An orthotics expert witness is familiar with artificial tool utilized within the medical field, such as a brace or splint, with the purpose of straightening, aligning, and/or healing part(s) of the human body. Orthotics refers to a variety of medical devices that are utilized for several unique medical purposes. Orthotics expert witnesses may have different backgrounds depending on the particular nature of each individual case. Like other areas in the medical field, however, orthotic medical devices may become the subject of a lawsuit due to an unforeseen incident, such as the failure of a prosthetic to work properly, an adverse reaction to the orthotic device, negligence towards a patient, failing to properly inform a patient of his/her treatment, or other types of issues.
Orthotics expert witnesses are familiar with several types of treatment, as the discipline utilizes prosthetics, orthopedic appliances, artificial limbs, and other such medical devices for varying purposes, depending on the needs of each patient. Orthotics may be needed on a temporary or permanent basis, so it is important to utilize an orthotics expert witnesses with a background matching the details of your case. Orthotics may be utilized to repair a broken bone or fracture, correct a misaligned part of the body, replace an amputated limb, or assist an individual after a stroke, spinal cord injury, or other health-related incident.
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