MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

ER Physicians Fail To Diagnose Stroke Following Facelift MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 51-year-old female patient who underwent a facelift. She was discharged from the outpatient surgical facility without issue. However, several hours after her operation, she began to experience neurological symptoms including weakne …

Newborn Dies From Sepsis Secondary To Undiagnosed Infection MEDICAL Expert Case

Newborn Dies From Sepsis Secondary To Undiagnosed Infection

This case involves a male newborn delivered via C-section. The mom had been seen in the emergency room for fever with a temperature of 103. After the baby was born, labs and cultures were drawn due to the suspicion of chorioamnionitis. A placental sample t …

High School Football Player Dies During Practice MEDICAL Expert Case

High School Football Player Dies During Practice

…  cardiomyopathy. An AED was never used in the hospital or medical transport. An expert in sports risk management was sought to review the …

Disabled Child Suffers Bone Loss From GI Tube Feeding Regimen MEDICAL Expert Case

Disabled Child Suffers Bone Loss From GI Tube Feeding Regimen

This case involves a female child with cerebral palsy and reflux who required G-tube feeding. She was not gaining enough weight and was not tolerating many types of formulas. When the child was 2-years-old, a GI put her on nutritional toddler formula.  …

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis MEDICAL Expert Case

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient who had dacryocystorhinostomy procedure to create a new tear drain between his eyes and nose. Pathology came back as benign. a little over a year later, the patient went for an evaluation of glaucoma. A se …

Patient Suffers Stroke After Being Taken Off Anticoagulant MEDICAL Expert Case

Patient Suffers Stroke After Being Taken Off Anticoagulant

This case involves a female patient who suffered a massive stroke. Prior to the stroke, the patient was on Coumadin for atrial fibrillation. However, the medication was stopped two months before the patient’s stroke after she experienced bleeding from a pu …

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV MEDICAL Expert Case

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV

This case involves an overweight 55-year-old woman who was admitted to the hospital with complaints of chest pain. On the same day, she underwent aortic valve replacement and coronary bypass surgery. An IV was started in her arm and remained in her arm for …