SOUTHEAST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Sports Employment Professionals Comment on Workplace Discrimination Case SOUTHEAST Expert Case

Following a period of workplace harassment, a brand ambassador for equestrian sports gear decided to sue her employer in Georgia for discrimination. The employee, who was one of four other “pro” brand ambassadors, was in charge of overseeing maintenanc …

Police Negligence Allegedly Leads to Firefighter’s Death SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a state police force that was serving an arrest warrant on a dangerous criminal, who was know to be armed and related to an international drug smuggling operation in Georgia. When the officers got to the criminal’s house the saw smoke  …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop SOUTHEAST Expert Case

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop

This case involves an elderly woman in Georgia who was referred to a neurosurgeon for removal of a herniated disk. After the procedure, which was completed without incident, the patient noted that her foot was numb. The patient continued to experience ongo …

Emergency Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Abscess SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Georgia who presented to the emergency department by EHS with complaints of neck pain for several days. He was evaluated by a nurse practitioner and was promptly discharged with a diagnosis of muscle strain. He was not  …

Orthopedic Surgeon Incorrectly Positions Knee Replacement SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a patient who underwent a total knee replacement in order to treat chronic arthritis. Following the procedure, the patient developed significant scarring, and post-surgical physical therapy was ineffecti …

Property Management Expert Discusses Rental Management Dispute SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a group of minority shareholders in a company which owns and manages a chain of rental properties in the Orlando area. The company was spending more than 18% of its sales income to pay the salaries of persons who perform the same functi …

Plastic Surgery Expert Opines on Foreign Object Retained After Surgery SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Louisiana who suffered multiple complications following plastic surgery. On the date of the incident in question, the patient underwent multiple plastic surgeries, including procedures on both his face and body. At som …

Respiratory Therapy Expert Discusses Patient Death Following Intubation SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a male teenager in Louisiana who underwent surgery to correct a congenital spinal defect. Post-operatively, he initially remained intubated following the surgery in order to maintain his blood oxygenation. Eventually, he was extubated a …

Inappropriate Material Handling Procedures Lead to Significant Injuries SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves an incident that occurred at a manufacturer of aircraft components in Louisiana. The manufacturer in question regularly receives large shipments of aluminum billets, shipped in racks that stacked on top of each other. The manufacturer us …

Student Dies From Asthma Attack Due to Alleged Faculty Negligence SOUTHEAST Expert Case

This case involves a middle school student who died of an asthma attack in Louisiana. The student had been living with asthma for several years, and had provided an inhaler for the school nurse to hold in case of an attack. On the date of the incident in …