitted with an elevated INR as well as swelling in the affected leg. The patient’s anticoag …

Airplane Passenger With Pre-Existing Condition is Injured by Falling Luggage DVT Expert Case

…  during a flight. The woman had a past medical history of DVT and was being treated with anticoagulants at the time of the incident. The …  Since the incident, the patient claimed that her existing DVT had been exacerbated, and that the airline should have taken steps to …

Hematology Expert Opines on Missed Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT Expert Case

Hematology Expert Opines on Missed Deep Vein Thrombosis

This case involves a middle-aged, obese woman who suffered an injury to her right leg during a fall from the bleachers at her son’s baseball game. Immediately after the accident she was taken to the emergency room, where x-rays indicated a possible injury  …

Patient is Killed by Saddle Embolism Following Unnecessary Surgery DVT Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged woman in Connecticut who died while recovering from elective cosmetic surgery. According to a post-mortem examination, it was discovered that the patient should not have been cleared for surgery, especially after an EKG per …

Patient Injured by Undiagnosed Blood Clots DVT Expert Case

Patient Injured by Undiagnosed Blood Clots

This case takes place in California and involves a delayed diagnosis of blood clots causing complications. The patient presented to the ER with symptoms of pain, nausea, and difficulty walking. The patient was initially treated with pain medication and in …