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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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Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for 2022 Address Ongoing Errors

From Surgeries on Incorrect Body Parts to Misidentified Newborns, New Goals Shed Light on Common Preventable Failures The Joint Commission is a non-profit accrediting organization with a mission to help healthcare providers improve patient care and safety. The organization recently published its 2022 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) to address patient safety concerns studied by […]

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Coma Caused by Medical Negligence

New Jersey Lawyers Discuss Comas and Vegetative States Resulting from Malpractice Most people recognize a coma as a grave condition, one no one would wish to see their loved ones endure. Comatose patients are unconscious, as if they are asleep, but the two states are different in one significant way—awakening from a coma may or […]

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Leading Types of Preoperative Failures

NJ Preoperative Mistakes and Improper Care Lawyers Before any scheduled surgery date, there is a period of preoperative preparation. Preparation time for surgery is critical for hospital or surgical center staff to ensure your physical and mental state is ready for the planned operation or procedure. Each person’s case is different, so preparation may differ […]

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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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Impact of Preexisting Conditions on Medical Malpractice Cases

How does a Preexisting Condition Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim in New Jersey? Preexisting conditions are those illnesses, injuries, or conditions that a person had before seeing the doctor for another issue. Although a relatively common defense used by doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities to justify adverse events, preexisting conditions are not […]

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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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