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What is Vasa Previa?

New Jersey Vasa Previa Attorneys Of all the birth complications that can occur during delivery, vasa previa is a consequential condition with the potential to cause severe birth injuries and death of a baby. The condition can lead to extreme harm to a newborn, namely brain damage and stillbirth, among other severe complications and permanent […]

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Emotional Impact of Birth Injuries on Mothers

How does Birth Trauma Affect the Mother? Mothers who experience traumatic births suffer various psychological, emotional, and physical injuries. For some, difficult labor, tears, perineal injury, cesarean birth, instrument-assisted births, and stillbirths can harm a mother’s body, mind, and heart. She may have long-lasting effects that need professional assistance to heal all aspects of her […]

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Nurse Interruptions, Phone Calls, and Malpractice: The Connection

Pediatric Nurses Interrupted by Phone Calls have been Associated with a Rise in Medication Errors The cell phone is a double-edged sword, as anyone knows. A ringing phone or pinging text message while driving can splinter a driver’s attention and create a danger to others, but the roads are not the only dangerous settings for […]

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Velamentous Cord Insertion and Related Malpractice Cases

A beautiful souvenir from birth is the belly button. It is a reminder that the mother-child connection is vital to life when the fetus receives nourishment through the umbilical cord. Optimally, the umbilical cord runs from the placenta’s center to the fetus’s belly, bringing nutrients to the fetus while sending waste out. However, problems arise […]

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Common Injuries for Babies in Breech Births

Breech Baby Delivery Complications When a woman’s pregnancy nears term, her visits with her doctor typically increase. Both the physician and patient prepare for the upcoming birth, continuously checking on the health of the baby and the mother. In one of those checkups, a doctor may discover that the baby is in a breech position. […]

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Hypotonia in Infants: Signs, Causes and Medical Negligence

Perhaps you worried when your baby was having trouble feeding and hung limply in your arms. A physical examination may have revealed weak muscle tone throughout the baby’s body. The doctor explained that further testing was necessary for a diagnosis of suspected hypotonia. So what is hypotonia in infants? What are the signs and symptoms? […]

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Infant Resuscitation Errors: A Common Cause of Birth Injuries

Medical negligence in the form of resuscitation errors at birth may lead to severe birth complications and injuries for newborns. Although it is a natural process, birthing a child is fraught with danger. The extreme physical changes a that a child undergoes in enduring contractions or squeezing through the birth canal can expose or exacerbate […]

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The Meaning and Implications if a Baby Doesn’t Cry at Birth

Do All Babies Cry at Birth? The first sign of life—and survival–is the sound of a newborn’s cry after birth. At least, that is what most believe is the anatomy of new life. And yet, not all newborns cry. A mother who does not hear her baby cry may worry that something is wrong, that […]

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How Pharmacy Mistakes Injure Children

Pharmacists make mistakes, and just like doctors, nurses, hospitals, or other medical professionals, they are liable for medical malpractice when they hurt others due to their negligence. People are hurt by neglectful, careless, inattentive, insufficiently trained, hurried, or otherwise  negligent pharmacists who fail to uphold their duty of care when dispensing prescription drugs. Sadly, the […]

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Important Types of Evidence in Pediatric Malpractice Claims

What Kinds of Evidence do You Need to Prove Pediatric Malpractice? While it may be debatable how high medical malpractice ranks in the top ten causes of death in the United States, the truth is that tens of thousands of patients die in hospitals annually due to avoidable errors. Some sources estimate that 440,000 patients […]

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  • How do I know if my child has a pediatric malpractice case?

    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.

  • How can I get help to pay for my child's medical bills?

    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.

  • How long do I have to file a pediatric malpractice claim?

    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.

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