During pregnancy, high blood pressure is often linked with other complications, such as preeclampsia, eclampsia, placental abruption, and stroke. Some women even need their doctors to induce labor to deliver their child because of hypertension. However, high blood pressure ranges from mild to severe, and the treatment approach varies. A recent study, the results of […]read full article
It’s a Common Misconception that Brachial Plexus Injuries only Happen because of Underlying Shoulder Dystocia. Many birth injuries result from the forceful expulsion of a baby from the womb to the outside world. Sometimes, the birth injury happens due to the disproportionate size of the fetus to the mother’s pelvis, and at other times, the […]read full article
NJ Sickle Cell Anemia Attorneys Representing Victims of Failure to Diagnose, Misdiagnosis, and Lack of Testing for Sickle Cell Diseases Sickle cell anemia is a disease that affects the red blood cells, making spherical cells into crescent or sickle shapes. Since the red blood cells are misshapen, unbendable, and sticky, they do not flow through […]read full article
Considering Filing a Lawsuit Against Your Family Physician for Mishandling Your Child’s Care? Know the Leading Reasons these Doctors Get Sued Taking your child to the doctor is an anxious experience. However, you chose your family doctor because you rely on them to give you the best advice on home care and diagnose your child’s […]read full article
When a Newborn’s Skin is Blue in Color after Birth, it may be a Sign of Serious Health Complications Some babies are born with blue-tinged skin, gums, or fingernails. Normally, their blood becomes fully oxygenated after five to ten minutes, and the blue disappears. However, when the blue tint does not disappear, a baby may […]read full article
When babies are born premature, they are at risk for several conditions related to underdeveloped organs, such as the lungs. Premature newborns are also more susceptible to infections and viruses, as their immune systems are weak. One of the more common conditions that a premature infant or newborn with low weight may develop is necrotizing […]read full article
As her due date nears, a pregnant woman anticipates meeting her new baby. However, the growing fetus nourishing and growing inside her, dependent on a mother’s blood, nutrients, and health, becomes a separate being once the doctor clamps and cuts the umbilical cord. The cord that ties the fetus to the placenta contains vital blood […]read full article
Delays in Diagnosing Birth Injuries & Possible Consequences in New Jersey Birthing a child is miraculous. The body’s production of hormones and contractions at just the right time to move the fetus from the womb to the outside world is an incredible human feat of perfection when all goes right. Unfortunately, sometimes all does not […]read full article
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
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.