Category: OB-GYN Errors

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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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Most Common Brain Injuries from Medical Malpractice

What are the Top Forms of Brain Injury Caused by Medical Negligence? Brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired, affect people of all ages, from newborns to senior adults. For example, newborns may suffer hypoxia during labor when the umbilical cord becomes compressed, resulting in brain damage. Likewise, young children can fall and fracture their skull […]

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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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Maternal Mortality: A Face Behind in the Numbers

Maternal mortality is a significant ongoing issue facing Americans. Although advances in medicine provide doctors with more effective tools for diagnosing and treating illness and disease, some of the simplest measures are falling through the cracks, and expectant mothers are often left to suffer the consequences. A recent investigation by USA Today found that thousands […]

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Fronzuto Law Group Recovers $1.9 Million in NJ Prenatal Care Negligence Case

Attorneys for Negligent Prenatal Care in New Jersey The medical malpractice team at Fronzuto Law Group, LLC. recently recovered $1.9 million on behalf of a woman who suffered permanent injuries resulting from negligent prenatal care in New Jersey. The plaintiff in this case received obstetrical and gynecological care from the same medical group for her […]

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HELLP Syndrome and Complications During Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery

HELLP syndrome is a serious medical condition affecting a small population of pregnant women. Often associated with preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome is seldom discussed and often misdiagnosed by obstetricians and other medical professionals during pregnancy. However, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose HELLP syndrome can result in severe complications for mothers and infants. Continue reading to learn more […]

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Brain Injuries at Birth Linked with Lower Dopamine Levels in Adulthood

Recent research has identified a correlation between brain injuries at birth and lower levels of dopamine in the brain long-term. The study sought to examine chemical changes in the brain for individuals who were born prematurely, as well as those who experienced brain injury during labor and delivery or soon after birth. The results showed […]

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Our NJ Medical Malpractice Attorneys Represent Negligent Prenatal Care Victim

Fronzuto Law Group’s team of highly experienced medical malpractice lawyers represents victims who sustain injuries as a result of negligent prenatal care in New Jersey. One such client whom we are currently representing suffered a severe brain hemorrhage after doctors failed to diagnose her high blood pressure during pregnancy. The victim in this case was in […]

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