PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT WITNESSES

PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Is Sexually Assaulted While Under Psychiatric Treatment PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

Child Is Sexually Assaulted While Under Psychiatric Treatment

…  case involves an 11-year-old girl with a history of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. She came from an abusive home and was …  out violently in subsequent homes. She was brought for psychiatric evaluation and admitted to a facility. After 2 weeks of admission, …

Geriatric Psychologist Determines Long-Term Care Plan For Brain Damaged Alcoholic PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This case involves a couple who separated as a result of the 68-year-old husband’s alcoholism. Several months after the couple separated, the man was hospitalized and diagnosed with wet brain, exhibiting signs of short and long-term memory loss. The coup …

Veteran Requires Holistic Care Following Traumatic Bombing PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

Veteran Requires Holistic Care Following Traumatic Bombing

This case involves a veteran who sustained life-altering injuries from a bomb while in combat. The veteran suffered third-degree burns over a portion of her body, required below the knee amputation of her left leg, and lost her vision. Following her s …

Correctional Officer Allegedly Uses Excessive Force On Mentally Ill Patient PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This case involves a 24-year-old female schizophrenic inmate who died at a state mental hospital after being tackled by an orderly. Prior to her incarceration, she had been successfully treated with Risperdal for 2 years. Although it was acknowledged  …

Autistic Patient Aspirates After Being Left Unsupervised By Nurse PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This case involves an autistic female patient who was suffering from excessive volitional water intake. She was admitted to the ICU with seizure episodes and uncontrollable vomiting. The patient was placed on a water restriction with an order for restr …

Psychiatry Expert Opines on Patient Suicide While Under Hospital Care PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

…  death of her mother, and was brought to the hospital for psychiatric treatment by her father. While in the hospital, the patient …  to experience suicidal ideation, and was sent to a psychiatric hospital for care. While the patient was under observation at the …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Medication Withdrawal Injuries PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This addiction treatment case involves a 58-year-old veteran in California who was prescribed diazepam by her family medicine physician to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. She previously had trouble sleeping and frequent anxiety distress due to traum …