OBGYN EXPERT WITNESSES

OBGYN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Infant With Prenatal Defects Suffers Permanent Neurological Impairment OBGYN 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, …

Woman Suffers Septic Shock Following Vaginal Hysterectomy OBGYN Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient with a history of cervical dysplasia who required a vaginal hysterectomy. Several days after the procedure, the patient presented to the hospital with abnormally low blood pressure. She was diagnosed with …

Obstetrics Expert Discusses Patient Death From Retained Products of Conception OBGYN Expert Case

This case involves a woman who vaginally delivered a her fifth child without complications during active labor. The patient’s husband observed the doctor tear the umbilical cord during the final stage of labor. The following day, nursing staff as well as …

Woman Suffers Permanent Reproductive Damage After Breech Birth OBGYN Expert Case

This case involves a first-time mother who experienced a traumatic delivery after her doctors failed to address her breech presentation before delivery. The patient had presented to her treating obstetrician late in her third trimester of pregnancy compl …

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery OBGYN Expert Case

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery

This case involves a young mother who went into induced labor after experiencing a number of complications with her pregnancy. During labor, the patient began to appear discolored, and testing revealed progressive signs of fetal distress. The decision was …

Perinatology Expert Witness Discusses Fatal Caesarean Section Error OBGYN Expert Case

This case involves a patient in Mississippi who went into labor and had a cesarean section. This was patient’s 4th pregnancy, and she had undergone another successful cesarean section previously. During the cesarean section, scar tissue was encountered an …

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage From Surgical Positioning OBGYN Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who on underwent a total hysterectomy to resect uterine cancer. The surgery was lengthy, as the surgeon was sending slides to pathology as the procedure progressed, until he eventually decided on total hysterectomy. The  …