Category: Injuries

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Most Common Brain Injuries from Medical Malpractice

What are the Top Forms of Brain Injury Caused by Medical Negligence? Brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired, affect people of all ages, from newborns to senior adults. For example, newborns may suffer hypoxia during labor when the umbilical cord becomes compressed, resulting in brain damage. Likewise, young children can fall and fracture their skull […]

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Organ Failure due to Medical Malpractice: When You can File a Lawsuit

Humans are complex beings. Their internal systems interconnect and affect one another. One or more organs may weaken or malfunction among the six central systems, namely, the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, hepatic, and hematologic. When one organ fails, it typically causes problems throughout the body. And when multiple organs fail, the chances for survival grow […]

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Kidney Damage Misdiagnosis Common, Study Says

A recent study at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) discovered that kidney damage is commonly misdiagnosed by doctors using the current assessment for kidney function. In the study, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, researchers evaluated the electronic health records of 3.8 million emergency room and intensive care patients. The study sought to ascertain […]

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Internal Medicine Physician Negligence in New Jersey

An internist, or internal medicine doctor, is a physician who specializes in providing medical diagnosis and treatment for adults. These doctors must complete at least seven years of medical school, followed by postgraduate training, in order to learn and become equipped in preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of medical conditions and diseases affecting […]

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Intubation Errors and Medical Malpractice

Understanding Intubation Errors and Related Injuries in New Jersey Ideally, anesthesiologists administer safe and effective drugs to patients prior to undergoing serious surgical procedures. Unfortunately, intubation errors and anesthesia errors may occur in a variety of situations, despite assumptions that complications are isolated to hospital surgeries. For example, these errors may also occur in urgent care facilities, […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries on the Rise in the United States, According to CDC

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently submitted a report to Congress addressing the prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in the U.S., the implications of these injuries for those affected, and available data related to the effectiveness of TBI rehabilitation. Understanding the prevailing […]

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