PHYSICAL THERAPY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury

…  lost considerable income and had to undergo weeks of physical therapy. The plaintiff alleges that the rental company defendant gave him a …

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School

This athletic management case involves a sixteen-year-old female student who was participating in a varsity field hockey practice. The student was not wearing her protective mouthpiece during the practice, even though she had it with her that day and knew …

Physical Therapy Expert Witness Opines on Motorized Wheelchair Safety PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

This case involves the failure of a retailer to properly instruct a client on the ordinary care and use of a motorized wheelchair. The plaintiff, a sixty-one-year-old male, was assigned a motorized wheelchair by his physician. When the wheelchair was deliv …

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team

…  brain damage from lack of oxygenation to the brain. Her physical education teacher also reported that the girl seemed uncoordinated …  she required tutoring, speech pathology, occupation therapy, mental health and physical therapy. She never fully regained …

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke

…  and Lipitor. The internist found no abnormalities on physical examination and laboratory work. He scheduled her for a follow-up …  damage from the stroke requiring occupational and physical …

DUI Expert Witness Opines on Breathalyzer Results PHYSICAL THERAPY Expert Case

DUI Expert Witness Opines on Breathalyzer Results

…  with one son requiring four operations and extensive physical therapy. Immediately following the accident, the defendant submitted to a …