You left the hospital without your newborn, who is sick with a staph infection, which is heartbreaking. Your doctor said the baby could have contracted the infection in the hospital, even from you. You are likely worried about your baby’s health and may be wondering if this devastating condition could have been avoided. Understanding more […]read full article
Beyond the customary worries affecting pregnant women and soon-to-be-mothers, women in the U.S. are facing yet another cause for catastrophic concern: giving birth in a hospital crowded with Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. Fears have skyrocketed as those soon to deliver their babies are plagued by the reality that they may be treated by a doctor or […]read full article
If your child has been diagnosed with Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL), you may be wondering what this condition actually is, how it develops, and if the medical professionals involved in your and your baby’s care may have taken steps to prevent it. PVL is among the primary causes of cerebral palsy and it is the most […]read full article
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
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.