UROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury UROLOGY Expert Case

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury

A primary care physician was named in a lawsuit in West Virginia following a low-cost vasectomy procedure that went awry. The patient, an elderly man, had agreed to the physician’s procedure on the belief that it would be a cheaper alternative to other  …

Man Suffers Bowel Perforation, Sepsis After Robotic-Assisted Surgery UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in New Mexico who suffered complications after undergoing a robotic-assisted prostatectomy in order to treat early-stage prostate cancer. The surgery was performed with the assistance of a da Vinci robotic surg …

Patient Suffers Permanent Injuries from Urinary Catheter UROLOGY Expert Case

Patient Suffers Permanent Injuries from Urinary Catheter

This case involves patient who had a foley catheter ordered for urinary retention. The patient was taken by ambulance to the ER with complaints of pain since having a catheter placed by a home care nurse. The ER physician instructed patient to use a topica …

Urology Expert Comments on Patient’s Inability to Walk After Prostatectomy UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged patient who underwent a prostatectomy in order to treat prostate cancer. A last resort after failed prostate brachytherapy treatment, the procedure had been done several years ago and caused the patient significant troubl …

Undiagnosed Sepsis Results in Multiple Amputations UROLOGY Expert Case

Undiagnosed Sepsis Results in Multiple Amputations

This case involves a male patient who presented to an urgent care facility complaining of abdominal pain that had been persistent for several days. The patient was seen by a nurse in the walk-in clinic, who consulted with a physician who was not located  …

Child Dies From Undiagnosed Infection UROLOGY Expert Case

Child Dies From Undiagnosed Infection

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves an infant born via vaginal delivery with no complications. Some time shortly after the child’s birth, his parents brought him in for a checkup. It was during this checkup that the doctors noted a fever i …