LABOR AND DELIVERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-502259
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in labor and delivery nursing, as well as maternal newborn nursing. She earned her BSN from Salem State University and has been practicing as a nurse for 13 years. She has formerly served as a clinical educator at Salem State University and as a registered nurse in the obstetrics unit at Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She has experience working in the operating room on cases that include cesarean sections, cerclage ...
Expert Witness: E-513545
This qualified expert has 7 years of experience in the field of nursing. She earned her BSN from Quinnipiac University and holds a certification in advanced electronic fetal monitoring. She began her career in the medical field as a patient care technician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then served as a registered nurse in the women's health unit at the University of Virginia Medical Center, where she worked in the labor and delivery unit, the postpartum ...
Expert Witness: E-008365
This qualified nurse currently works as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse at two major university-affiliated hospitals which are nationally recognized as among the best providers of OB/GYN care. He received an A.S. in Nursing from Quincy College and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Certified as a Registered Nurse in Inpatient Obstetrics and in Electronic Fetal Monitoring, he previously worked as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse for a ...
Expert Witness: E-015248
This double board certified and highly qualified expert has had an extensive amount of experience in his field. He holds a Bachelors in Arts degree in Biology and Philosophy. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he decided to pursue a career in medicine by attending medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. In addition, he also obtained a masters in science in NIH Human Investigation from Thomas Jefferson University. His residency training took place at ...
Expert Witness: E-006267
This certified registered nurse specializes in the practice of Labor and Delivery and Obstetrical Triage and has nearly two decades of specialty experience in her field, serving in both management and clinical roles at several major healthcare centers including one of the largest Labor & Delivery units in the country.
Expert Witness: E-035256
This expert earned her BS in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA. She holds an NCC certification as an inpatient obstetric nurse (RNC-OB) and a Healthy Children's Project certification as a lactation counselor (CLC). He formerly served as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael, San Antonio Community Hospital, and Midstate Medical Center. She currently serves as a labor and delivery nurse a major medical center in Boston, ...
Expert Witness: E-128693
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years experience in her field. She completed both her BSN and MSN at Loyola University, and earned her DNP at the University of San Francisco. She is certified in Neonatal Intensive Care, and has published several books and numerous articles on this subject. She has previously worked as a Neonatal Intensive Care Staff Nurse at numerous hospitals, as well as serving as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at California State University of East ...

LABOR AND DELIVERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Untrained Prison Nurses Cause Death Of Pregnant Inmate LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

Untrained Prison Nurses Cause Death Of Pregnant Inmate

…  facility for women. She was pregnant at the time and the jail was aware of this. On the last day of her incarceration, the …  complained of birth pains and thought she was going into labor. She complained throughout the day, but her complaints were ignored by …

Decision To Pursue Natural Childbirth Leaves Infant With Brain Damage LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  had the umbilical cord surrounding the cervical spine and that the nuchal cord was a concern. Rather than scheduling a caesarian …  around her neck such that it had to be cut to complete the delivery. Immediately upon birth, the baby suffered seizures, hypoxic …

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section

…  during which the surgeon noted the uterus was scarred and sclerosed. On the first day after her surgery, the patient’s white blood …  to be 3.2 with a left shift. Her urinary output was low and she had periods of hypotension. The next day, the patient had increasing …

Failure To Perform C-Section Causes Fatal Twin Birth LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

Failure To Perform C-Section Causes Fatal Twin Birth

…  of one baby after a twin vaginal delivery. Prior to her labor, the mother was never consulted regarding the possibility of a C-section …  variety of complications, including low umbilical cord pH and Apgar scores the started at 1 and never rose above 2. The baby was noted …

Infant Dies After Obstructed Labor And Delivery Complications LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  The patient was screened 10 weeks prior to delivery and it was discovered she had gestational diabetes. She was referred to a …  sugar levels following that visit. The patient went into labor at 34 weeks gestation. Prior to the delivery, the patient requested …

Delayed Diagnosis Of Bacterial Infection Causes Premature Twin Birth LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  22 weeks gestation with complaints of leaking clear fluid and pelvic pain. The obstetrician did not measure cervical length or recommend …  patient had developed chorioamnionitis due to prolonged labor. The twins were born with birth defects and one of the twins passed away …

Premature Newborn Not Treated Because Of Miscalculated Gestational Age LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  preterm neonate with conflicting Apgars recorded post delivery. Following the second Apgar reading, the neonate was presumed dead and taken to a warmer. Because of the estimated gestational age, the neonate …

Woman Suffers Permanent Reproductive Damage After Breech Birth LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  that the patient’s baby was in the breech position and that the patient was dilated by several centimeters. Nevertheless, the …  following morning, when it became clear that she was in labor. The patient experienced a traumatic vaginal delivery, during which she …

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery

…  case involves a young mother who went into induced labor after experiencing a number of complications with her pregnancy. During labor, the patient began to appear discolored, and testing revealed progressive signs of fetal distress. The decision was …

Newborn Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury During Complicated Delivery LABOR AND DELIVERY Expert Case

…  involves a 21-year-old patient who previously used Yasmin and with past medical history of spontaneous abortion. The patient began having contractions at 41 weeks and was on a fetal heart rate monitor. The baseline BPM was 128 with average …  baby suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the delivery …