ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage From Spinal Surgery ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  case involves a woman that had undergone spinal fusion surgery with pedicle screw placement. The patient underwent revision surgery several years later at another facility. The treating physician removed …

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails To Remove Bone Fragment During Ankle Surgery ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  case involves an elderly male patient who required surgery to repair an ankle fracture he sustained while skiing. The patient had seen an orthopedic surgeon in the past but elected to see a different surgeon for this …

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage From Botched Hand Surgery ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  the surgeon lacerated the median nerve. Following the surgery, the patient developed a painful neuroma at the laceration location. …  routine daily tasks he had no problem with prior to the surgery. The patient was told by the surgeon that injury to the median nerve …

Orthopedic Oncologist Allegedly Causes Intra-Operative Spread of Cancer Cells ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  revision procedure because the pain was so intense. During surgery, the doctor used the same surgical instruments for the femur as he used …  and eventually developed Kahler’s disease. An expert in orthopedic oncology was sought to opine on the standard of care for a patient …

Woman Alleges Stryker Hip Product Caused Nerve Damage ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Woman Alleges Stryker Hip Product Caused Nerve Damage

…  was diagnosed with lifelong complications from her hip surgery. Her entire right hip had been replaced using Stryker products, but after she awoke from surgery she had lost feeling in most of her leg, developed drop foot with …

Man Faces Complications from Total Hip Arthroplasty ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Man Faces Complications from Total Hip Arthroplasty

…  much pain to begin his physical therapy routine after the surgery. His pain was severe enough to be highly unusual, and his doctors …  extract a large hematoma from the hip replacement site. An orthopedic surgeon was asked to comment on the case after the patient sued his …

Knee Replacement Procedure Complicated by Hospital Staff ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Knee Replacement Procedure Complicated by Hospital Staff

After a seventy year-old man underwent a total hip arthroplasty, his new hip was inadvertently dislocated by the hospital staff as he was transferred from the operating table to his hospital bed. The damage was allegedly so severe that he was forced to red …