MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage From Botched Hand Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient with a history of rheumatoid arthritis who presented with persistent hand inflammation. He underwent an endoscopic carpal tunnel release after months of conservative management failed to improve his conditi …

Patient Is Left Blind Following Delayed Cataract Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male patient from Seattle that presented with complaints of floaters in his left eye. He was diagnosed with age-related cataracts and age-related vitreous degeneration and was told to return for an examination if he expe …

Diagnostic Radiologist Fails To Recognize Advanced Spinal Cancer MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a physically active middle-aged female patient who injured her back while exercising and began seeing an orthopedist for treatment. She underwent an MRI which revealed an abnormal signal in her vertebral body and a follow-up bone sca …

Cardiologist Fails To Remove Wire After Surgical Defibrillator Placement MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient with a history of chronic heart failure who presented to the hospital to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (CRT device) placed. During the surgery, the device placement was complicated by a …

Patient Receives Fatally Toxic Treatment For Complex Regional Pain Syndrome MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 40-year-old male patient with a history of Crohn’s disease who developed meningitis and was given a spinal tap. The patient subsequently suffered a cerebrospinal fluid leak and developed complex regional pain syndrome as a result. …

Delayed Diagnosis Of Bacterial Infection Causes Premature Twin Birth MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was confirmed by ultrasound to have a twin pregnancy. The patient was seen by her obstetrician at 22 weeks gestation with complaints of leaking clear fluid and pelvic pain. The obstetrician did not measure cervic …