MEDICAL EXAMINER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pediatrics Experts Opine on Lack of Treatment for Fatal Pneumonia MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

…  a 13-year-old male patient in New Mexico who had a medical history significant for asthma. During a routine physical exam …  in the hospital for several days, the patient died. The Medical Examiner‘s Office determined that the patient suffered from acute viral …

Autopsy Expert Witness’ Testimony Found Admissible in Murder Trial MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

…  Witness Dr. Ljubisa J. Dragovic, the Oakland County medical examiner, was a witness for the prosecution. Daubert Challenge Defendant …  that Dr. Dragovic’s inability to specifically identify any medical or scientific literature to support his conclusions in this case did …

Nursing Home Resident Assaults Neighbor MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

Nursing Home Resident Assaults Neighbor

This case takes place in Michigan and involves a patient who died while in the care of an assisted living facility. The patient was accepted as a resident after suffering a severe fall in her home, which resulted in a fracture of both hips. One night, a fe …

Construction Workers Asphyxiated at Construction Site MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

Construction Workers Asphyxiated at Construction Site

…  parts per million (ppm) at depths from 12 to 15 feet. The medical examiner later listed the worker’s cause of death as asphyxiation from lack …

Legal Nurse Consultant’s Theory About Sexual Assault not Admissible in Rape Case MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

…  assault. The State had hired a sexual assault nurse examiner who had examined the victim and testified that there was some physical …  reviewed a lab report containing the sexual assault nurse examiner’s findings. The legal nurse consultant intended to testify that …

Truck Accident Requires Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness MEDICAL EXAMINER Expert Case

This case involves a truck accident. The defendant, a professional truck driver, was asked to deliver a large shipment of electronics from Cleveland to Topeka. The thirteen-hour drive occurred without an incident, and he helped to unload the materials. Pre …