OBSTETRICS EXPERT WITNESSES

OBSTETRICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Permanent Reproductive Damage After Breech Birth OBSTETRICS 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 …

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery OBSTETRICS Expert Case

Twins Suffer Permanent Brain Damage During Delivery

This case involves a mother in her early thirties who was pregnant with her second child. Very early on in her pregnancy, it was discovered that she was carrying twins. Her pregnancy proceeded with no complications until the end of her second trimester, wh …

Perinatology Expert Witness Discusses Fatal Caesarean Section Error OBSTETRICS 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 OBSTETRICS 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 OBSTETRICS 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 OBSTETRICS 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 …

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient OBSTETRICS Expert Case

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient

…  upper abdominal pain and the patient was admitted to the obstetrics department. The patient told the nurse she was experiencing nausea …  they were negligent in causing the seizure. An expert in obstetrics and perinatology was retained in this …

Obstetrician Expert Witness Discusses Respiratory Problems in Infant OBSTETRICS Expert Case

This case involves a two-day-old male who developed neonatal respiratory distress syndrome shortly after birth. The boy was born prematurely at thirty-two weeks gestation. The mother was concerned about the early delivery but her physician reassured her th …