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Nurse Interruptions, Phone Calls, and Malpractice: The Connection

Pediatric Nurses Interrupted by Phone Calls have been Associated with a Rise in Medication Errors The cell phone is a double-edged sword, as anyone knows. A ringing phone or pinging text message while driving can splinter a driver’s attention and create a danger to others, but the roads are not the only dangerous settings for […]

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How Pharmacy Mistakes Injure Children

Pharmacists make mistakes, and just like doctors, nurses, hospitals, or other medical professionals, they are liable for medical malpractice when they hurt others due to their negligence. People are hurt by neglectful, careless, inattentive, insufficiently trained, hurried, or otherwise  negligent pharmacists who fail to uphold their duty of care when dispensing prescription drugs. Sadly, the […]

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Why Do Family Doctors Get Sued in New Jersey?

Considering Filing a Lawsuit Against Your Family Physician for Mishandling Your Child’s Care? Know the Leading Reasons these Doctors Get Sued Taking your child to the doctor is an anxious experience. However, you chose your family doctor because you rely on them to give you the best advice on home care and diagnose your child’s […]

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Undiagnosed and Untreated Ear Infections for Children

What Happens when Your Child’s Doctor Fails to Diagnose an Ear Infection in New Jersey Nearly 90% of children under three suffer from at least one ear infection, causing flooded doctors’ offices each year. The fundamental problem occurs when a child’s ear infection goes undiagnosed, opening the door for significant complications that may spell permanent […]

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Paramedic & Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Negligence Causing Injuries to a Child

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, […]

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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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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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Informed Consent in Child Medical Care

NJ Pediatric Lack of Informed Consent Attorney When a person must undergo surgery requiring anesthesia or obtain other health care services, such as blood transfusions, cancer treatments, certain medical tests, or vaccinations, healthcare providers must obtain the informed consent of the patient before administering treatment. This is typically written and applies to the vast majority […]

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Anaphylaxis Medical Errors & Injuries for Children

Child Allergic Reaction Lawyers Representing Victims across New Jersey Allergies are not uncommon, as many people young and old experience seasonal allergies, hay fever, and food allergies. Most live with them without life-threatening episodes, perhaps with annoying sniffles, watery eyes, or itchy rashes–unless they experience anaphylaxis. A severe allergic reaction to an allergen, like bee […]

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Inadequate Communication and Documentation in Pediatrics

Inadequate documentation and poor communication in pediatrics can result in significant harm for children. All treating professionals need to be in close communication in pediatric patient care, and in the absence of live conversations, require extensive documentation through medical records-keeping to understand the current situation. When communication breaks down, or complete and accurate records about […]

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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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