Category: OB-GYN Errors

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The Link Between Epidurals and Birth Injuries

While Epidurals are Commonly Used for Pain Relief in the Childbirth Process, They can Also Lead to Serious Injuries if Errors Occur. All pregnant women anticipate the labor pains of delivering a baby. Whether she faces her first or fifth delivery, each woman tolerates pain differently and every labor and delivery is different, some longer […]

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Fetal Macrosomia: Large for Gestational Age Newborns and Complications at Birth

Understanding the Risks of Macrosomic Infants and the Connection with Birth Injuries Fetal macrosomia is a term that describes babies who are born at a birth weight of 8 pounds and 13 ounces or larger, constituting a heavier than average birth weight. Many times, weighing in at 8 lbs. 13 oz. or slightly larger is […]

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Prenatal Heart Problems

Cardiovascular Diseases and Other Conditions may Affect Mothers during Pregnancy. If Undiagnosed or Improperly Managed by Medical Providers, Maternal Heart Issues can Have Damaging Consequences. Many people consider heart disease a problem associated with aging, as the heart grows weaker after decades of lifestyle stressors. However, heart disease affects people of all ages and may […]

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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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