MECHANICAL VENTILATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Tardy Expert Report Submissions are Acceptable Provided There is no Evidence of Mala Fide MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

…  tagline=”Need an expert in heating, cooling & ventilation systems?” experts=”4″] The HVAC Expert The plaintiffs’ HVAC …  who specialized in HVAC work. He held a degree in mechanical engineering with special focus on structural and mechanical engineering. He also held an MBA with a specialization in …

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Two Deaths In Low-Income Apartment MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

This case involves two plaintiffs living in low-income apartment housing that died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The pipes in the boiler room allegedly began to rust and crack causing a carbon monoxide leak. There were no carbon monoxide detectors pres …

Alcohol Withdrawal Patient Is Taken Off ICU Ventilator Prematurely MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old female patient with a history of alcohol abuse who presented to the hospital with complaints of abdominal pain. She was admitted for management of alcohol withdrawal. During the course of her admission, the patient was  …

Neurological Damage Allegedly Linked to Toxin Exposure on Aircraft MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

This case involves a child who suffered severe neurological damage from inhaling toxic fumes that entered an aircraft cabin on a commercial flight from Chicago to Seattle. The air used to pressurize the aircraft cabin of the plane was redirected from …

Patient Develops Diaphragm Paralysis Following Cardiothoracic Surgery MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

…  could not breathe on his own and was put on permanent ventilation. An expert in cardiothoracic surgery was sought to review the …  causation of paralysis, liability for subsequent ventilation, and the general standard of care for patients under these …

Hernia Repair Turns Deadly MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

Hernia Repair Turns Deadly

A 45-year-old male patient presented to an outpatient surgical center for laparoscopic repair of a hiatal hernia using Composix mesh. The procedure went without any complication and the patient was discharged the next day after receiving a prophylactic do …

Improper Intubation Leads to Brain Damage MECHANICAL VENTILATION Expert Case

Improper Intubation Leads to Brain Damage

…  surgery.  Alleged improper intubation prevented proper ventilation and  oxygen delivery to brain tissue for between 3 – 6 minutes. …