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Understanding Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the Malpractice Context

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In late January of 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 pandemic a worldwide public health emergency. In the U.S., public health emergencies have existed before, the H1N1 virus in 2009, for example. For public health emergencies like Covid-19 and H1N1 before it, healthcare workers and first responders are under extreme pressure to save lives quickly on a massive scale. When that happens, the medical priorities shift to doing what is expediently necessary—even deciding […]

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Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) and Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is an extraordinary life event, filled with both anxiety and awe, as most pregnant women expect their bodies to do what some believe it has been naturally designed to do: give birth to a healthy child after about nine months. But every woman comes into pregnancy with a unique set of physiological, psychological, and emotional constitutions. What no one anticipates is that pregnancy and delivery will prove fatal for mother or baby. Sadly, pregnancy-related […]

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Maternal Complications in New Jersey Hospitals

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NJ Maternal Complications Lawyers Representing Mothers and Families While many expectant mothers enter the hospital for the birth of a child, leaving soon after without issue and bringing healthy babies home, others are not so lucky. In fact, maternal complications threaten to leave women permanently marred by the birthing experience, physically and emotionally. Some enter the hospital only to find themselves admitted for days or even weeks thereafter, as their ailing or injured bodies attempt […]

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Lawsuit for Medical Malpractice with Stress Cardiomyopathy in NJ

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New Jersey Broken Heart Syndrome Malpractice Lawyers A different kind of broken heart, stress cardiomyopathy, also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, is a heart condition caused by extreme lifestyle stress, whether physical or emotional, that suddenly weakens the heart muscle. Highly impactful emotional life events bringing grief, shock, rage, or surprise, or physical stresses, whether in the form of seizures, asthma attacks, or stroke, can cause this potentially life-threatening syndrome. An excess of adrenaline, among other […]

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New Report on Pregnancy-Related Deaths Finds Many are Preventable

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest report on pregnancy-related deaths concludes that 2 out of every 3 of maternal deaths during or within one year of pregnancy are preventable. For the purposes of the report, pregnancy-related refers to deaths occurring prenatally, during delivery, and postnatally up to one year. The possible causes of pregnancy-related deaths include those linked to pregnancy, as opposed to external causes of death unrelated to pregnancy. To clarify, […]

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Hernia Related Medical Errors: What to Know if You Have been Injured

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Although many have heard mention of hernias, not many people know much about them. Since these conditions often persist without symptoms for months or even years, individuals frequently do not even realize that they have one. A hernia is an opening in tissue or muscle that allows organs to bulge through, often when intestines break through the abdominal wall. In fact, hernias most frequently occur in the stomach region between the hips and chest, but […]

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Medical Malpractice Related to Telemedicine

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Even before the Coronavirus pandemic forced a vast array of businesses and industries into remote delivery of services, the medical field embraced remote technological innovation in healthcare. Most healthcare facilities and private practices have embraced telemedicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor patients through telehealth apps. Patients enjoy the convenience and frequent access, while providers, including employers, enjoy cost savings, efficiency, and the general ease of electronic healthcare. Despite the many advantages of telemedicine, however, not […]

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Labor Induction and Pitocin Errors

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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 past her due date, or labor isn’t progressing, her obstetrician may recommend inducing labor with the chemical Pitocin, a synthetic […]

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Understanding the 4 D’s of Medical Negligence

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Dereliction of Duty Directly Resulting in Damages in New Jersey Medical malpractice arises from an unfortunate, often costly, error resulting in avoidable injury. The foundation of any medical negligence claim is the doctor or healthcare provider’s failure to uphold the acceptable standard of care, which ultimately results in harm to the patient. While some situations do amount to malpractice, there are certain necessary standards which must be met in order to have a valid claim. […]

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Premature Birth and Cerebral Palsy

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Approximately 1 to 2% of full-term live births result in infants with cerebral palsy (CP), while for premature births born before 28 weeks, the number of children with CP is ten times greater, at 100 out of every 1,000 live births. However, all babies born prior to or at 37 to 38 weeks are at greater risk for developing CP, one of the leading childhood permanent disabilities. Even babies born just two weeks before their […]

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