MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Botched C-Section MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves an infant who suffered brain damage due to complications suffered during a botched c-section. On the date of the incident in question the child’s mother was taken to hospital by ambulance with contractions, however she could not feel th …

General Surgery Expert Evaluates Complications from Hernia Mesh Repair MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female who underwent a surgical procedure to repair a recurrent hernia with a synthetic mesh patch. The surgery proceeded without incident, however several weeks later the patient presented to the ER with severe cramping  …

Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a child who was seen by  pediatrician with complaints of vomiting and sore throat. The child was treated with antibiotics, as well as additional medication for pain and vomiting, and sent home. A few days later, the child was taken to t …

Gynecologic Oncology Expert Discusses Fatal Post-Hysterectomy Embolism MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She underwent a hysterectomy, however the patient was not placed on any blood clot prophylaxis post-operatively. A few weeks after the procedure, the patient was noted to be short …

Orthopedic Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis Leading to Amputation MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female who presented to her primary care doctor with pain in her right elbow. Her doctor provided her a referral to a cardiologist, who discovered that the pain was related to peripheral vascular disease that was limited  …

Expert EMT Evaluates Improper Transportation of Heart Attack Victim MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with a history of open heart surgery who was admitted to the hospital with complaints of chest pain. After undergoing a series of tests at her local hospital it was determined that she was suffering from a myocardial  …

Infectious Disease Expert Discusses E. Coli Transmission at Summer Camp MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a preteen individual who attended a daily summer camp held on a local university campus. At the time of the incident, the child was attending the camp every weekday for six hours a day. At some point during the summer, a doctor in the a …