MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Hepatology Expert Opines On Alleged Discrimination in Hepatitis C Treatment MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves an individual who had been living with hepatitis C for several years before seeking a cure produced by a major pharmaceutical company. The patient’s insurance company, however, refused to cover the treatment due to the patient’s conditio …

Alcohol Withdrawal Patient Is Taken Off ICU Ventilator Prematurely MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old female patient with a history of alcohol abuse who presented to the hospital with complaints of abdominal pain. She was admitted for management of alcohol withdrawal. During the course of her admission, the patient was  …

Emergency Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Abscess MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Georgia who presented to the emergency department by EHS with complaints of neck pain for several days. He was evaluated by a nurse practitioner and was promptly discharged with a diagnosis of muscle strain. He was not  …

Patient Requires Amputation After Doctors Fail to Diagnose Aneurysm MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who reported to the hospital for a hernia evaluation, at which point doctors noted reduced renal function and elected to keep the patient in the hospital for an extended period of observation. The patient was monitored b …

Emergency Medicine Physician Prescribes Fentanyl Patch to Addict MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-six-year-old male patient who became addicted to prescription medication after a history of opioid treatment for chronic lower back pain. The addiction became so severe that he began traveling from hospital to hospital requestin …

General Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Failure to Notice Acute Appendicitis MEDICINE Expert Case

…  no extreme medical history. He was seen by an emergency medicine physician an hour later. During the one-hour duration, the patient …  patients fighting off previous infections. The emergency medicine physician released the patient, and ordered him to see his primary …