MRI EXPERT WITNESSES

MRI EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Undiagnosed Stroke After Car Accident MRI Expert Case

Patient Suffers Undiagnosed Stroke After Car Accident

…  some lab testing, but did not immediately order an MRI of the patient’s brain. The patient was given pain and nausea medication, however his condition continued to deteriorate. An MRI later revealed the presence of a hemorrhagic stroke, and the patient went …

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 …