FETAL MONITORING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Decision To Pursue Natural Childbirth Leaves Infant With Brain Damage FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

This case involves a patient that had a high-risk pregnancy. The patient’s physician knew that the fetus had the umbilical cord surrounding the cervical spine and that the nuchal cord was a concern. Rather than scheduling a caesarian section to remove the  …

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery

This case involves a mother in her early thirties who was pregnant with her second child. Very early on in her pregnancy, it was discovered that she was carrying twins. Her pregnancy proceeded with no complications until the end of her second trimester, wh …

Woman Dies Following C-Section FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

Woman Dies Following C-Section

This case takes place in Illinois and involves a woman who underwent an emergency C-section. During the delivery of the infant, the OBGYN noted several adhesions which were apparently interfering with the c-section procedure. The OBGYN decided to cut the  …

Newborn Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury During Complicated Delivery FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

…  began having contractions at 41 weeks and was on a fetal heart rate monitor. The baseline BPM was 128 with average long-term …  was increased. Two-hours later, it was noted that the fetal heart rate dropped to 60-BPM. The defendant Obstetrician was at the …

Infant Dies After Complicated Vaginal Delivery FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

Infant Dies After Complicated Vaginal Delivery

…  to a tertiary care center. Upon application of the fetal heart monitoring device, the FHR was 180-185 for one minute and then decelerated to …

Missed Diagnosis of Classic Obstetric Complication FETAL MONITORING Expert Case

Missed Diagnosis of Classic Obstetric Complication

…  a stenography that showed all normal findings and external fetal monitoring was also normal. The patient did not have high blood pressure at the …