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Dr. Martin Tobin, a prosecution medical expert in Derek Chauvin's trial, referenced tests done on George Floyd’s blood to refute a defense expert’s claim that carbon monoxide poisoning could have played a role in Floyd’s death, calling it “simply wrong."

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Martin Tobin, a prosecution medical expert in the trial of Derek Chauvin, said a defense expert’s claim that carbon monoxide poisoning could have played a role in George Floyd’s death was “simply wrong."

Two USC professors have played roles in the George Floyd cases. One as a consultant in the civil suit. The other as an expert witness for the prosecution in the ongoing criminal trial.

The defense called their own medical expert to the witness stand Wednesday to testify in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd.​

Irish expert pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin today labeled defense witness Dr. David Fowler's inference that George Floyd died in part from carbon monoxide poisoning as "simply wrong."

The defense presented medical expert testimony Wednesday that conflicted with prosecutors' account of how George Floyd died in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, defense expert says.

Chauvin trial: Defense expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem

Chauvin trial: Defense expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem

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An expert cardiologist testified that George Floyd died from cardiopulmonary arrest caused by low oxygen levels brought on by prone restraint and positional asphyxia — making him the fifth doctor to say as much in Derek Chauvin's trial.

Yet another medical expert testified in Derek Chauvin's trial that the condition of George Floyd's heart and his drug use did not contribute to his death, as the defense claimed. His death "was absolutely preventable," said Jonathan Rich, a cardiologist.

Pulmonary expert Dr. Martin Tobin testified there was “absolutely no way” GeorgeFloyd’s chest could expand properly to breathe, concluding Floyd was “using his fingers and his knuckles against the street to try and crank up the right side of his chest.”

Dr. Tobin, a physician who is a renowned expert on pulmonology testifies that George Floyd died of a low level of oxygen. The shallow breathing resulted from Floyd being prone on the street and handcuffed, with a knee on his neck and back and an arm at his side, he says

WaPo headline: "Trial to resume after training officer says an unauthorized neck restraint was used on George Floyd." This ignores the actual takeaway from the use-of-force expert's testimony.

Pulmonary expert Dr. Martin Tobin testified that George Floyd died from a “low level of oxygen” as former police officer Derek Chauvin pinned him to the street and restricted his ability to breathe

George Floyd died from a “low level of oxygen” because he couldn’t breathe and no other reason, said a medical expert who has studied breathing for over 46 years.

Expert says George Floyd died from lack of oxygen

Dr. Tobin, a physician who is a renowned pulmonology expert testified on Thursday that George Floyd died of a low level of oxygen. The shallow breathing resulted from Floyd being prone on the street and handcuffed, with a knee on his neck and back and an arm at his side, he said

George Floyd died because the officers kneeling on top of him while he lay prone and handcuffed kept him from getting enough oxygen, a respiratory expert testified in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin

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