OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Septic Shock Following Vaginal Hysterectomy OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

…  4 days later, in spite of persistent complaints of fatigue and abdominal pain. Her examination revealed acute abdomen and a subsequent CT …  a few hours, she went into septic shock. An expert in gynecology with experience performing hysterectomies was sought to opine on …

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

…  maneuvers had to be made to deliver the the child, and a large episiotomy was done to deliver the head with extensive tearing. The …  poor function of her pelvic floor. She underwent extensive and on-going physical therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction, but continued to be …

IUD Perforates Woman’s Uterus Following Implantation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

IUD Perforates Woman’s Uterus Following Implantation

…  year, the patient began to experience persistent cramps and abnormal bleeding. She presented to her physician who ordered a CT scan. …  right arm was extending outside the confines of the uterus and thus perforated the uterine …

Patient’s Uterine Tract Damaged in Endometrial Ablation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Patient’s Uterine Tract Damaged in Endometrial Ablation

…  gynecologist had done the operation in her office, and during her recovery from the procedure the patient developed a …  for three months, which she claimed had extensive mental and physical health ramifications. A gynecologist who frequently performed …

Patient Faces Months-Long Recovery from Endometrial Ablation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Faces Months-Long Recovery from Endometrial Ablation

…  her gynecologist had failed to observe the proper standard of care. Though the gynecologist claimed that the procedure was …  began vomiting less than a day after it was completed, and needed to be taken to the ER. A scan revealed that her uterine wall had been punctured, and she had to have an emergency procedure performed to remedy it. The …

Experts in Endometrial Ablations Opine on Surgery Consequences OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

…  ablation, the woman began to complain of spotting and chronic pain, which further investigation revealed to be scarring around the uterus and adenomyosis, or the growth of endometrial tissue into the uterine wall. A …

Paxil Prescription Allegedly Caused Birth Defects OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Paxil Prescription Allegedly Caused Birth Defects

…  pregnant woman prescribed with Paxil and Wellbutrin gave birth to an infant with numerous congenital defects, and claimed it was due to her doctor’s insistence to continue taking the …  during her pregnancy. Though there were several Food and Drug Administration warnings about the possible side effects of each drug …

Medical Staff Sued for Negligence in IVF Case OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Medical Staff Sued for Negligence in IVF Case

…  patient had become pregnant after multiple rounds of IVF, and was noted by her doctors to have a history of borderline hyperthyroid which …  loss. She was evaluated to not be a high-risk pregnancy, and was scheduled to have regular checkups with her doctors. At 36 weeks, …

Failed Myomectomy Prompts Malpractice Lawsuit OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Failed Myomectomy Prompts Malpractice Lawsuit

…  a myomectomy to combat her history of uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Though the hysterectomy was ordered due to her chronic …  began to develop signs of breakdown of the vaginal cuff and extravasation into the pelvis, she was taken to the operating room where it …