Case Archive

Emergency Room Fails To Diagnose and Treat Stroke

Patient a 35 year old female African American  visited the  Emergency Department  on June 11th in order to have a CT-Scan due to increasing instances of debilitating migraines.  The CT-Scan came back negative; and she was released within a few hours to be  followed up with  a neurologist possible follow up MRI. Appointments were not […]

Pre-litigation Life Care Plans with Demand Pay Off

   Our MD Physiatrist’s Life Care Plans Settle Cases with Demand Within Weeks of the Injury For Policy Limits   Life Care Plans start at $4,250 Use Pre-litigation Life Care Plans Where:   Good liability Insurance Coverage generally $50,000-$1,000,000 Injuries are serious and/or permanent e.g. orthopedic, brain related, amputation Demonstrable evidence of injury Effective Pre-litigation Life […]

LITHOTRIPSY CAUSES SEVERE BURN

Case Overview: Pt is a 50 y/o woman with a history of hypertension, smoker, stroke, melanoma, cellulitis.  She presented to her surgeon for cellulitis and they did a work-up for recurrent cancer which revealed a large kidney stone causing obstruction.  On 3/18/12 she was admitted to Hospital for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) which was […]

MRSA FOLLOWING DISCECTOMY

Case Overview: Client has a known and documented history of MRSA within 3 months of discectomy. Patient is given Ancef only 26 minutes into the surgery. No additional perioperative or postoperative antibiotics. Client develops severe MRSA infection including osteomyelitis of the lumbar spine and pelvis. Issue: Was the potentiality for a post- operative infection properly […]