OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery

…  During labor, the patient began to appear discolored, and testing revealed progressive signs of fetal distress. The decision was …  including shoulder dystocia, were encountered, and the mother suffered a uterine rupture. The infant suffered a number of injuries during her delivery, and was eventually diagnosed with cerebral palsy. It was alleged that doctors …

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery

…  was imminent. Once admitted, the patient was kept in a standard hospital room and, despite her premature status, was not transferred to a hospital that was …

Perinatology Expert Witness Discusses Fatal Caesarean Section Error OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

…  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 …

Gynecologic Surgery Leads to Sepsis and Death OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Gynecologic Surgery Leads to Sepsis and Death

…  disease, cystocele, rectocele, vaginal vault prolapse and stress incontinence. She underwent a transvaginal, posterior repair with tension free vaginal tape and adhesiolysis. The operative notes state that there were significant intraabdominal adhesions between the small intestine and the anterior abdominal wall, and the small intestine and pelvic structures. …

Substandard Perinatal Care Results in Severe Birth Defects OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Substandard Perinatal Care Results in Severe Birth Defects

…  vaginal birth, with notes that the labor was spontaneous and rupture of membranes artificial. The physician’s notes state that …  by the child during birth included fetal tachycardia and infection of the fetal membranes.  In the period leading up to the birth, …

Woman Dies Following C-Section OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Woman Dies Following C-Section

…  case takes place in Illinois and involves a woman who underwent an emergency C-section. During the delivery …  to hemorrhage. There was an attempt to stem the bleed and the patient was transferred to the PACU. She was returned to the OR where a …  Following this surgery, the patient continued to bleed, and the doctors were unable to locate the source of bleeding in time to save …

Botched C-Section Leads to Hysterectomy OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Botched C-Section Leads to Hysterectomy

…  case takes place in New York and involves a young woman who developed uncontrollable bleeding following the …  the traditional techniques used in performing a c-section, and had to use an unorthodox procedure in order to deliver the baby. Following …  died before the hysterectomy was performed. An expert in obstetrics and fertility was retained for this …

Power Morcellator Causes Spread of Cancer OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Power Morcellator Causes Spread of Cancer

…  case takes place in North Carolina and involves a female patient who presented for laparoscopic assisted vaginal …