Articles by Kana Prasertchoang

Handwriting Expert Discusses Fraudulently Signed Papers in Car Sale

This case involves a man who sought to purchase a brand new car at a local town dealership recommended to him by his neighbor. After discussing his criteria and potential options with an employee, he selected a car of his choice…

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Preterm Baby Suffers Hypoxic Brain Injury After Mismanagement of Endotracheal Tube

This case involves a baby who was delivered in Arkansas preterm with respiratory distress. The child had been intubated, and initially did well, but started to have a period of apnea and oxygen saturation below normal. It is documented that at…

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Telecom Expert Evaluates False Claims of Cell Phone Optimization

This case involves a whistle-blower matter relating to a state statute against false claims of a large telecommunications company in West Virginia. This latest lawsuit was only the most recent of the cell companies’ legal troubles, however; they had already…

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Pediatric Nephrology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Kidney Disease

This case involves an otherwise healthy teenager who came into an ER in Nebraska with a fever and stomach ache. Following a brief examination, he was given an over the counter pain medication and discharged home. Several days later, he returned to…

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Cosmetology Expert Opines on Chemical Burns From Hair Treatment

This esthetician case involves an adolescent who went for a hair treatment at a local beauty salon in Rhode Island. The hair stylist did not ask the plaintiff about any allergy history or aversion to certain products before applying the treatment product,…

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Negligent Installation of Radio Equipment Allegedly Causes Fall

This case involves a woman who was employed and certified as an authorized tower climber by a nationally recognized safety authority in Rhode Island. On the date of the incident in question, the woman was working as a cell tower climber, which…

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Psychiatry Expert Discusses Inappropriate Cessation of Wellbutrin in Schizophrenia Case

This psychopharmacology case involves a female patient in Rhode Island who suffered a psychotic episode and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. She was hospitalized and then prescribed several medications. Her symptoms were well controlled for several years. The patient was seen by…

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Overhead Power Lines Electrocute Maintenance Worker

This case involves a young man who was severely electrocuted while he was cleaning equipment in an industrial park in South Dakota. The plaintiff’s job duties required him to carry a sweeper that has a long handle. When he was…

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Vascular Surgery Expert Opines on Foreign Body Retention Following Stent Placement

This case involves a male patient in South Dakota with a medical history of high blood pressure, obesity, coronary artery disease and previous stents who presented to the emergency department with complaints of chest pain for which he was evaluated…

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