Perhaps you worried when your baby was having trouble feeding and hung limply in your arms. A physical examination may have revealed weak muscle tone throughout the baby’s body. The doctor explained that further testing was necessary for a diagnosis of suspected hypotonia. So what is hypotonia in infants? What are the signs and symptoms? […]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
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
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, […]read full article
Finding the risk factors for cancer has been the ardent task of scientists over the last two centuries, as cancers continue to afflict people of all ages, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S. every year. If causes and risk factors can be correlated, then scientists can discover how to avoid and treat […]read full article
You left the hospital without your newborn, who is sick with a staph infection, which is heartbreaking. Your doctor said the baby could have contracted the infection in the hospital, even from you. You are likely worried about your baby’s health and may be wondering if this devastating condition could have been avoided. Understanding more […]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.