PHARMACOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Diabetic Patient Sues Invokana Manufacturer Over Insulin Depletion PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

A diabetic patient filed suit against a pharmaceutical company after his Invokana prescription caused him to produce high levels of blood acid ketones. He had originally been prescribed the drug for his obesity and diabetes. However, instead of alleviating …

Pain Management Expert Opines on Drug Induced Injuries PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

Pain Management Expert Opines on Drug Induced Injuries

This pain medicine case involves a male patient in Oklahoma with a known history of being a poor drug metabolizer. Shortly before the events of the incident in question, the patient sought treatment for abdominal pain from the defendant doctor. During th …

Doctors Administer Incorrect Drug Dosage PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

Doctors Administer Incorrect Drug Dosage

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a male patient who presented to the ER with complaints of severe pain radiating from his lower back and hips. A CT was ordered and the patient was diagnosed with a minor back injury. He was prescribed a combin …

Liver Disease Allegedly Impaires Patient’s Ability to Revise Will PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a patient with end stage liver disease and HCC, who had been prescribed Lactulose. The patient lived for more than a year after being diagnosed with HCC. Some months prior to death, the patient contacted a public notary to aid her in w …

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant

This case involves the care of a neonate born at a hospital in Montana. The neonate needed to undergo a great vessel switch after birth in order to correct a genetic defect. During the surgery, the surgeons noticed unusual bleeding. The physicians administ …

Coumadin Implicated in Cardiac Ablation Patient’s Death PHARMACOLOGY Expert Case

Coumadin Implicated in Cardiac Ablation Patient’s Death

This case takes place in Oregon and involves a 60-year-old overweight male patient who required a cardiac ablation. The patient had a past medical history of obesity and atrial fibrillation, and he had been prescribed Coumadin. During the ablation procedur …