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Man Suffers Amputation Due to Cholesterol Medication Side Effects FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a patient with a preexisting thyroid disease who was prescribed a statin medication by the defendant due to slightly elevated cholesterol levels. Since he was administered the drug, he suffered a series of side effects, including diabet …

Physician Fails to Diagnose Babesiosis in Patient with History of Lyme Disease FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  suspected that she had Lyme disease once again, but the family practitioner insisted that there was no need for concern. Some …  patient presented once again with worsening symptoms. The family practitioner again dismissed her concerns of Lyme disease and suggested …

Primary Care Doctor Causes Delayed Cancer Diagnosis FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

Primary Care Doctor Causes Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves a delay in the diagnosis of cancer caused by alleged negligence on the part of a primary care physician. The Defendant in this case was a primary care provider for a young boy who visited the Defendant’s offic …

Family Medicine Physician Fails to Detect Fatal Infection FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

Family Medicine Physician Fails to Detect Fatal Infection

In this case, a male patient from Massachusetts had received the final injection of a series of vaccinations. After receiving the final injection in the series, the patient was taken to the emergency room with a high fever and symptoms of a possible se …

Foster Family Neglects Medical Care Plan FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

Foster Family Neglects Medical Care Plan

…  instituted when the child was first placed with the foster family, but it was never properly …