MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair

This case involves an elderly man in a long-term care facility who was injured while in his power wheelchair. He had been prescribed a power wheelchair by his primary care doctor because his mobility had become very limited. He had just received the ch …

Medical Device Company Infringes On Competitor’s Intellectual Property MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  a patent infringement involving several varieties of medical devices. Senior management officials at the …  system as well as a balloon catheter from a smaller medical device development company and attempted to secure a patent for the …

Biomedical Engineering Expert Opines on Faulty Vaginal Mesh Design MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  and eroded into surrounding tissue. An expert in biomedical engineering was required to evaluate the design of this device, to discuss the properties of its synthetic material composition, and to …

Defective Surgical Warming Blanket Design Blamed for Severe Burns MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  placed. The anesthesiologist denies that any alarm on the device sounded to alert him that the blanket was too hot. The attorney retained a biomedical engineering expert with warming blanket design experience to evaluate …

Biomedical Engineering Expert Discusses Infection From Heater-Cooler Device MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  addition, the patient was also attached to a heater-cooler device in order to maintain his body temperature. It was claimed that a flaw in the design of the heater-cooler device allowed bacteria to enter the surgical site during the …

Experts in FDA Regulation Opine on Essure Contraception MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Experts in FDA Regulation Opine on Essure Contraception

…  against manufacturers of the IUD permanent contraception device Essure necessitated an expert in the Food and Drug Administration’s medical device regulation. After the Essure device was implanted in her …