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Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Botched C-Section OBSTETRICS Expert Case

This case involves an infant who suffered brain damage due to complications suffered during a botched c-section. On the date of the incident in question the child’s mother was taken to hospital by ambulance with contractions, however she could not feel th …

Obstetrics Expert Discusses Patient Death From Retained Products of Conception OBSTETRICS 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 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 …