MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant MEDICAL Expert Case

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant

This case involves a 79-year-old male patient who underwent a scheduled hip replacement. The surgeon had requested a size 36 implant for the patient’s procedure. The size 36 implant arrived in mislabeled packaging and had actually held a size 33 implan …

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 …