PHYSICIAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nursing expert witness advises on infection caused by lack of wound care PHYSICIAN Expert Case

A nursing expert witness advises on a case involving a patient who required additional surgeries due to infection from lack of wound care. Plaintiff was 67 when she was admitted to a skilled nursing facility for recovery after her spinal surgery. The neuro …

Cardiology Expert Advises on Anticoagulant That Caused Fatal Brain Bleed PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  was performed that day by the defendant cardiologist’s physician assistant. The plan was to start the man on Coumadin and Warfarin. …  in the afternoon, the man complained to his attending physician that he had a throbbing headache that radiated around to his eye. The …

Hematology expert witness advises on anticoagulation in patients at risk for stroke PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  The patient was being treated by her primary care physician and had been prescribed Coumadin for her arrhythmia.  It was decided …  the patient was transferred to the PACU. Post-operatively, physicians had a difficult time controlling the patient’s PTT. The patient was …

Primary care physician expert witness discusses delayed diagnosis of fatal heart attack PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  primary care physician expert witness opines on a case regarding a delayed diagnosis of a …  care of a cardiologist. She presented to her primary care physician complaining of sweating, nausea, chest, abdominal and shoulder pain. A brief physical examination was performed. The physician remarked that there were no significant findings on examination. The …