MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Opines on Nerve Injury Following Epidural Injection MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged male who was undergoing treatment for pain and inflammation in his lower back. The man was placed under general anesthesia and given an epidural injection of steroids in his lower back. After awaking from anesthesia, the ma …

Urology Experts Discuss Injuries From Improper Placement of Brachytherapy MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer and elected to undergo treatment via brachytherapy in West Virginia. During the procedure, the doctor failed to correctly place the radioactive seeds into the patient’s prostate,  …

Hospital Administration Expert Discusses Failure to Prevent Self-Harm in Patient MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with autism as well as other developmental disorders who had resided in the same long-term care facility for a number of years. During this time, the patient was known to have attempted self-harm on several occasions, an …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Colon Cancer MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who presented to her primary care physician with complaints of occasional rectal bleeding. According to the physician, the patient declined a digital rectal exam, despite the fact that one was allegedly offered. …

Chiropractic Adjustment Causes Arterial Injury and Stroke MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Chiropractic Adjustment Causes Arterial Injury and Stroke

This case involves a male patient, who presented to his long-time chiropractor for cervical adjustment. Immediately after the manipulation, the patient began to experience severe vertigo and vomiting. He was transferred from the chiropractors office to a h …

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack

This case involves a female patient in her early thirties who presented to an urgent care center complaining of right sided shooting chest pain that began when she was working out a few hours prior to arriving at the urgent care center. She was given a sta …

Inappropriate Sepsis Treatment Leads to Multiple Amputations MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a teenage boy who was admitted to the emergency room after several days of worsening pulmonary symptoms including cough, bloody phlegm, and fever. During admission, he was also found to be suffering from rapid heartbeat and blood test re …

Dermatology Experts Discuss Inadequate Testing of Skin Lesion MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who had been under the care of a dermatologist for several years in order to monitor a number of pre-cancerous moles on his back. During this time, the patient developed a new mole on his nose that changed character over t …

Delay in Stroke Treatment Permanently Incapacitates Patient MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case takes place in South Carolina and involves a plaintiff who was diagnosed with a stroke and transferred to hospital, where she was treated by a hospitalist. She was placed in the ICU and given Xarelto. However, over the next few days, her level of …