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Medical Experts Testify In Dr. Conrad Murray Case

Medical expert and Nonin Medical executive Bob Johnson testified in Los Angeles last week in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray who has pleaded not guilty in the death of Michael Jackson. The expert testified that the device used to monitor pulse and oxygen levels in the blood was “inadequate” and had no audible alarm in case it went wrong.

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Medical Expert Testifies In Urology Malpractice Suit

Medical Expert Testifies In Urology Malpractice Suit

A Lawrence, NJ, man has been awarded $2.8 million in damages for injuries he sustained during a kidney stone removal surgery in 2005. The medical malpractice suit was brought against urologist Steven Orland of Trenton.

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Medical Expert On Jackson Overdose

Michael Jackson could not have guzzled a fatal anesthetic cocktail, according to a medical expert at a Los Angeles court hearing on April 29th. Prosecutors committed to putting the King of Pop’s physician Dr. Conrad Murray behind bars called on the expert to help them dismiss suggestions made by the defense lawyers that the pop superstar took his own life by either drinking or injecting himself with Propofol.

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Medical Malpractice Experts

Medical Malpractice Experts

Tooher Wolc & Leydon, LLC writes:
When it comes to arguing and proving medical malpractice claims at trial, providing strong expert testimony to support these cases is crucial.

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Nevada Bill On Expert Witness Affidavits

Nevada Bill On Expert Witness Affidavits

Lawmakers in Nevada are debating a proposed bill which would give plaintiffs additional time to file an expert witness affidavit required for medical malpractice lawsuits. Currently, a malpractice lawsuit will be dismissed if it does not contain an affidavit from an expert medical witness supporting the allegations.

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Strong Expert Testimony In Malpractice Cases

Strong Expert Testimony In Malpractice Cases

When it comes to arguing and proving medical malpractice claims at trial, providing strong expert testimony to support these cases is crucial. The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently decided a case, Klein v. Norwalk, which highlights this important tactic, as well as the standard for disclosing what points an expert will make during testimony.

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Physician On Medical Malpractice Cases

Physician On Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical expert Dr. Lawrence Hutchison, Tri-State Family Practice writes on malpractice cases:
As a physician, I want law-makers to support a Certificate of Merit bill the Iowa Medical Society has introduced in the Iowa Legislature. This law would require a plaintiff’s attorney to find a medical expert to examine a malpractice case before it goes to trial. An early examination of the facts would allow everyone to find out up front if the standard of care was violated by a physician.

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Medical Malpractice Experts

Medical Malpractice Experts

In What does it take to win a Medical Malpractice case? “The Big Picture,” attorneys at the law firm Steinberg, Burtker & Grossman, Ltd write:

Ask any plaintiff’s personal injury attorney which cases are the hardest to win and the universal answer will be medical malpractice. From the moment the case begins, the attorney knows that he or she is in for a battle. When sued, medical doctors immediately fall into a state of denial if not righteous indignation. How could they possibly be responsible for a patient’s injury or death? Medical Malpractice insurance companies further empower physicians by granting them the absolute right to have their case tried to verdict before a jury, no matter how egregious their conduct

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Medical Expert & Failed Spinal Surgery

Medical Expert & Failed Spinal Surgery

A spine surgeon must stand trial against claims that medical negligence led to a patient’s suicide, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled. The case originates from a January 2005 procedure Gerald Kivland underwent to correct the curvature of his spine. According to Judge Wolff’s ruling, the surgery paralyzed him from the waist down and left him in “intense and continuous pain in the paralyzed region.”

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The Benefits Of Using A Medical Expert Part 2

The Benefits Of Using A Medical Expert Part 2

In The Benefits of Using a Medical Expert Witness, Adriana Noton writes:
Medical Expert Witness Separates Fact From Opinion

For specific and complicated injuries, such as a brain injury or spinal cord injury, a medical expert witness specializing in the area will be able to best describe the damage that resulted from the injury and how the injured person will be affected long term. As well, if it is the person being sued, the expertise of a medical expert witness can be used to discredit the claims of the person making the claim. A medical expert witness should be able to distinguish between the presented facts from opinions regarding the medical evidence.

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