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
Children injured before, during or after birth often develop cognitive and neurodevelopmental disabilities that require patience, love and resources from families, schools, and society. A child with intellectual, physical or emotional disabilities typically struggles in school or social situations, difficulties that continue into adulthood in many cases. Certainly, parents and siblings of a child with […]read full article
As a parent, you want to be prepared for the worst. Nevertheless, you trust that your child’s doctor will do everything they can to prevent and treat potential threats to your child’s health. Whether the best course of action is prevention, or the next steps must be towards a cure, failure by a pediatrician or […]read full article
Developmental delay is a relatively broad term used to refer to any case in which a child does not reach developmental milestones at the expected stages. These delays may affect a child’s cognition (thinking and processing information), learning, speaking, listening, and understanding, physical capabilities, and emotional function. Developmental delays are persistent, as opposed to fleeting. […]read full article
Pediatric Emergency Room Errors in NJ Hospital emergency rooms are hectic and often highly congested environments, as people young and old seek treatment for a broad range of potentially life-threatening conditions. Sadly, doctors and other healthcare providers may make critical errors in emergency rooms, leaving their patients to suffer the consequences. Children are some of […]read full article
NJ Pediatric Malpractice Attorney Explores Chiropractic Care for Infants & Children Chiropractic care is among the most prominent areas of alternative medicine in the United States, now used for adults, children, and infants alike. In fact, chiropractors are now the third-largest contingent of healthcare providers in the U.S. who have primary contact with patients. Only […]read full article
Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Group B Strep, is a serious bacterial infection that pregnant women can transmit to their babies during childbirth. While some adults have GBS with limited medical effects, Group B Strep bacteria is particularly harmful to infants. With this in mind, doctors often administer advanced prenatal screening tests for […]read full article
A new investigation of baby foods sold in the U.S. revealed that the majority of these products contain toxic metals, which may cause permanent harm to an infant’s brain. Researchers tested over 160 baby food products, marketed by some of the nation’s primary manufacturers, ultimately finding neurotoxins like lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium in 95 […]read full article
We all have reflexes. Many of our physical reactions seem to happen unconsciously, without prior thought or even time to consider what we are doing until after these actions have already occurred. These are our reflexes, and they are often essential for our survival. While some reflexes are present in infancy and remain active for […]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.