Measles is a dangerous respiratory disease that can lead to permanent health damage and death. In 2000, vaccinations administered since the 1960s all but eliminated measles. The current resurgence of the disease is mainly due to fewer parents vaccinating their children on time, or at all, and young doctors who are unfamiliar with the disease. […]read full article
Encephalitis or brain swelling is a virus or viral infection that can make someone extremely sick or die, especially for pregnant women and their babies, if left untreated. The arboviruses that typically cause encephalitis come from animals, like rodents and birds or insects. The virus is transmitted from animals to humans via blood carried by […]read full article
Exploring Revealing Trends in Claims Against Medical Professionals for Negligent Care of Children A study titled “Trends in Pediatric Malpractice Claims 1987-2015: Results From the Periodic Survey of Fellows,” which appeared in the American Academy of Pediatrics in April 2020, reviewed the malpractice trends involving pediatricians over 28 years. Steven A. Bondi, JD, MD, et […]read full article
What Could Robots Offer when Treating Preterm Newborns in Hospitals? Robots helping premature babies stay alive seems like a science fiction movie set in the future, but that is what is happening in the United Kingdom and other places now. The robots, called Teladocs, allow outside medical specialists to evaluate premature babies inside a medical facility. […]read full article
Circumcision-Related Medical Malpractice Claims in New Jersey After the birth of their newborn, parents must make many important decisions before leaving the hospital. One such decision is whether to circumcise or not. For religious, cosmetic, or hygienic reasons, parents may consent to their doctor removing the skin covering the tip of their baby’s penis. A […]read full article
Financial Assistance and Benefits if a Child has been Injured at Birth Childbirth injuries can be emotionally and financially catastrophic. A child injured at birth may have cerebral palsy, facial paralysis, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), seizures, or brachial plexus injuries that cause lifelong pain and struggle. Disorders resulting from birth injuries can make movement, balance, […]read full article
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 […]read full article
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 […]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.