PHYSICIAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Podiatrist fails to diagnose fatal post-operative pulmonary embolism PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  in the emergency room and referred to a podiatrist DPM physician surgeon for surgical repair of the fracture. The surgery went well …  the patient presented to the treating podiatrist DPM physician‘s office for a follow up visit. During the consultation the patient …

Sleep attack from dopamine agonists leads to deadly car accident PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  took analgesia prescribed to her by her primary care physician. The woman’s family began to notice a change in the patient’s …  writing. After consultation with her primary care physician the woman was referred to a neurologist. The patient was diagnosed …

Delayed diagnosis of an incarcerated Spigelian leads to small bowel necrosis PHYSICIAN Expert Case

This case takes place in Hawaii and involves a thirty-nine year-old female patient who was married with four children. The patient and her husband had decided that their family was complete and the patient decided to undergo an elective tubal ligation as a …

High Fall Risk Patient Dies Following Failure to Implement Safety Measures PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  department she had previously seen her primary care physician for the same symptoms. The decision was made to admit the patient over night to treat her symptoms. The treating physician put her on a regimen of medications which included Ambien, GoLytely, …

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient

…  hand. When the IV fluids were discontinued, the treating physician maintained the needle in the patient’s hand through a heparin lock. …