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Chiropractor Fails To Recognize Signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome SPINE Expert Case

This case involves a woman who presented to her chiropractor with severe lower back pain and numbness in her bilateral lower extremities. The chiropractor performed a manipulation on the woman and sent her home. The woman continued to experience pain f …

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries SPINE Expert Case

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries

This case involves a woman who consented to have a epidural steroid injection performed; however, the doctor instead performed an interlaminar epidural steroid injection. The doctor performed a procedure the man did not consent to and also negligently per …

Woman is Seriously Injured After Falling From Gurney SPINE Expert Case

Woman is Seriously Injured After Falling From Gurney

This case involves a female patient being transported by EMS out of her home on a gurney. She was dropped onto the ground from the gurney while being transported from the house to the ambulance, causing a cervical fracture. The attorney handling the case r …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Throat Injury From Mismanaged Intubation SPINE Expert Case

This case involves a young man who suffered an injury to his lower back in the course of his employment as a roofer. The man was advised to undergo lumbar decompression surgery as treatment, for which he would receive general anesthesia. When the patient w …