NEUROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Compulsive Behavior While Taking Antipsychotic Medication NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 26-year-old male patient with bipolar disorder and severe depression who was prescribed the antipsychotic aripipiprazole. This patient had a family history of bipolar disorder and alcoholism. While taking the antipsychotic medi …

Epileptic Child Suffers Persistent Seizures After Fall at School NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an 8-year-old boy with a history of idiopathic epilepsy who slipped and fell down the stairs at his school. The boy fell down 11 steps and hit his head on the way down. Prior to the accident, the boy’s epilepsy was well controlled with  …

Delayed Diagnosis of Cerebral Hemorrhage Leads to Neurological Defects NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 36-year-old pregnant woman who had experienced debilitating headaches throughout her pregnancy. She was admitted to the hospital due to preeclampsia. Prior to the delivery, the patient continued to have excruciating headaches. The  …

Stroke Patient Pronounced Brain Dead Following Naloxone Treatment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 56-year-old female with a history of hypertension who presented with complaints of extremity and tongue numbness as well as slurred speech. Upon evaluation, it was noted that the patient had signs of left facial droop. A CT scan wa …

Suspected Stroke Patient Receives Delayed Artery Dissection Treatment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an overweight diabetic female patient who presented to the emergency room with aphasia and limited range of mobility. After being admitted, she was unable to move her extremities. The emergency room physician called a stroke code a …

Man Suffers Permanent Neurological Damage From Multi-Car Crash NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 49-year-old male biomedical engineer who was involved in a serious multi-car crash during a storm. At the time of the accident, the engineer was the driver and was not wearing a seatbelt. The engineer’s car was slammed into by another …

Conference Display Falls Causing Traumatic Brain Injury NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an individual who suffered a traumatic brain injury at an industry conference when a display fell over and hit her. While the woman was walking through a sponsor’s display, one of the structural beams caved in and the displa …

Neurological Damage Allegedly Linked to Toxin Exposure on Aircraft NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a child who suffered severe neurological damage from inhaling toxic fumes that entered an aircraft cabin on a commercial flight from Chicago to Seattle. The air used to pressurize the aircraft cabin of the plane was redirected from …

Man Suffers Neurological Damage From Bus Accident NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Man Suffers Neurological Damage From Bus Accident

This case involves a middle-aged man who was injured during a bus accident. The man was sitting in the front of the bus in the first row of seating and was not wearing his seatbelt. During the ride, the bus driver rear-ended a car that stopped s …

Infant With Prenatal Defects Suffers Permanent Neurological Impairment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a pregnant woman whose fetus was found prenatally to have a defect in the lower chambers of the heart and kidney failure. The baby was born prematurely and was intubated in the NICU. He was diagnosed with brain and eye malformations, …