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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 The data suggests that overuse of the c-section delivery method is due, in part, to outdated beliefs and habits.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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Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose and Treat Staph Infection

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Staph Infection Malpractice Claims in New Jersey You may have had the misfortune of contracting a serious staph infection at the hospital, which extended your stay and led to prolonged illness at home too. Or perhaps you suffered a staph infection after undergoing surgery. You may have had a staph infection that was misdiagnosed, or perhaps a doctor failed to diagnose staph altogether. You may be wondering: Could your infection have been prevented? Do you […]

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Malpractice with Septic Arthritis

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You trust your doctor to either know how to diagnose and treat your medical condition or at the very least, to understand when to refer you to someone with the expertise to handle your case, especially in the case of infections. Septic arthritis is one such serious infectious condition that, if not diagnosed and treated quickly, can lead to permanently damaged joints and other serious complications. When a doctor or another medical provider fails to […]

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Medical Malpractice During the Winter Months

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The winter months may draw you to the doctor’s office, hospital, or emergency room for any number of reasons. Perhaps the circumstances are outside of your control and you or someone in your family needs urgent medical care after being injured in an accident at your home, on the road, or elsewhere. Or perhaps you had some time off from work during the holiday season and it seemed like an ideal opportunity to undergo an […]

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Can Vaccinations Lead to Medical Malpractice Claims?

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As the debate over vaccinations rages on, questions abound as it relates to this hot button issue. Politicians, medical professionals, and average Americans have been grappling with many of the questions surrounding this topic, including requirements for vaccines, the rights of parents, when children must be vaccinated and what for, and what role doctors should play in the vaccination process. One of the critical questions that is seldom addressed in the context of vaccines is: […]

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