Understanding Anencephaly Lawsuits and Your Rights when Your Baby is Born with a Neural Tube Defect in New Jersey In the miraculous development of the embryo in the germinal stage of pregnancy, so much happens as the group of cells called the blastocyst begins to form an embryo with shape and organs, such as the neural tube, […]read full article
Medical Marijuana Use is Growing Among the Population, But is it Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women? Between 2010 and 2018, the number of hospitalized pregnant women with cannabis use disorder rose by 150%, according to a study entitled “Association of Comorbid Behavioral and Medical Conditions with Cannabis,” published in JAMA Psychiatry in November 2021. Columbia University […]read full article
Seasoned Attorneys Discuss Maternal Strokes due to Medical Negligence and When You May Have a Claim for Compensation The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released its 2021 report about the steady rise in maternal mortality rates in the United States, the highest in the developed world. Notably, the number of deaths due to […]read full article
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
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.