NON-CONTINENTAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Student Gets Severe Cut by Scalpel During Lab Class NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

Student Gets Severe Cut by Scalpel During Lab Class

This case involves an 8th-grade student who was taking a science class. The student’s teacher used an activity plan that required students to use scalpels to dissect the reproductive parts of a flower. The teacher started the class using standard lab ins …

Ophthalmology Expert Witness Opines on Improper LASIK Surgery NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

 This case involves a thirty-four-year-old patient with very good vision, although nearsighted, who underwent LASIK surgery on both eyes as soon as he was cleared by the ophthalmologist. However, in the following weeks, the quality of the patient’s visi …

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

Hospital Fails to Diagnose Preeclampsia in Pregnant Patient

 This case takes place involves a pregnant patient who had a history of preeclampsia. The patient had been observed by her doctor as having high blood pressure and a trace of protein in her urine. The patient went to her doctor later complaining of diarrh …

Fast Food Worker Suffers Burns From Hot Grease NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

Fast Food Worker Suffers Burns From Hot Grease

This case involves a twenty-year-old employee at a fast food restaurant. The employee was required to clean the exhaust filters that were located approximately 5 feet above a deep fryer. The employee placed a wooden cover over three of the fryer’s four b …

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death

This case involves a seventy-four-year-old male, with a history significant for BPH, that presented to the emergency room after a syncopal episode. The patient also complained of upper back pain that was thought to be associated with rigorous physical acti …

Legal Nurse Consultant Discusses Bed Sores NON-CONTINENTAL Expert Case

Legal Nurse Consultant Discusses Bed Sores

This case involves a man who was a paraplegic from spinal injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. The man went into a physical rehabilitation center and later developed pressures sores (i.e. decubitus-ulcers, bed sores) on his buttocks and sacrum while …