Shoulder Dystocia Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in shoulder dystocia practice in a variety of fields, including obstetrics and gynecology, midwifery, neonatology, and pediatric neurology. Some of the most common specialties for these expert witnesses also include labor and delivery nursing, maternal-fetal medicine, and birth injury. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper delivery techniques, failure to perform a cesarean section, medical malpractice, birth trauma, and long-term neurological damage in infants.

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Peggy Moran Ochoa, BSN, MS, PCEView profile

ID: 6409778

Ms. Peggy Moran Ochoa, BSN, MS, PCE

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Illinois

Ms. Peggy M. Ochoa has 42 years of experience in the field of Labor and Delivery Nursing. She earned her ADN from Triton College, her BA in Health Education from the University of Saint Francis Illinois, her MS in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety from Northwestern University, and her BSN from Purdue University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois and...

Labor & Delivery Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

E-709029

Labor & Delivery Nursing Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This qualified expert has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse, specializing in labor and delivery, as well as critical care. She is licensed as a registered nurse in Massachusetts and earned her BS in business administration from Northeastern University before earning her BS in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds certifications in basic life support, electronic...

Barbara Ann True, C-EFM, CNS, MA, RNC-OBView profile

ID: 6445610

Ms. Barbara Ann True, C-EFM, CNS, MA, RNC-OB

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Texas

Ms. Barbara True has over 47 years of experience in Women's Health and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. She earned her BSN and her MA in Nursing from the University of Iowa. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist in the state of Texas. Formerly, this expert served as a High Risk Maternal Fetal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Methodist Dallas Medical Center...

Labor & Delivery  & OB Triage Expert WitnessView profile

E-006267

Labor & Delivery & OB Triage Expert Witness

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Virginia

This certified registered nurse specializes in the practice of Labor and Delivery and Obstetrical Triage and has nearly two decades of specialty experience in her field, serving in both management and clinical roles at several major healthcare centers including one of the largest Labor & Delivery units in the country.

LaShea Monique Haynes, AGCNS-BC, APRN, MSNView profile

ID: 6578764

Ms. LaShea Monique Haynes, AGCNS-BC, APRN, MSN

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Georgia

Ms. LaShea M. Haynes has 25 years of experience in Perinatal and Obstetrics Nursing. She earned her BSN in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University, her M.Ed. from Widener University, and then her MSN from Mercer University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse and APRN in the state of Georgia. Formerly, this expert served as an Instructor of Nursing at West Georgia Technical...

Fetal Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

E-015248

Fetal Medicine Expert Witness

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New York

This double board certified and highly qualified expert has had an extensive amount of experience in his field. He holds a Bachelors in Arts degree in Biology and Philosophy. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he decided to pursue a career in medicine by attending medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. In addition, he also obtained a masters in science in NIH Human...

Labor and Delivery Expert WitnessView profile

E-008365

Labor and Delivery Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This qualified nurse currently works as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse at two major university-affiliated hospitals which are nationally recognized as among the best providers of OB/GYN care. He received an A.S. in Nursing from Quincy College and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Certified as a Registered Nurse in Inpatient Obstetrics and in Electronic Fetal...

Neonatal Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

E-513545

Neonatal Nursing Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This qualified expert has 7 years of experience in the field of nursing. She earned her BSN from Quinnipiac University and holds a certification in advanced electronic fetal monitoring. She began her career in the medical field as a patient care technician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then served as a registered nurse in the women's health unit at the University of Virginia...

Labor and Delivery Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

E-502259

Labor and Delivery Nursing Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in labor and delivery nursing, as well as maternal newborn nursing. She earned her BSN from Salem State University and has been practicing as a nurse for 13 years. She has formerly served as a clinical educator at Salem State University and as a registered nurse in the obstetrics unit at Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She has experience working...

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Shoulder Dystocia Expert Witness FAQs

A shoulder dystocia expert witness provides specialized knowledge in cases involving birth injuries. They can testify on the standard of care, causation, and damages related to these complex medical situations.

You may need a shoulder dystocia expert witness in cases involving birth injuries, obstetric malpractice claims, or any case where the handling of shoulder dystocia is in question.

Subspecialties can include obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, pediatric neurology, and physical therapy - all professionals who may deal with shoulder dystocia outcomes.

These experts can explain accepted medical practices for preventing and managing shoulder dystocia, helping to establish if there was a deviation from the standard of care.

Yes, they can offer valuable insights into potential long-term effects such as Erb's palsy or Klumpke's paralysis, which could be crucial for determining damages.

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.

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