MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Medical Device Distributor Allegedly Violates Anti-Kickback Statutes MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  anti fraud case involves a medical device distributor and a hospital in New Mexico which allegedly violated …  The distributor in question employeed a woman working at a medical center that the medical device firm sold to, and gave her a commission …

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Causes Permanent Damage to Man’s Heart MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

This case involves a patient who underwent a minimally invasive heart valve surgery. The operation left the patient with holes throughout his heart, necessitating emergency heart surgery. The patient had suffered from a heart murmur believed to be linked t …

Biomedical Engineering Experts Discuss Failure of Carbon Fiber Fixation Device MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a carbon fiber plate implanted in her leg to treat a fracture. At some point, the plate broke, and the coating material allegedly “melted” while inside of her. The plate was black in color upon insertion into Plaintiff …

Hospital Hires Temporary Nurse With Criminal Record MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

Hospital Hires Temporary Nurse With Criminal Record

…  nurse had worked for a number of hospitals and outpatient medical facilities over the course of several years, during which time the …  agency, the nurse was employed at a major university medical center, which fired her after discovering that she had stolen oxycodone …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Botched Robotic Hysterectomy MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered severe burns during a robotically assisted hysterectomy. The patient was a middle-aged woman who was under the care of the Defendant for an ongoing gynecological issue, for which total hysterectomy was recommende …

Material Science Expert Witness Opines on Faulty Knee Implant MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered a serious orthopedic incident following a failure of a prosthetic knee system. The Plaintiff had the prosthetic knee for several months before it failed. The particular knee replacement system was a modular design …

Computer Software Experts Opine on Programming Error in Defective Ventilator System MEDICAL DEVICE Expert Case

…  case involves a now-recalled bedside device used to accommodate medical patients with respiratory disorders such as COPD. In this instance a …  patient in an Alaskan hospital who depended on the device for respiration. One week after the device was purchased, it suddenly …