Articles by Wendy Ketner, M.D.

Defendant Claims Ineffective Counsel for Failing to Call OB/GYN Expert in Sexual Battery Case

Court: United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Hester v. Sec’y, Fla. Dep’t of Corr. Citation: 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 210539 Facts The petitioner sought a writ of habeas corpus challenging…

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Teen Dies After Skull Surgery to Repair Fracture Sustained as an Infant

Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Hall v. Flannery Citation: 840 F.3d 922 Facts When the plaintiff’s daughter was five months old, she was dropped and suffered a skull fracture. The fracture…

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Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury is Blamed on Defective Car Seat Following Accident

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Hinson v. Dorel Juvenile Grp., Inc. Citation: 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74993 Facts The plaintiff, the next friend of the underage victim, filed…

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Infectious Disease Expert Links MRSA Infection to Beauty Counter Makeover

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Kelly v. Bare Escentuals Beauty, Inc. Citation: 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150060  Facts The plaintiff was visiting the defendant’s cosmetics store to return…

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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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