HERNIATED DISC EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthopedic Surgeon Lacerates Patient’s Nerve HERNIATED DISC Expert Case

Orthopedic Surgeon Lacerates Patient’s Nerve

…  a 49-year-old male patient with a history of a previous herniated disc who suffered another herniated disc after heavy weight lifting in the gym. …

Patient Suffers Delayed Treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome HERNIATED DISC Expert Case

…  as painkillers and, after an MRI was administered, was discharged him home. Over the course of the next few days, the patient was not …  was eventually diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome and herniated disc …

Orthopedic Surgeon Expert Witness Opines on Misplaced Pedicle Screw Removal HERNIATED DISC Expert Case

…  imaging which revealed ulnar nerve compression due to disc herniation. Spinal surgery was recommended by the treating physician. The …  procedure to alleviate radiculopathic pain related to a herniated disc at C7-T1. According to the operative report, the procedure was …

Endoscopic Percutaneous Discectomy Results in Paralysis HERNIATED DISC Expert Case

Endoscopic Percutaneous Discectomy Results in Paralysis

…  female patient who underwent an endoscopic/percutaneous discectomy for a lumbar disc prolapse. Unfortunately, the patient was left with …  of the lower extremity as a result.  The plaintiff had a herniated disc in the L4/L5 region. She went to the defending doctor for an …

Discectomy Gone Wrong Causes Spinal Stenosis, Cauda Equina, and Foot Drop HERNIATED DISC Expert Case

…  case involves a 48-year-old male who underwent a micro-discectomy at L3-L4. Immediately following the procedure, the patient …  L3-L4 juncture, which was consistent with a large central disc herniation. A second surgery was performed the following day that revealed …