HEALTHCARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Man Suffers Bowel Perforation, Sepsis After Robotic-Assisted Surgery HEALTHCARE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in New Mexico who suffered complications after undergoing a robotic-assisted prostatectomy in order to treat early-stage prostate cancer. The surgery was performed with the assistance of a da Vinci robotic surg …

Database Expert Witness Evaluates Electronic Medical Record Errors HEALTHCARE Expert Case

 This case involves electronic medical record (EMR) entries and the subsequent revisions made by a physician. There was an incident which resulted in the permanent paralysis of a 30-year-old male. Counsel seeks an expert with familiarity of electronic med …

Insurance Expert Witness Opines on Bad Faith Action HEALTHCARE Expert Case

Insurance Expert Witness Opines on Bad Faith Action

Case: Lopez v. Allstate Fire & Cas. Ins. Co., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144823 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 26, 2015) Background:  The plaintiffs brought this third-party auto insurance bad faith action against Defendant Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Comp …

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay HEALTHCARE Expert Case

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay

This case takes place in New Hampshire and involves an older female who was admitted to an inpatient medical facility for medical treatment over the course of several days. While she was in the hospital, she was paired with another female roommate with a k …

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System HEALTHCARE Expert Case

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System

This surgical technology case takes place in Colorado and involves a patient who underwent a hysterectomy using a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. The patient suffered thermal rectal burns and perforation that went unrecognized at the time of the surger …

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries HEALTHCARE Expert Case

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a middle-aged female patient who underwent a complete hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System surgical technology. During the procedure a cut was made in the patient’s intestines that went unnoti …

Health Agency Allegedly Defrauds Medicare HEALTHCARE Expert Case

Health Agency Allegedly Defrauds Medicare

This case takes place in Connecticut and involves alleged fraud in Medicare. The defendants owned and operated a home health care agency that employed nurses to provide complimentary medical services at assisted living facilities, offering free blood press …

Hospital Shooting Occurs Due To Inadequate Security Measures HEALTHCARE Expert Case

This case involves a shooting at an Orgeon hospital that resulted in injury and death. Law enforcement rushed to the scene and victims were treated by doctors on the hospital campus. More than three dozen police cars, including SWAT team vehicles, surround …