MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed MRI Allegedly Leads To Patient’s Rapid Neurological Decline MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves an 80-year-old male with a history of hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. He had been off of the blood thinner Warfarin for several months when he presented to the emergency room with altered mental status. On initial  …

Birth Injury Causes A Child Ongoing Neurological Complications MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 6-year-old child who experienced a complicated vaginal delivery at birth. Immediately following his birth, he was diagnosed with shoulder dystocia and secondary Erb’s Palsy of his left upper extremity. Over the course of the first year …

Surgical Oncologist Fails To Remove Clip Following Mastectomy MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 31 year-old-female with a family history of breast cancer who was suspected to have a marker for developing breast cancer in the future. A biopsy of her left breast showed atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), a retroareolar, and a  …

Misinterpretation Of CT Scan Leads To Child’s Premature Death MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 3-year-old girl who presented to the emergency room with intermittent screaming episodes which seemed to be relieved by vomiting. She was administered a laxative and an enema for possible constipation. The physician suspected that  …

Discharged Patient Suddenly Dies From Undiagnosed Heart Disease MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 70-year-old female that presented to the emergency room with a history of deep vein thrombosis. She complained of developing back, chest, and arm pain and numbness. Her physician discussed the high risk of the patient developing co …

Patient Develops Blood Clotting Disorder From Testosterone Use MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 60-year-old male that was prescribed testosterone for 6 months. He was found to have a pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis at the end of the 6 months. Testing was done which showed he had developed Factor V Leiden blood-clo …

Patient Develops Infection Following Botched Bariatric Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 42-year-old male patient who underwent a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. During the procedure, the patient suffered an esophageal perforation. The patient subsequently developed a collection of bacterial pus in his pleural cavity …

Physician Fails To Administer Prescription Medication To Alcoholic Patient MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 58-year-old female patient with a history of heart problems and alcoholism. The patient had developed alcoholism in her early fifties following the death of her son. One evening, the patient drank to the point of falling unconsci …

Delayed Discovery Of Brain Aneurysm Results In Neurological Damage MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient with a history of elevated blood pressure who presented to urgent care with high blood pressure, headache and nausea. The patient was discharged with no diagnosis and was given prescriptions for pain reliev …

Poor Patient Monitoring Results In Fatal Prescription Drug Interaction MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves the treatment of a 66-year-old female for injuries she sustained from a fall in her home. The woman fell down ten stairs and suffered chronic back pain as a result of the incident. Because the woman was unable to return to work, she  …