Regular prenatal doctor visits for checkups on the health of mother and fetus are essential during pregnancy. With regular monitoring, doctors can address problems as they arise. For example, tests for gestational diabetes are routine in the second trimester, so that the condition can be treated and the health of the mother and baby safeguarded. […]read full article
When a Baby is in the Wrong Position or Wrong Direction before Delivery Two important considerations for a woman nearing the end of her pregnancy are the presentation and position of her baby. Fundamentally, the way that the fetus enters the birth canal and the direction that the fetus faces have a significant effect on […]read full article
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, or PPHN, is a very serious medical condition that affects an infant’s heart and lungs, ultimately limiting their ability to circulate enough oxygen. Although PPHN only occurs in 2 out of every 1,000 births, the consequences can be deadly. Statistically speaking, there is a roughly 20 percent chance that […]read full article
Finding the risk factors for cancer has been the ardent task of scientists over the last two centuries, as cancers continue to afflict people of all ages, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S. every year. If causes and risk factors can be correlated, then scientists can discover how to avoid and treat […]read full article
New Jersey HELLP Syndrome Malpractice Lawyers HELLP syndrome is a dangerous third-trimester pregnancy complication that can cause serious health problems in both the mother and child. In rare instances, it can even be fatal. The acronym H-E-L-L-P describes the condition, which is marked by ruptured blood cells, high liver enzyme levels, and low blood platelets, […]read full article
Study Finds Genetic Material in the Mother’s Blood may be an Indicator of Pregnancy Complications to Come Pregnancy testing is as simple as buying a kit to take home from the pharmacy or grocery store and within minutes of taking the test, results appear. Whether positive or negative, the results are life-changing. What if you […]read full article
While childhood death rates have improved over the decades, a significant number of childhood deaths still occur in the U.S. Among survivors of accidents and serious medical conditions, many children are forced to live with ongoing health problems. In the early 20th century, children under 5 comprised roughly 30 percent of all deaths in America. […]read full article
New Jersey Lawyers for Nurse Negligence with Children Chances are, the first person that you see when you seek medical care is a nurse. These medical professionals generally take down your information, including your symptoms, history, and pain points; take your pulse and blood pressure; and inform you of the physician’s arrival. When you are […]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.