NEUROSURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Neurosurgery Expert Advises On Post-Operative Paralysis NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Neurosurgery Expert Advises On Post-Operative Paralysis

This case involves a male patient, located in West Virginia, who had a past medical history of Cervical myelopathy and multilevel cervical radiculopathy which was suspected to be caused by cervical cord compression. He was recommended for surgery and was t …

Neurology Expert Witness Evaluates Failure to Diagnose Brain Tumor NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves an eight-month-old infant female who presented to her pediatrician with obstructive hydrocephalus due to a brainstem pilomyxoid astrocytoma. Prior to the neoplasm, the patient was otherwise healthy, meeting all developmental milestones a …