MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth MEDICAL Expert Case

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth

This case involves an elderly female patient who had implants placed in her jaw. When the implants were placed, a gap was found in the manufactured gum and the dentist put acrylic in to fill the gap. During the first fitting, the posts got stuck and the de …

Child Suffers Anaphylaxis Following Immunotherapy Treatment MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 12-year-old otherwise healthy child who received a series of weekly subcutaneous immunotherapy shots. The child had periodically received allergy treatment by the defendant physician and had reacted positively to the first 4 shots …

Patient Requires Life Support Following Botched Colorectal Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with a history of Crohn’s disease who underwent a colectomy for excision of a neoplastic polyp. After surgery, her diet was immediately advanced from liquid to a regular soft diet. Several days after the surgery, t …

Correctional Officer Allegedly Uses Excessive Force On Mentally Ill Patient MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 24-year-old female schizophrenic inmate who died at a state mental hospital after being tackled by an orderly. Prior to her incarceration, she had been successfully treated with Risperdal for 2 years. Although it was acknowledged  …

Patient Suffers Cornea Damage Following Laser Eye Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old female with a history of astigmatism who underwent Lasik surgery. Following the surgery, the patient began to suffer left eye blurriness and dryness. She went back to her ophthalmologist the week after her operation and …

Patient Suffers Septic Shock Due to Retained Products of Conception MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient who underwent a normal vaginal delivery. The placenta was examined by pathology and was reported as intact and normal-appearing. The patient was discharged home on time. A week post-delivery, the patient returned to the eme …

Stroke Patient Pronounced Brain Dead Following Naloxone Treatment MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 56-year-old female with a history of hypertension who presented with complaints of extremity and tongue numbness as well as slurred speech. Upon evaluation, it was noted that the patient had signs of left facial droop. A CT scan wa …

Patient Suffers Loss Of Taste Following Oral Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

Patient Suffers Loss Of Taste Following Oral Surgery

This case involves a college-aged male patient who had 2 impacted wisdom teeth that required removal. He underwent a prophylactic removal of his right molar, which was impacted but asymptomatic. After the surgery, the patient began experiencing numbne …