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Understanding medical negligence in Pediatric Care

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Recent News

Taking Your Child to the Doctor and Failure to Test

Children seem both indestructible and fragile at the same time. A six-year-old can fall off the jungle gym from a five-foot drop into the sand and dust off and keep playing, maybe after shedding a tear out of surprise or humiliation. An older adult is more susceptible to muscle sprains, back spasms, and whiplash with […]

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Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

New Jersey Meconium Aspiration Birth Injury Attorney So much goes on at birth that the laboring mother knows or cares little about while in the throes of working hard to deliver her baby. While she braves contractions, the fetus also experiences the trauma of contractions, compression in the birth canal, and their entire world fundamentally […]

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Medical Malpractice for Children born with Cleft Palate/Cleft Lip

Missed and Delayed Diagnosis, Surgical Repair Mistakes, and Other Types of Negligence with Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate According to the Centers for Disease Control’s data, one in 1,700 newborns in the United States is born with a cleft palate, a birth defect of the mouth. The deformation occurs early in a fetus’s development when the […]

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Geriatric Pregnancy: Can You Sue if Doctors Mishandle Pregnancy after 35?

New Jersey Attorneys Providing Legal Counsel for Mothers Injured by Negligence with Older Age Pregnancy and Childbirth Pregnancy over the age of 35 is a medical red flag. Doctors regard a “geriatric pregnancy” when a pregnant woman is over 35 and has a higher risk for pregnancy problems. Even though more women than ever have […]

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Student Athlete Injuries and Liability when Children are Injured during Youth Sports

Who can be Liable when a Child is Injured Playing Sports in NJ? Many parents want their children to play sports to keep them healthy, help them form positive relationships, and learn about winning and losing to form their character. Studies show that student-athletes are more likely than others to maintain a healthy and physical […]

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Revealing Stories about Postpartum Failures

The postpartum period is a precarious one, with limited medical attention and a largely unaddressed risk for complications. Of all maternal deaths, close to half occur within the first two months after childbirth. A Wall Street Journal journalist and first-time mother gave birth to a healthy baby, an outcome that every mother hopes for. Then, […]

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Researchers Discover Connection between Genetics and Cerebral Palsy

The possible causes of cerebral palsy have long been a subject for debate. A new study sheds light on its genetic connection. Cerebral palsy, typically associated with birth trauma from asphyxia (oxygen loss), brain injury, or complications from prematurity, has been in scientific news recently. Using human genome sequencing, scientists have traced numerous cerebral palsy cases […]

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Abnormal Head Shape in Newborns

Where does a Baby’s Misshapen Head Come From? Newborns are so soft and pliable, as their bones have not hardened from flexible cartilage to firm bones yet. Even a newborn’s head is pliable, as the fontanels, or soft spots which close the plates that form the skull, are not yet cemented into place. Of course, […]

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How Traumatic Birth can Impact the Senses and Sensory Processing

At the most basic level, all of the senses are used to connect a baby to their mother or father, an important formative attachment through which the infant learns. When a baby is born with sensory issues, however, their brain and body may have difficulty interpreting and responding to sensory information. When a newborn first […]

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Investigators Review COVID-19’s Impact on Birthing Mothers and their Babies

Regular prenatal doctor visits for checkups on the health of mother and fetus are essential during pregnancy. With regular monitoring, doctors can address problems as they arise. For example, tests for gestational diabetes are routine in the second trimester, so that the condition can be treated and the health of the mother and baby safeguarded. […]

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  • How do I know if my child has a pediatric malpractice case?

    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.

  • How can I get help to pay for my child's medical bills?

    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.

  • How long do I have to file a pediatric malpractice claim?

    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.

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