NEUROSURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

NEUROSURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delay in Ischemic Stroke Treatment Leads to Permanent Cognitive Disabilities NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who developed numbness on her left side and went immediately to her local hospital. Imaging showed possible stroke and swelling. She was not given tPA and was urgently transferred to another medical center. More …

Neurosurgery Expert Opines on Delayed Care Leading to Paraplegia NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a female Plaintiff who injured her back while working in a shipping and receiving center. She presented to her primary care physician complaining of significant pain and was prescribed painkillers and sent home. Over the course of the n …

Physician Fails to Treat Nerve Sheath Tumor After Detection NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Physician Fails to Treat Nerve Sheath Tumor After Detection

This case involves a patient who presented to defendant with an extensive history of neurofibromas and complaints of a cough. The doctor scheduled a CT scan to explore for changes in her neurofibromas. The patient had a CT scan performed, however there was …

Surgical Negligence Causes Permanent Brain Damage NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Surgical Negligence Causes Permanent Brain Damage

This case takes place California and involves a female patient who underwent a craniotomy. Post-op, the patient was found to have confusion, difficulty speaking, and was unable to read or write. The patient returned immediately to the OR. After this secon …

Negligent Placement of Spinal Implant Injures Patient NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Negligent Placement of Spinal Implant Injures Patient

This case takes place in Tennessee and involves a patient with a past medical history of leg pain following a back injury. She underwent a spinal fusion and decompression in an attempt to alleviate her pain, however, after the procedure her pain had increa …

Delayed Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury Leaves Patient Paralyzed NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case takes place in Maine and involves a 70-year-old patient who suffered a severe fall. EMS noted limited motion to all of her extremities and transported the patient to the hospital at approximately 12:00 am on the day in question. On arrival at the …