MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section

This case involves a 51-year-old woman with a history of a uterine myomectomy who was admitted for an elective C-section when her baby was found to be in the breech position. The patient underwent a difficult primary low segment C-section, during which …

Handwriting Expert Reviews Alleged Falsification Of Medical Records MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

…  nurse recounted a version of the story that matched the medical records. However, following the autopsy, a closer review of the medical records raised suspicions regarding the nurse’s care toward the …

Patient Loses Testicle Following Reverse Vasectomy MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Patient Loses Testicle Following Reverse Vasectomy

This case involves a male patient who underwent a reverse vasectomy with the defendant urologist. During the several days following the procedure, the patient kept experiencing increasing pain, discomfort, and incontinence. Each time he called the uro …

Delayed Skin Cancer Diagnosis Results In Complicated Removal MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Delayed Skin Cancer Diagnosis Results In Complicated Removal

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient who presented to his dermatologist with a mole on his chin. The dermatologist diagnosed him with an infected hair follicle, prescribed topical treatment, and recommended follow up in 2 weeks. During the fol …

Delayed MRI Allegedly Leads To Patient’s Rapid Neurological Decline MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves an 80-year-old male with a history of hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. He had been off of the blood thinner Warfarin for several months when he presented to the emergency room with altered mental status. On initial  …

Birth Injury Causes A Child Ongoing Neurological Complications MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 6-year-old child who experienced a complicated vaginal delivery at birth. Immediately following his birth, he was diagnosed with shoulder dystocia and secondary Erb’s Palsy of his left upper extremity. Over the course of the first year …

Surgical Oncologist Fails To Remove Clip Following Mastectomy MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 31 year-old-female with a family history of breast cancer who was suspected to have a marker for developing breast cancer in the future. A biopsy of her left breast showed atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), a retroareolar, and a  …