Complications from Pediatric Fever may be a Source of Malpractice Claims in NJ if the Child’s Fever is Misdiagnosed or Improperly Treated No matter how many times they go through it, a parent caring for a sick child wonders when to take a baby, toddler, or child at any age to the doctor. While most […]read full article
What Happens when Your Child’s Doctor Fails to Diagnose an Ear Infection in New Jersey Nearly 90% of children under three suffer from at least one ear infection, causing flooded doctors’ offices each year. The fundamental problem occurs when a child’s ear infection goes undiagnosed, opening the door for significant complications that may spell permanent […]read full article
New Jersey Catastrophic Child Injury Attorneys The kinds of accidents that may cause catastrophic childhood injuries can happen in the midst of daily life. One incident, causing severe injury for a child, can turn into lifelong physical and emotional challenges. It is a horrifying scene and the worst nightmare for a parent witnessing their child’s […]read full article
Malpractice by paramedics has the potential to leave vulnerable children, in need of emergency medical care, seriously injured. We all know the rules of the road when an ambulance comes screaming from behind or ahead of us. Pull the car over to the side of the road and let the transport vehicle pass. After all, […]read full article
Getting into a car accident is traumatic. Even if no one is hurt, just the sound of the metal-on-metal impact is jarring. However, when a vehicle driver or passenger is injured, the experience can scar those involved for a long time, if not a lifetime. This trauma is especially true when a child suffers injuries […]read full article
Burns Among Children may be Common, but Negligence while Treating them Should Not. Childhood injuries commonly occur around the house, at school, or during recreation. For instance, children under 18 years of age often break bones, suffer lacerations, get concussions, and bear bruises from several sources. They unfortunately choke, suffocate, and drown. Additionally, one of […]read full article
If you ask a child which of the holidays are their favorites, you will likely find Halloween is one of the top choices. Getting to dress up as their favorite hero or villain, fantasy figure, or real-life celebrity, children love to trick or treat with friends and family. The excitement causes little feet to run […]read full article
When labor fails to progress, it is commonly referred to as labor dystocia. Labor dystocia, not to be confused with another circumstance known as shoulder dystocia, occurs often in women from all walks of life. It essentially means that the labor and delivery process is proceeding too slowly, as is evidenced by ongoing monitoring that […]read full article
Pregnant women are vulnerable to infection in the hospital during delivery. They spend long hours in labor, sometimes being prodded and checked every hour during later labor progress. Physical examinations to check cervical dilation and readiness for the baby’s delivery consist of doctors or nurses inserting fingers and possibly medical devices to calculate the cervical […]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.