NURSING CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Group Home Administration Expert Evaluates Fatal Lapse in Resident Care NURSING CARE Expert Case

This case involves a patient in a group home, who passed away due to complications from dehydration. The decedent required contact supervision by staff at all times both in the community and at home. On the day of the incident in question, the decedent and …

Patient Suffers Permanent Injuries from Urinary Catheter NURSING CARE Expert Case

Patient Suffers Permanent Injuries from Urinary Catheter

…  of pain since having a catheter placed by a home care nurse. The ER physician instructed patient to use a topical anesthetic and …  with gangrene. He was discharged from hospital to extended care facility a few days later, where he eventually …

Nursing Home Resident Suffers Abuse from Caretaker NURSING CARE Expert Case

Nursing Home Resident Suffers Abuse from Caretaker

…  care case involves sustained abuse of a nursing home resident. A male resident of the Defendant nursing home had lived in the home for several years before experiencing any …

Patient is Killed by Negligent Nursing Team NURSING CARE Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Negligent Nursing Team

…  to the recovery room. While in the recovery room, the nursing staff allowed the decedent to consume a large fast food meal. While he …  stabilized, he was given a heavy dose of sedatives by the nursing staff. The nurse practitioner determined the patient did not need to be …

Nursing Home Staff Fails to Respond to Resident’s Heart Attack NURSING CARE Expert Case

…  care case takes place in West Virginia and involves a seventy-seven-year-old female nursing home resident who suffered a severe heart attack in the middle of the …  buzzer attached to her bed, which was used to alert a nursing home employee that the resident needed attention right away. However, …

Poor Nursing Home Care Causes Flesh Eating Wounds NURSING CARE Expert Case

Poor Nursing Home Care Causes Flesh Eating Wounds

This case involves a 25-year-old male who had previously collapsed while playing basketball. The patient was in a comatose condition and was transported to a rehabilitation facility. Recovery was slow, but he was not properly attended to and developed fle …