HIV EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Sports Employment Professionals Comment on Workplace Discrimination Case HIV Expert Case

…  the harassment became worse when she was diagnosed with HIV, and was afraid to retaliate in case she was discharged and lost her prescription insurance benefit that kept the HIV in remission. The case required an athletic management expert who could …

Temporary Medical Staffing Agency Fails to Adequately Screen Malicious Employee HIV Expert Case

…  she was harboring the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The nurse worked as a radiologic technician with duties of staffing the …  employment. Subsequently, the nurse tested positive for HIV and failed to take the proper safety precautions while placing IV’s and …

Infectious Disease Physician Fails to Prevent Pneumonia in HIV Patient HIV Expert Case

…  case involved a thirty-five-year-old, HIV positive male who died of pneumocystis pneumonia as a result of failed medical prophylaxis. This man was diagnosed with HIV prior to his death, and had been properly managed with anti-retroviral …

HIV Patient Dies From Sepsis HIV Expert Case

HIV Patient Dies From Sepsis

…  case involves a thirty-seven-year-old man, diagnosed with HIV, who presented to the emergency department with progressive shortness of …  He explained to physicians that he elected to stop his HIV therapy regimen ten years ago because of the adverse effect of severe …

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant HIV Expert Case

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant

This case involves a live donor liver transplant case in a forty-two-year-old woman who was suffering from progressive amyloid polyneuropathy. The patient received a portion of her brother’s liver after they were determined to be a proper HLA match. The  …

Woman Sues Man for Transmitting Herpes After Sexual Relations HIV Expert Case

Woman Sues Man for Transmitting Herpes After Sexual Relations

The case involves a 32-year-old woman who had unprotected sex with a man who had Herpes Simplex Virus II.  The woman sued her sexual partner for knowingly transmitting the disease and sought to recuperate damages from her medical condition along with asso …