NEONATOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Birth NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Birth

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves a middle-aged mother who presented to the hospital while pregnant with her second child. At some point during her third trimester of pregnancy, the mother presented to the emergency room with complaints of  …

Newborn is Killed by Umbilical Catheter NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Newborn is Killed by Umbilical Catheter

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a pregnant woman who presented to the hospital with preliminary signs of labor, at which point she was admitted for observation. She experienced vaginal bleeding for a significant amount of time, and eve …

Newborn is Killed by Untreated Infection NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Newborn is Killed by Untreated Infection

This case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a mother who gave birth to an infant through a normal vaginal delivery. The child was lethargic, and exhibited multiple troubling symptoms immediately after birth. The mother was known to have a pre-existing …

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant

This case involves the care of a neonate born at a hospital in Montana. The neonate needed to undergo a great vessel switch after birth in order to correct a genetic defect. During the surgery, the surgeons noticed unusual bleeding. The physicians administ …

Infant Suffers Cardiovascular Collapse After Emergency Room Visit NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in New Hampshire and involves an infant born at forty weeks to a healthy mother. At birth the patient’s APGARs were nine and nine. The amniotic fluid was stained with meconium at birth; however, the infant was not in respiratory dis …

Delayed Diagnosis of Herpes Results in Injuries to Newborn Child NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in South Carolina and involves a female patient who presented to her Ob/Gyn during her third trimester of pregnancy for blood work. She was tested on a Thursday and subsequently gave birth two days later. The delivery progressed witho …