Category: Pediatric Medical Malpractice

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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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New Jersey Senate Discusses Infection Control after Viral Outbreak in Wanaque Pediatric Center

Members of the New Jersey Senate Health Committee recently called a hearing to discuss the infection outbreak in a Wanaque, New Jersey medical facility that resulted in the deaths of 11 children and 35 serious infections in other pediatric patients. The Senate investigation into this tragedy stemmed from a deadly virus that rapidly spread through the […]

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Affidavit of Merit for a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

There are many steps involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey. One of the first and most important steps in the process of filing a medical malpractice claim is called the Affidavit of Merit. An Affidavit of Merit, also known as a Certification of Merit, is intended to demonstrate to the court that […]

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Hospital Volume of Surgery for Congenital Heart Problems may Impact Patient Outcomes

There are a host of birth defects that require surgical correction after a baby is born, the most common of which are congenital heart problems. In fact, 40,000 babies in the United States are born with congenital heart defects every year, amounting to 1 out of every 100 births. A recent analysis conducted by U.S. […]

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Ongoing Debate over Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients

The medical community is engaged in an ongoing debate about the benefits and risks associated with use of anesthesia among pediatric patients under age 3. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about the potential dangers of anesthesia and sedatives on children’s brains, a significant question has been raised about the possibility of […]

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Essex County Pediatric Malpractice Case Involves Brain Damage After ENT Surgery

In a pediatric malpractice case in Essex County, New Jersey, a young boy suffered significant brain damage and long-term complications after a routine tonsillectomy. The victim in this case, Mike Charles, was only two-years-old when he underwent a tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and airway-widening procedure at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The surgery was performed on February 26, 2013 by ear, […]

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Court Affirms $10 Million Verdict for Failure to Diagnose Infant Bacterial Meningitis

An Appellate Court in Pennsylvania recently upheld an over $10 million verdict in a medical malpractice case against the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and one of its doctors, for failure to timely diagnose a case of infant bacterial meningitis. The delayed diagnosis of meningitis in this case resulted in severe injuries to the young victim, […]

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Is it Medical Malpractice if New Jersey Doctors Fail to Recognize Child Abuse?

It is a terrible question, but one that needs answering: can a doctor be held liable for medical malpractice in New Jersey if he or she fails to recognize that a child is the victim of abuse? According to a recent decision in South Jersey, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Specifically, a medical malpractice claim was brought against […]

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Family Files Pediatric Malpractice Claim after Teen Dies from Undiagnosed Brain Tumor

The family of a 13-year-old girl has filed a pediatric malpractice claim against doctors who failed to diagnose a brain tumor, which tragically claimed her life. 13-year-old Molly Banzhoff was suffering from symptoms for months before her death from an undiagnosed brain tumor in May of last year. She was frequently experiencing severe migraines, nausea, […]

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CDC Issues Guidelines for Treating Infants with Zika Virus

As the Zika virus continues to proliferate, generating alarm among the international community, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released new guidelines for pediatricians and other medical professionals who are treating infants diagnosed with Zika virus. What is Zika Virus? The Zika virus is spread primarily through infected mosquitoes. It drew […]

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