PHARMACY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Statin Drug Overdose Prompts Kidney Failure PHARMACY Expert Case

Statin Drug Overdose Prompts Kidney Failure

An elderly man with a history of heart disease filed a malpractice suit against his cardiologist after being prescribed Lipitor and suffering from rhabdomyolysis. Though the man exercised regularly and maintained a healthy diet and exercise regime, his car …

Toxicology Experts Opine on Inappropriate Painkiller Administration PHARMACY Expert Case

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a patient who died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs repeatedly prescribed. The patient presented due to a chronic medical condition which required an ongoing pain management regime. The patien …

Doctors Administer Incorrect Drug Dosage PHARMACY 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 …

Drug Manufacturer Fails to Warn Patients of Medication Risks PHARMACY Expert Case

Drug Manufacturer Fails to Warn Patients of Medication Risks

This case takes place in Florida and involves the labeling protocols for a name-brand prescription drug and its generic equivalents. The original drug, developed and marketed over a decade ago, was designed to treat acute episodes of gastrointestinal distr …

Accident reconstructionist advises on slip and fall in retail setting PHARMACY Expert Case

…  accident reconstructionist advises on a case involving a pharmacy shopper who slipped and fell on liquid laundry detergent. Plaintiff was shopping in a pharmacy and carrying a 50-ounce bottle of liquid laundry detergent that he …

Toxicology Expert Witness Opines on Fatal Opiate Polypharmacy PHARMACY Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-eight-year-old male veteran who completed two tours in East Africa. Prior to this he had been in very good health and had no known physical or mental health issues. Whilst on active duty the patient sustained severe trauma to hi …

Security Expert Witness Discusses False Customer Arrest at Pharmacy PHARMACY Expert Case

…  case involves a customer who went to a pharmacy to return several bottles of a weight loss drink because the drink …  The woman had bought the weight loss drink at another pharmacy. After the woman entered the second pharmacy, she went to look on the shelves to make sure that they sold the same …