Kids fall. They get bumps and bruises. Accidents happen. It’s all a part of growing up. You’ve heard the sayings before but is it true? Actually, it is a common misconception that children recover faster from injuries than adults. In fact, some of their body parts and systems are still developing, which makes a serious […]read full article
Is it Safe to Give Birth in a U.S. Hospital? The United States is consistently recognized as the most wealthy, powerful nation in the world. As a leader in technology and innovation, the U.S. has produced breakthroughs and advancements in modern medicine that others in the developed world hope to access. Despite these realities, a […]read full article
As a parent, it can be difficult to tell if your child is progressing normally through the stages of development or falling behind on developmental milestones. As your baby grows into a toddler and then a young child, you count on their pediatrician to monitor their overall health and detect any medical conditions they may […]read full article
Monitoring your baby’s heart rate is one of the most critical things that doctors and nurses must do during the labor and delivery process. In fact, failure to properly monitor fetal heart rate can result in severe birth injuries or even death of the child. This article provides a better understanding of the purpose of […]read full article
Is cerebral palsy preventable? It is one of the most common questions parents and caregivers ask after their child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, there is no absolutely effective way to prevent cerebral palsy. However, there are steps your doctor can take before and during birth to prevent injuries and complications that place your […]read full article
The Apgar score is an important tool used to evaluate the physical condition of an infant after birth. Often, an abnormal Apgar score indicates an underlying condition that may be temporary or permanent. When a newborn has suffered a birth injury, an abnormal Apgar score may be the first sign that something is wrong. As a parent, […]read full article
In recent years, more and more women are giving birth at later stages of life. The medical community has also recognized an increase in premature (or preterm) birth on an international scale. The question posed by a group of researchers recently was: what is the relationship between advanced maternal age and prematurity? The following is […]read full article
When pursuing damages for a child in a medical malpractice case, one of the most important tools for evaluating the cost of a child’s long-term needs is called a life care plan. In this article, our experienced New Jersey pediatric malpractice attorneys will thoroughly explain life care planning and why it is critical for parents and […]read full article
The size of your baby’s head, also known as head circumference, may be an important factor in predicting brain damage and cerebral palsy, new research says. In order to understand the significance of these findings, we must first provide some background. Previous medical research has established the link between white matter damage (WMD) and cerebral palsy. […]read full article
Our attorneys regularly represent victims who suffer childhood brain injuries caused by defective products. In one such case, we recovered $14.5 million for a 14-year-old boy who sustained catastrophic injuries after being struck by a baseball hit with a high-performance aluminium bat. This case involved a 12-year-old Passaic County boy who was pitching in a Little […]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.