FAMILY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

FAMILY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Septic Failure In Apartment Building Leads To Toxic Mold Conditions FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case involves a family who refused to pay rent because of lack of maintenance and upkeep on …  occurred allowing waste to overflow and cause mold. The family had since developed a host of medical conditions including asthma and C. difficile. An expert in environmental medicine familiar with household pathogens was sought to opine on whether or …

Physician Fails To Diagnose Early Heart Attack In Symptomatic Patient FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a 52-year-old female patient with a history of high cholesterol and anxiety who presented with complaints of severe back pain. Although the defendant physician was aware of the patient’s symptoms and medical history, he did not perf …

Patient Develops Bacterial Infection From Untreated Bedsore FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

Patient Develops Bacterial Infection From Untreated Bedsore

This case involves an elderly female patient who was admitted to the hospital after losing consciousness. She was diagnosed with pneumonia, taken to the ICU, and intubated. For the remainder of her time at the hospital, she was given breathing assistan …

PSA Test Controversy Discussed by Prostate Cancer Expert FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

PSA Test Controversy Discussed by Prostate Cancer Expert

A primary care physician was named in a lawsuit after one of his patients claimed that his PSA prostate testing was conducted negligently. Five years prior, the primary care physician had recommended PSA testing to his patient. The core was well below the  …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Colon Cancer FAMILY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who presented to her primary care physician with complaints of occasional rectal bleeding. According to the physician, the patient declined a digital rectal exam, despite the fact that one was allegedly offered. …