Infants May Suffer Extreme Complications, Permanent Neurological Impairments, and Possibly Death when Kernicterus Occurs. Annually, 60% and 80% of newborns develop jaundice, characterized by yellowish skin and eyes. Full-term babies fall on the lower end of the range, and premature babies on the higher. Typically, mild jaundice is not problematic and resolves on its own. However, […]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
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
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 […]read full article
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, or PPHN, is a very serious medical condition that affects an infant’s heart and lungs, ultimately limiting their ability to circulate enough oxygen. Although PPHN only occurs in 2 out of every 1,000 births, the consequences can be deadly. Statistically speaking, there is a roughly 20 percent chance that […]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
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.