MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Oral Surgery Expert Opines on Excessive Bleeding Following Root Canal MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a woman who had a root canal performed in order to treat an infected tooth. Several days after the procedure, the woman presented to the emergency room with complaints of puss and swelling indicative of a probable infection. The infected …

Patient is Killed by Saddle Embolism Following Unnecessary Surgery MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged woman who died while recovering from elective cosmetic surgery. According to a post-mortem examination, it was discovered that the patient should not have been cleared for surgery, especially after an EKG performed several  …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Medication Withdrawal Injuries MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 58-year-old veteran who was prescribed diazepam by her family medicine physician to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. She previously had trouble sleeping and frequent anxiety distress due to traumatic events that had occurred durin …

Delayed Treatment of Bowel Obstruction Leads to Fatal Injuries MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged patient who presented to the emergency room with complaints of gut pain, nausea, and vomiting. Despite her extreme pain, she was not taken for imaging studies for several hours, at which point X-rays indicated that there wa …

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin

This case involves a male patient who presented to the defending hospital in order to have a routine surgical procedure. During the procedure, a portion of the patient’s bowel was injured, but they were able to stem the bleeding and conclude the surgery ap …

Internal Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 60 year old female patient who had a history of pancreatic cancer that had gone into remission some time before the incident in question. The patient presented to her general practice physician with complaints of generalized stomach pa …