SOUTHWEST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Health Insurer Allegedly Underpays For Rehabilitation Services SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This case involves an alleged breach of contract between a rehabilitation services system and a health insurance company in Arizona. The plaintiff system alleged that the health insurance company underpaid for inpatient rehabilitation services. It was also …

Building Codes Expert Evaluates Fall Caused by Unstable Railing SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man in Oklahoma who suffered a serious injury after falling due to an unstable railing. At the time of the incident in question, the man was at a restaurant eating breakfast when he got up to use the restroom. On the way to t …

Pain Management Expert Opines on Drug Induced Injuries SOUTHWEST Expert Case

Pain Management Expert Opines on Drug Induced Injuries

This pain medicine case involves a male patient in Oklahoma with a known history of being a poor drug metabolizer. Shortly before the events of the incident in question, the patient sought treatment for abdominal pain from the defendant doctor. During th …

Amusement Park Patron Suffers Permanent Head Injury on Unsafe Ride SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This case involves a young child who suffered serious injuries while riding on a ride at a small amusement park in New Mexico. The ride’s seats came with shoulder harnesses, however it was apparently common for amusement park staff to allow children to kee …

Pediatrics Experts Opine on Lack of Treatment for Fatal Pneumonia SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This virology case involves a 13-year-old male patient in New Mexico who had a medical history significant for asthma. During a routine physical exam administered by his primary care physician, he was diagnosed with a sore throat and given a Z-pack. Seve …

Construction Worker Suffers Fatal Accident Due to Poorly Maintained Equipment SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This case involves a construction worker in New Mexico who was fatally injured by a skid steer loader that he was operating. At the time of the incident in question, the man was using the loader to move dirt around a construction site. At some point, the l …

Medical Device Distributor Allegedly Violates Anti-Kickback Statutes SOUTHWEST Expert Case

This anti fraud case involves a medical device distributor and a hospital in New Mexico which allegedly violated Medicare anti-kickback statutes, as well as industry ethical standards. The distributor in question employeed a woman working at a medical cent …