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Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf

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Can a Family Member Sue for Medical Negligence in NJ? All told, medical errors that injure others can end in litigation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, a person called the plaintiff sues the party or parties responsible for the plaintiff’s injury. Typically, the injured patient sues the doctor, nurse, hospital, or other staff, organizations, and entities responsible for the damage. By law, only interested parties with standing can sue another for their conduct. Standing means they […]

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Understanding Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD) and its Connection to Birth Injury

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Cephalopelvic Disproportion, CPD, refers to a mismatch between the size of the baby and the mother’s pelvis. While seemingly simple, this condition can lead to dangerous complications, including prolonged and overly exhausting labor, fetal distress, and serious birth injuries if the newborn cannot effectively travel through the birth canal. Whether the mother has an abnormality in the size or scope of her pelvis, the baby is affected by fetal macrosomia having grown too large for […]

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Nursing Home Medical Malpractice in New Jersey

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Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities Malpractice Lawyers for Injured Seniors and their Loved ones throughout New Jersey Making the difficult decision to place your parent, sibling, child, or spouse in a nursing home entails many considerations. First, you want your loved one to be in a supportive environment that is not only safe and secure, but loving and warm. Second, you look for places with professional medical, social, and psychological care for your vulnerable […]

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Pericardial Effusion: Risks of Delayed and Misdiagnosis when Fluid Collects around the Heart

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Pericardial Effusion occurs when there is collection of excess fluid around the heart. A delay or failure to diagnose this dangerous heart condition can be deadly. We often say our hearts are full when we express joy or love. The heart is a symbol of that throbbing organ that holds all the love, sorrow, joy, and happiness life offers. It holds all that is dear in life, including life itself. However, it can also cause […]

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Prolonged & Stressful Labor Complications

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Attorneys for Prolonged and Difficult Labor Complications in New Jersey Otherwise healthy pregnancies ending in long, difficult labor are what medical professionals call labor dystocia. Stalled labor, otherwise known as prolonged labor, could be due to a slow-dilating cervix or the baby’s inability to move down the birth canal, while another reason may be the baby’s size. After a child’s head is delivered, the shoulders should follow. If the shoulders are too wide or become […]

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Overuse of C-Sections Prompts Concerns, New Efforts to Reduce Rates

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Doctors are Performing Too Many Cesarean Deliveries in Hospitals, Now What? In recent years, the number of women giving birth by cesarean section has increased, while the life-saving benefits for mother and baby have not. The data suggests that overuse of the c-section delivery method is due, in part, to outdated beliefs and habits. For example, when doctors learn that a woman is carrying twins or higher multiples, they may immediately assume that a cesarean […]

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Endometriosis Malpractice Lawsuits

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Endometriosis Injuries Caused by Medical Negligence If you have endometriosis, you may have difficulty becoming pregnant. In fact, this is how some women ultimately discover that they have the condition. Approximately 3% to 10% of women in their childbearing years are afflicted with this disorder, which occurs when the uterine wall lining grows outside of the womb, causing pain and cramping in the lower abdominals, particularly when menstruating or during intercourse. The pain may be […]

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Medical Malpractice Related to Telemedicine

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Even before the Coronavirus pandemic forced a vast array of businesses and industries into remote delivery of services, the medical field embraced remote technological innovation in healthcare. Most healthcare facilities and private practices have embraced telemedicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor patients through telehealth apps. Patients enjoy the convenience and frequent access, while providers, including employers, enjoy cost savings, efficiency, and the general ease of electronic healthcare. Despite the many advantages of telemedicine, however, not […]

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Labor Induction and Pitocin Errors

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In late pregnancy, a woman’s body prepares for labor by releasing the hormone oxytocin to begin contractions. The release of oxytocin, combined with a ripe or softened cervix, signals the start of labor. Sometimes, however, the cervix is ready but labor does not begin. If a mother’s water broke, she is more than two weeks past her due date, or labor isn’t progressing, her obstetrician may recommend inducing labor with the chemical Pitocin, a synthetic […]

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Premature Birth and Cerebral Palsy

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Approximately 1 to 2% of full-term live births result in infants with cerebral palsy (CP), while for premature births born before 28 weeks, the number of children with CP is ten times greater, at 100 out of every 1,000 live births. However, all babies born prior to or at 37 to 38 weeks are at greater risk for developing CP, one of the leading childhood permanent disabilities. Even babies born just two weeks before their […]

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