MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Administration Of General Anesthesia Leaves Patient In Permanent Coma MEDICAL 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 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 …

Radiologist Pierces Patient’s Aorta Causing Fatal Bleed Out MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 38-year-old female patient whose aorta was pierced during a needle-guided CT scan. The patient initially presented to the defendant physician for a PET scan one month prior. After reading the PET scan, the radiologist diagnose …

Risky Bone Graft Causes Oral Cancer Patient To Develop Infection MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old woman with a history of multiple surgeries for oral cancer over 5 years and 15 treatments of radiation therapy. She was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue and floor of the mouth. She was given a bone g …

Stroke Patient Is Left Paralyzed After Negligent Misdiagnosis MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old female patient who became aphasic, suffered facial drooping, and was unable to recognize her family members. By the time she presented to the emergency room, her speech was coherent and as a result, she was given a s …

Patient Suffers Foot Drop After Aggressive Physical Therapy Treatment MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 38-year-old female patient who underwent a laminectomy with disc fusion to remove the back of 4 vertebrae. As advised, she started physical therapy in the weeks following the surgery. As part of the therapy regimen, the patient receive …