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
Our experienced pediatric malpractice attorneys obtained $3,825,000 on behalf of a young girl who suffered significant brain damage due to undiagnosed infant respiratory distress in Essex County, New Jersey. Due to the negligence of the medical professionals responsible for diagnosing and treating her acute respiratory condition, the victim suffered severe brain injuries and permanent complications. […]read full article
Medical research has attempted to develop programs and processes for preventing patient harm, one example of which is the use of trigger tools. By understanding the instances and causes of adverse events, hospitals, doctors and other medical professionals can attempt to improve patient care. However, much of this work has concentrated on adult patients, with […]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.
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Research published in the Journal Pediatrics found that 45 percent of pediatric patient medical errors resulting in harm were most likely preventable.