MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed Meningitis Diagnosis Leaves Patient Ventilator-Dependent MEDICAL Expert Case

The case involves a female author who began feeling neck pain while traveling to promote her new book. After experiencing the neck pain for a week, she presented to the hospital with severe pain, low-grade fever, and altered mental state. The author w …

Patient Suffers Total Loss of Brain Function After Being Taken Off Of BiPAP MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with a history of alcohol abuse that presented to the hospital with abdominal pain. She was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis and developed alcohol withdrawal soon after starting her treatment. She was admitted to t …

General Surgeon Fails To Diagnose Appendicitis In Symptomatic Patient MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a woman who presented to the hospital after experiencing persistent lower abdominal pain. The emergency physician suspected appendicitis and ordered a CT. The report showed thickening of the appendix and accumulation of fluid in the  …

Chiropractor Fails To Recognize Signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a woman who presented to her chiropractor with severe lower back pain and numbness in her bilateral lower extremities. The chiropractor performed a manipulation on the woman and sent her home. The woman continued to experience pain f …

Patient With Signs of Acute Stroke Receives Delayed Neurology Consult MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient who arrived at the emergency department with acute presentations of stroke. The patient exhibited slurred speech, eye deviation, and facial weakness. A CT scan was completed, however, the patient was not admitted for an exte …