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Published on - April 10, 2023
The patient, who sustained a femur fracture that required surgery, reported post-operative pain and consulted another physician who determined a...Read more
Published on - March 26, 2013
This case involves a fifty-six-year-old female patient who was suffering from a Charcot foot manifestation with a complete collapse of the arch on...Read more
Published on - October 9, 2013
This case involves a fifty-nine-year-old man. The patient previously had ORIF of the mandible done by a maxillofacial surgeon. The open approach...Read more
Published on - June 2, 2014
This case involves an eighty-two-year-old male patient who was a nursing home resident. He had a past medical history of dementia and severe falls...Read more
Published on - July 12, 2016
This OR operations case involves an elderly male patient in Mississippi who underwent surgery for a laparoscopic repair of a hernia using Composix...Read more
What is the role of a fracture expert witness in legal proceedings?
A fracture expert witness provides specialized knowledge about bone fractures, their causes, treatment, and potential complications. They can help clarify medical facts and provide objective opinions.
What types of cases might require a fracture expert witness?
Cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, or any case where bone fractures are a central issue may benefit from a fracture expert witness.
Can a fracture expert witness speak to different types of fractures and their implications?
Yes, they can explain the differences between various types of fractures such as simple, compound, stress, and pathological fractures, and how each impacts recovery and potential complications.
How can a fracture expert witness assist in cases involving sports injuries?
They can provide insight into whether appropriate preventative measures were taken, if the injury was treated correctly, and the impact of the injury on the athlete's future performance.
Are there subspecialties within the field of fracture expertise?
Yes. Some experts may specialize in pediatric fractures, geriatric fractures, sports-related fractures or specific areas like spinal or skull fractures.
How does Expert Institute select its Fractures expert witnesses?
Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.