NEUROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

ER Doctors Fail to Diagnose Stroke NEUROLOGY Expert Case

ER Doctors Fail to Diagnose Stroke

This case takes place in Washington and involves a male patient who presented to the ER with complaints of neck pain and nausea. He underwent multiple scans and diagnostic tests, all of which appeared to be negative for major injuries or potential causes f …

Doctors Fail to Treat Patient’s Stroke NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Treat Patient’s Stroke

This case takes place in New York and involves a female patient who presented to the emergency room with the classic signs and symptoms of a stroke including slurred speech, dizziness, and weakness on one side. The patient was finally seen by a neurologist …

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt

This case involves serious injury following an automobile accident. A family was driving on a highway, while another vehicle was driving in the opposite direction. The other driver was under the influence of alcohol and crossed over into the oncoming lan …

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Ischemic Stroke NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Ischemic Stroke

…  of arranging an inter-institutional transfer to obtain a neurology consultation. The doctor at the transfer hospital agreed to accept …

Electroconvulsive Therapy Allegedly Causes Severe Mental Damage NEUROLOGY Expert Case

The plaintiff was seeing a psychiatrist for bipolar disorder and depression. Though he had self-medicated with homeopathic remedies like St. John’s Wort, his worsening condition caused him to seek out more substantive medical care. Consequently, he had und …

Patient Temporarily Paralyzed After Ureteroneocystostomy NEUROLOGY Expert Case

The female urology case takes place in Iowa and involves a female patient with a past medical history of recurrent renal calculi. The patient had undergone multiple interventions for stones in the past and developed a stricture of the left ureter. This w …

Life Care Planner Evaluates Healthcare Costs For Intellectually Disabled Teen NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This autism analysis case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a teenager with a past medical history of autism, disruptive behavior disorder, hypogammaglobulinemia, intractable seizures from a very young age, and overall intellectual disability with an …

Patient’s Vision Loss Worsened by Delayed Treatment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Patient’s Vision Loss Worsened by Delayed Treatment

This case involves a patient who experienced progressive vision loss and was eventually diagnosed with a pituitary tumor. The patient underwent medical imaging and had films taken, however no abnormal findings were reported. The patient had gotten progress …

NFL Football Players Claim Repeated Head Trauma During Their Careers NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This is a case against a football club wherein a number of former players have brought suit against their former team for not disclosing the dangers of head trauma to the players. The lead attorney on the case believes that there must be some medical infor …

Misdiagnosis of Brain Hemorrhage Leads to Extensive Hospitalization NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Minnesota and involves a 70-year-old patient who presented to the ER with dizziness and instability, after a period of exercise. She underwent an MRI and nothing showed up except some inflammation in the sinuses. The patient was di …