MRI EXPERT WITNESSES

MRI EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Permanent Injury Due to Positioning in MRI Machine MRI Expert Case

…  The physicians decided that the patient needed an emergent MRI in addition to the original scans that were done during her last visit. …  There were no significant findings on the imaging. Another MRI was ordered, during which the patient was medicated to tolerate lying flat, …

Orthopedic Expert Advises on Worker’s Alleged Injury Claim MRI Expert Case

Orthopedic Expert Advises on Worker’s Alleged Injury Claim

An orthopedic expert advises on a case involving a four workers who were performing maintenance work on a heater at defendant’s refinery. The vessel operates at about 30 psi and over 1300 °F. While in the process of removing dummy water spray nozzles, h …

Patient paralyzed after misdiagnosis of an epidural abscess MRI Expert Case

…  were found on chest x-ray, shoulder x-ray, EKG, and MRI. He returned again to his primary care physician with the same complaints …  work and suspected a possible lumbar spine infection. An MRI of the patient’s cervical and thoracic spines was ordered due to …

Delayed Diagnosis of Hip Fracture Causes Avascular Necrosis MRI Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Hip Fracture Causes Avascular Necrosis

This case involves the failure to diagnose a hip fracture in a 49-year-old female who had recently started running and acutely developed severe groin pain. The patient was seen only by a physician assistant who performed a basic physical exam and did not o …

Failure to Treat Advanced Multiple Sclerosis MRI Expert Case

Failure to Treat Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

…  a neurologist. The patient underwent a spinal tap and had MRI imaging of the brain; all results pointed to that of MS. The patient’s …