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The Process of Investigating a Birth Injury Case

What Happens during a Birth Injury Investigation Coming home from the hospital with a new bundle should be a joyous occasion. Unfortunately, many families do not leave with their newborns because they need continued care to survive or heal from an injury. Birth injuries may result from many causes, but the most tragic are those […]

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How do You Know if You Have a Cerebral Palsy Claim?

Determining if Your Child has a Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Birth injuries occur more commonly than most people would think. One of the most common birth injuries are to the head and brain, but nerve and spinal cord damage can also occur at or near childbirth. When damage to the brain occurs before, during, or after […]

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Spastic Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits

Unique Complexities of Spastic Cerebral Palsy and Related Lawsuits in New Jersey Cerebral palsy is a brain disorder of various degrees and symptoms. The core component of cerebral palsy is brain damage that occurs before, at, or shortly after birth. The harm may come from developmental problems or injuries occurring during delivery. Sometimes, the causes […]

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Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury Claims for Active Military and Veterans in New Jersey

Claims for Medical Malpractice and Birth Injuries on Behalf of Active Duty and Former Service Members When you are in the service and a military or Veterans Administration physician or treatment facility caused a birth injury or other harm due to medical malpractice, you may be able to sue the military for damages to yourself […]

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How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Prolonged & Stressful Labor Complications

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 […]

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Labor Induction and Pitocin Errors

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 […]

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  • November, 2022

    Learning & Cognitive Disabilities for Children with Birth Injuries

    NJ Birth Injury Attorney Discusses Cognitive, Learning, and Developmental Disabilities for Children with Birth Injuries Birth injuries leave mothers and children searching for answers, sometimes for a lifetime. Parents wonder what they could have done to prevent harm to their children. And yet, sometimes genetics, nature, and accidents cause permanent disability in a child injured […]

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    Can I Take Medical Leave After Medical Malpractice Happens to Me or Someone I Love in New Jersey?

    When you or a loved one suffers a severe injury or illness due to a medical error, you may not be able to work while you or your loved one recovers. Fortunately, the federal and New Jersey state legislatures protect many employees from losing their jobs due to illness or caretaking responsibilities when tragedy strikes. […]

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  • October, 2022

    Fronzuto Law Group Settles Failure to Test Medical Malpractice Case for $3,500,000.00

    New Jersey’s Fronzuto Law Group recently obtained a $3.5 million financial recovery on behalf of a woman’s loved ones for medical malpractice involving failure to order appropriate testing. In this tragic case, a woman lost her life after a lengthy and painful battle with ovarian cancer, leaving behind her husband and four-year-old daughter. Had she […]

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