Articles by Dr. Faiza Jibril

The Medical Expert Witness Litigation Guide

Whether your client is a plaintiff or a defendant in a case related to the complex field of medicine, the testimony of an experienced expert witness is absolutely necessary. A medical expert witness must be able to examine the material…

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Anesthesiology expert witness advises on post-operative death following opioid administration

An anesthesiology expert witness advises on a case involving a patient in Vermont with diaphragmatic nerve injury who died post-operatively following opiod administration. The patient was a forty-two-year-old female patient with a past medical history of severe abdominal trauma following…

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Orthopedic Surgeon Fails To Treat Multiple Injuries

This case involves a male patient who underwent an operative arthroscopy of the right shoulder to repair a shoulder flap lesion, biceps tear and labral tear. The post-operative diagnosis was a labral tear and synovitis. Post-operatively, the patient was found…

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Ophthalmology expert witness advises on cataract surgery that resulted in vision loss from corneal burn

An ophthalmology expert witness advises on a case involving a cataract surgery patient who lose her vision due to a corneal burn. Plaintiff underwent cataract phacoemulsification (routine cataract surgery) with insertion of an intraocular lens on her right eye. Midway…

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General surgery expert witness advises on delayed treatment resulting in extensive bowel resection

A general surgery expert witness advises on a case happened in Delaware involving a sixty-one year-old male patient with a past medical history of ischemic bowel disease. He presented to an urgent care facility at 1PM with complaints of severe abdominal…

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General surgery expert witness opines on injury during hiatal hernia repair surgery

A general surgery expert witness opines on vagus nerve injury during a hiatal hernia repair surgery. This case takes place in Maine and involves a male patient who underwent laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair with fundoplication. She had previously been diagnosed with…

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Spinal orthopedic surgery expert witness on advises on post-surgical infection

A spinal orthopedic surgery expert witness on advises on a case involving a forty-five year old male patient who underwent cervical fusion surgery. The patient from Rhode Island was discharged shortly following the procedure but later returned to the ER…

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Nursing home expert witness advises on a case of medical malpractice involving a vulnerable resident

A nursing home expert witness advises on a case involving an eighty-year-old male patient who was admitted to a residential care home as an in-patient resident following a stroke. The medical records show that the patient was a vulnerable adult,…

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Child abuse expert witness opines on the sexual abuse of a minor

A child abuse and child welfare expert witness opines on the sexual abuse of a minor who was participating in a mentoring program. This case involves a minor who became a member of a mentoring charity program, sustained by nonprofit fundraising,…

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Hematology expert witness opines on anticoagulant therapy prior to a liver biopsy

A hematology expert witness opines on a case involving a twenty-nine-year-old female patient with a past medical history of atopy, including eczema, hay fever and asthma. Her primary care physician prescribed Cymbalta when she began experiencing ADD and anxiety symptoms.…

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