A birthing scene is buzzing with doctors, nurses, and family members rushing around the delivering patient. With such commotion, it is not unusual for accidents to occur, though it is less common for a doctor or nurse to drop a newborn unintentionally. Whether a doctor in a hospital or a medical professional at a birthing […]read full article
Circumcision-Related Medical Malpractice Claims in New Jersey After the birth of their newborn, parents must make many important decisions before leaving the hospital. One such decision is whether to circumcise or not. For religious, cosmetic, or hygienic reasons, parents may consent to their doctor removing the skin covering the tip of their baby’s penis. A […]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
Malpractice by paramedics has the potential to leave vulnerable children, in need of emergency medical care, seriously injured. We all know the rules of the road when an ambulance comes screaming from behind or ahead of us. Pull the car over to the side of the road and let the transport vehicle pass. After all, […]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
Hemochromatosis Lawyers for Children and Infants in New Jersey Hemochromatosis is a relatively rare genetic disease that causes iron build-up when the intestines poorly regulate iron absorption, leaving deposits in the joints and organs, and damaging or destroying the heart, liver, and pancreas. How do you know if your child has it? While newborns commonly […]read full article
A bacterial outbreak at a hospital in Newark, New Jersey has now claimed the lives of three babies who received care in the University Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The hospital’s infection control program was reportedly kept in the dark about the most recent deaths. However, the New Jersey Health Department became aware, subsequently sending […]read full article
In one of our current cases, our lawyers are representing a child who suffered lifelong disability due to medical malpractice as a newborn. Tragically, his doctor’s failure to monitor and treat his blood sugar levels after birth led to a severe brain injury and permanent complications. If this sounds like something that may have happened […]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.