Pediatric Neurology Medical Expert Witness: Infection leads to neurological deficit in child

FOCUS A child sustained a dog bite that developed an infection and ultimately resulted in severe neurological sequelae. BACKGROUND Dog bites are a common source of medical litigation. Dog bites…

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Pulmonary Medicine Medical Expert Witness: Epoxy exposure respiratory sequelae

FOCUS Pulmonary Medical Expert needed to review case of exposure to epoxy chemicals resulting in severe respiratory ailments.   BACKGROUND Epoxy is marketed in liquid and powder forms. Liquid epoxy…

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Neurosurgery Medical Expert Witness: Severe headache results in death from aneurysm rupture

FOCUS Delay in treatment of large intracranial mass results in patient death while awaiting treatment.  A medical malpractice case requiring review by a Neurosurgery medical expert, Radiology medical expert, and…

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Expert Witness: Tear during childbirth results in complications

FOCUS A woman during vaginal childbirth experiences a tear and complications from a failed repair.  A medical negligence case requiring Obstetrics and Gynecology medical expert witness review.   BACKGROUND Vaginal…

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Popliteal artery injury

FOCUS Arthroscopic knee surgery resulting in unrecognized popliteal artery injury.  A medical negligence case requiring Orthopedic Surgery medical expert witness case review. BACKGROUND Any orthopedic surgical procedure can result in…

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Delay Between Clearance and Surgery

FOCUS Did the 9-month delay between the stress test for clearance prior to elective knee surgery constitute negligence? BACKGROUND Patients undergoing elective joint replacement often require cardiology consultation for preoperative…

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