OBGYN EXPERT WITNESSES

OBGYN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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  …

Patient Suffers Uterine Infection After Childbirth OBGYN Expert Case

Patient Suffers Uterine Infection After Childbirth

In this case, a female patient suffered serious complications after giving birth to her first child. The patient, a 35 year old woman with no significant medical history, had recently given birth to a baby boy after a delivery complicated by an intra-amnio …

Substandard Perinatal Care Results in Severe Birth Defects OBGYN Expert Case

Substandard Perinatal Care Results in Severe Birth Defects

In this case, an expectant mother came into the hospital complaining of contractions. After a two day hospital stay the mother began to complain of increased contractions, at which point one of the physicians notes “non-reassuring fetal testing” related t …

Patient Suffers Complications From Vaginal Mesh Implant OBGYN Expert Case

Patient Suffers Complications From Vaginal Mesh Implant

This case takes place in Massachusetts and involves the implantation of a synthetic vaginal mesh system during an abdominal sacrocolpopexy. While the surgery to implant the mesh was successful and complication-free, the patient began complaining of pain du …