WEST COAST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Robotic Surgery Expert Opines on Patient Death from Internal Bleeding WEST COAST Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Washington who underwent a robotic procedure and then suffered post-operative bleeding leading to his death. The patient underwent a procedure to remove part of his prostate, which concluded without incident. Immediate …

Hotel Guest is Seriously Injured by Folding Shower Seat WEST COAST Expert Case

This case involves a man who was seriously injured after an accident in the bathtub in his hotel room in Washington. The man, who suffered from impaired mobility due to muscular dystrophy, was given a hotel room that was customized to ADA recommendations …

Customer Suffers Serious Trip and Fall Due to Unsafe Display WEST COAST Expert Case

This case involves a trip-and-fall at a convenience store in Washington. On the date of the incident in question, the plaintiff was shopping in the defendant store using a small shopping cart. The plaintiff rounded a corner around an open refrigerator case …

Investment Firm Sues Attorney Over Corporate Dispute WEST COAST Expert Case

Investment Firm Sues Attorney Over Corporate Dispute

This case involves an investment firm in Washington that decided to litigate against the law firm that formerly represented it. Initially, there was a misunderstanding over the annual fees the capital market investment firm owed to an investment bank, wher …

Doctor Comments on Residential Mold Exposure WEST COAST Expert Case

Doctor Comments on Residential Mold Exposure

A number of tenants in an apartment unit in Washington decided to file a class action suit over exposure to mold. Shortly after moving into the unit, they began experiencing unexplained medical issues including pulmonary, thyroid, digestive and endocrine  …

Police Officer Allegedly Uses Excessive Force During Arrest WEST COAST Expert Case

This case arises out of a collision between a police officer and the plaintiff following a foot pursuit and plaintiff’s subsequent arrest in Montana. On the date of the incident in question, the officer was responding to a call for an armed robbery at a lo …

Financial Experts Opine on Diversifying Illiquid Trusts WEST COAST Expert Case

Financial Experts Opine on Diversifying Illiquid Trusts

This case involves the bankruptcy of a family trust in Utah that was comprised entirely of stock in a large company, and comprised the trust’s bankruptcy. The trust was established for the descendants of one of the founders of the company. The company wa …

Pediatric Surgery Experts Discuss Delayed Treatment of Ruptured Appendix WEST COAST Expert Case

This case involves a 5 year old girl who presented to the ER with fluid in her abdominal cavity as well as a distended stomach in Utah. An ultrasound was performed, however it was noted that it did not visualize the appendix. Because of this, and the you …

Residents Sue Sewer Engineer Over Hazardous Waste WEST COAST Expert Case

Residents Sue Sewer Engineer Over Hazardous Waste

This environmental health case involves a landfill that has been exposed to numerous toxic chemicals in Utah. The landfill in question was a hazardous waste disposal site, and contained hundreds of distinct chemicals. Eventually, an apartment complex was  …