You had a birth plan to have your child naturally, without medication, a c-section, or an episiotomy. But life does not as always work out the way we plan, especially when it comes to the delicate and highly complex process of childbirth. Doctors often decide what is best for you and your baby based on […]read full article
Little else is more devastating than leaving the hospital after giving birth to a baby with a birth injury. In some cases, it may be months or even years before your child begins exhibiting signs that something is amiss, which may ultimately lead to a birth injury diagnosis. Birth injuries occur before, during, or after delivery […]read full article
Assistive Technology for Infants with Birth Injuries and Cerebral Palsy Approximately 2.5% of newborns suffer birth injuries, resulting in brain damage or other bodily harm that impairs the major human systems responsible for motor, intellectual, and sensory functioning. Birth trauma, most often due to complications in the labor and delivery process or negligence, can be […]read full article
I want to file a medical malpractice lawsuit for my child – What is the statute of limitations in NJ? The New Jersey statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is generally two years from the date upon which medical negligence occurred, or the point at which the patient recognized, or reasonably should […]read full article
Hemochromatosis Lawyers for Children and Infants in New Jersey Hemochromatosis is a relatively rare genetic disease that causes iron build-up when the intestines poorly regulate iron absorption, leaving deposits in the joints and organs, and damaging or destroying the heart, liver, and pancreas. How do you know if your child has it? While newborns commonly […]read full article
You left the hospital without your newborn, who is sick with a staph infection, which is heartbreaking. Your doctor said the baby could have contracted the infection in the hospital, even from you. You are likely worried about your baby’s health and may be wondering if this devastating condition could have been avoided. Understanding more […]read full article
Beyond the customary worries affecting pregnant women and soon-to-be-mothers, women in the U.S. are facing yet another cause for catastrophic concern: giving birth in a hospital crowded with Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. Fears have skyrocketed as those soon to deliver their babies are plagued by the reality that they may be treated by a doctor or […]read full article
If your child has been diagnosed with Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL), you may be wondering what this condition actually is, how it develops, and if the medical professionals involved in your and your baby’s care may have taken steps to prevent it. PVL is among the primary causes of cerebral palsy and it is the most […]read full article
Birth injuries can be devastating, essentially a parent’s worst nightmare. And yet, they are not uncommon. One such condition is brachial plexus nerve injury, sometimes referred to as brachial plexus palsy or specified as Erb’s Palsy. The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that extends from the collarbone through the shoulder, arm, hand, and […]read full article
If your child suffered an injury, complications, or a medical condition resulting from medical negligence, you may have grounds for a pediatric malpractice or birth injury lawsuit. Learn more.
If a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider failed to provide adequate care for your child and they suffered harm, you can pursue compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Find out about damages.
The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit varies from state to state. The time limits may begin when your child's condition is identified, not necessarily when it occurred. Contact us for information that applies to your child's specific case.
Research published in the Journal Pediatrics found that 45 percent of pediatric patient medical errors resulting in harm were most likely preventable.