Childbirth and Obstetrics

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Is a Midwife Right for You and Your Baby?
Midwives have been helping women through their pregnancies for generations. Long ago, there wasn't much choice - true medical doctors weren't always available. Today, they offer expectant mothers an alternative to doctors delivering their babies. For some mothers it may be a matter of "natural birth," ... Read more

Can I Sue If My Child Has Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is the most common developmental disability among children in the United States. According to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, approximately 764,000 children and adults in the U.S. are living with one or more symptoms of cerebral palsy. Between 8,000 and 10,000 new cases are diagnosed ... Read more

Can I Sue a Hospital that Vaccinates My Newborn Against My Will?
When born in a hospital, a baby is routinely given a Hepatitis B shot, a vitamin K injection and an application of ointment in the eyes. In all states, a parent can refuse these treatments. It is best to use a waiver signed ahead of time and submitted to the hospital. The American Academy of Pediatrics ... Read more

What Is a Birth Injury?
When parents anticipate the birth of a child, they know it will be hard work but they believe that the results will be worth it - a perfect baby. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Some babies are born with birth defects. About seven out of 1,000 otherwise healthy babies born in the United States ... Read more

Who Is Responsible for Erb's Palsy in a Newborn?
Shoulder dystocia is always an emergency requiring immediate and skilled medical attention. It occurs about two times in every 1,000 births. ... Read more

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The statute of limitations for medical malpractice is 2 1/2 years, and it runs from the time of the mistake or from the time of the last appointment with the doctor for the purpose of treating the mis ...Read more

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Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Common Anesthesia Mistakes

Anesthesia is a crucial part of any surgical procedure as it induces a temporary loss of sensation and awareness so the patient does not feel any pain. When an anesthesiologist administers the medicat ... Read more

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According to data collected by the National Practitioner Data Bank, physicians in Louisiana are more likely to be sued for medical malpractice than physicians in any other state. Also in the top five ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS DISCUSS RISK OF SUPERBUG INFECTIONS

Antibiotics are a valuable tool in combating a number of illnesses. Our dependence on these drugs, however, has given scientists legitimate cause for concern, as strains of bacteria become increasingl ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS DISCUSS OVERPRESCRIBED OPIOIDS

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 16 out of every 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015. Researchers at Mount Sinai Health System in New Yor ... Read more

Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Liability for Secondhand Asbestos Exposu

Many individuals who suffer with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos in their work environments. In a significant number of these cases, individuals were exposed to asbestos in environments where th ... Read more

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