Articles by Wendy Ketner, M.D.

Family Medicine Expert Testifies on Prisoner’s Death But Faces Challenge for Lacking Correctional Experience

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Davis v. Roane County Citation: 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150286 Facts The plaintiff, now deceased, was incarcerated at the defendant county jail when she required…

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General Surgery Expert Fails to Consider Crucial Evidence Related to Biopsy Complications

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Matosky v. Manning Citation: 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49030 Facts The plaintiffs, a woman along with her husband, filed a medical malpractice…

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Dentistry Expert’s Differential Cancer Diagnosis is Questioned Under Admissibility Criteria

Court: United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Kirchman v. Novartis Pharm. Corp. Citation: 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71158 Facts This case deals with claims against a drug manufacturer by the…

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Oversteps by Offering Epidemiological Analysis

Court: United States District Court for the District of Oregon Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: McClellan v. I-Flow Corp. Citation: 710 F. Supp. 2d 1092 Facts In this product liability case, the plaintiffs alleged that they had developed glenohumeral chondrolysis, the…

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OB/GYN Experts May Discuss FDA Warning Labels for IUDs

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Western Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Sellers v. Bayer Healthcare Pharms. Inc. Citation: 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 188476 Facts The plaintiff filed a suit against the defendant, a pharmaceutical…

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ED Physician and ENT Specialist Disputed as Correctional Medicine Experts

Court: United States District Court for the District of New Mexico Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Jager v. Andrade-Barraza Citation: 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217396 Facts  This case involves a prison fight and resulting prisoner injury. The plaintiff was punched in…

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Maternal Fetal Medicine Experts Investigate Fatal Army Hospital C-Section

Court: United States District Court for the District of Kansas Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Wheeler v. United States Citation: 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 199136 Facts  A pregnant woman was admitted to an army community hospital where hospital staff found she…

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Deaf Radiology Expert Witness Sways Outcome of College Disability Discrimination Case

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Daniel-Rivera v. Everglades College Citation: 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 214340 Facts This case involves alleged disability discrimination by a university. The plaintiff, a deaf and…

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Nephrology Expert Witness Testifies on Link Between OsmoPrep and Renal Failure

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Delta Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Buxton v. Ormseth Citation: 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159120 Facts The plaintiffs, a married couple, alleged negligence against a physician practicing at a…

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Court Excludes Cardiology Expert’s Testimony Regarding Impact of Antidepressants on Congenital Defects

Court: United States District Court for the District of Connecticut Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: K.E. v. Glaxosmithkline LLC Citation: 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13705 Facts This case was filed against the pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), concerning the side effects of…

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