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Cardiologist Prevails In Negligence Case

By | September 6, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|Tags: , , , , |

ELITE-AboutUsThe Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, ruled to uphold summary judgment in favor of Dr. John L. Pennock and Capital Area Cardiovascular Surgical Institute against plaintiff Larry Runk II. Runk alleged professional negligence after heart surgery in 2005.

Cardiac surgery expert witnesses are commonly needed in medical negligence cases.  Negligence claims against cardiac surgeons typically stem from complications of surgery, […]

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Cardiology Medical Expert: Cardiology “clearance” for elective surgery

By | November 30, 2014|Categories: E-Case Studies|Tags: , , , , |

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Cardiology “clearance” to undergo elective knee surgery.  A medical negligence case requiring cardiology expert witness review.

BACKGROUND

Patients undergoing elective joint replacement often require cardiology consultation for preoperative clearance. Although cardiology expert witnesses opine in a variety of areas, only a cardiology expert witness who routinely performs preoperative evaluations can opine on the applicable standard of care.

CASE

A 66-year-old woman was […]

30 11 / 14

Cardiology & Occupational Medicine Experts: Case of hypertensive heart disease

By | November 30, 2014|Categories: E-Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , |

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Hypertensive heart disease in a correctional medicine setting.  A case requiring Cardiology medical expert and Occupational medicine medical expert witness review.

BACKGROUND

Hypertension is a leading cause of heart disease, but heart disease can occur for a variety of reasons. Only a skilled CARDIOLOGY expert witness can distinguish between various causes. This case was also complicated by the alleged medical negligence occurring in a correctional medicine facility. The client needed an experienced […]

30 11 / 14

Cardiology Medical Expert: Case of A-fib and stroke

By | November 30, 2014|Categories: E-Case Studies|Tags: , , , , |

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Atrial fibrillation (“A-Fib”) resulting in stroke.  A case requiring CARDIOLOGY expert witness review.

BACKGROUND

Atrial fibrillation is a common medical condition with complex treatment options. Medical malpractice cases regarding atrial fibrillation frequently require CARDIOLOGY medical expert witnesses.  A leading CARDIOLOGY medical expert is the key to success in these difficult cases.

CASE

A 32-year-old man with atrial fibrillation was under the care of a cardiologist […]