MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Decision To Pursue Natural Childbirth Leaves Infant With Brain Damage MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a patient that had a high-risk pregnancy. The patient’s physician knew that the fetus had the umbilical cord surrounding the cervical spine and that the nuchal cord was a concern. Rather than scheduling a caesarian section to remove the  …

Nurse Injures Dialysis Patient’s Port Causing Dangerous Bleed Out MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a dialysis patient who developed a scab at the site of his port. Upon arriving at dialysis, the scab was recognized and acknowledged by the patient and treating staff members. The patient requested not to use adhesive tape on the sit …

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant

This case involves a 79-year-old male patient who underwent a scheduled hip replacement. The surgeon had requested a size 36 implant for the patient’s procedure. The size 36 implant arrived in mislabeled packaging and had actually held a size 33 implan …

Administration Of General Anesthesia Leaves Patient In Permanent Coma MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old male patient with end-stage renal failure, type-1 diabetes, high blood pressure, and moderate aortic stenosis who became severely and ill required dialysis. A right upper extremity AV graft was arranged for the patient. It …

Hematologist Neglects To Prescribe Blood Thinners For DVT-Risk Patient MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a 62-year-old female patient who was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with Guillan-Barre Syndrome. Because the patient was assessed at a high risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolus (PE), the patient …