MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Improper Placement of Nasogastric Tube Leads to Patient Death MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was admitted into the ER and diagnosed with a small bowel obstruction. She had a nasogastric tube placed for decompression of her stomach and placement was checked by stethoscope. Following the placement, an x-ray wa …

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide

This case involves a male inmate who committed suicide while incarcerated at the defendant correctional facility. At the time of the incident in question, he was receiving psychological care for suicidal tendencies, including attempting to hurt himself on  …

Non-Standard Surgical Technique Causes Chronic Pain for Spinal Fixation Patient MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient who underwent a spinal fixation procedure using only bone cement. Since undergoing the procedure, the patient had suffered from ongoing pain and muscle tension. The patient sought a second opinion from another …

Hematology Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Blood Cancer MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who was under the care of a hematologist for a diagnosis of a slow growing cancer of the bone marrow. Over the course of two years, he developed progressively worsening knee pain and deformity. He relayed this concern to …