Medical Malpractice Suit After Unnecessary Procedure

Posted on Sep. 25 2013 in Case Results & Settlements

A patient alleged medical malpractice as a physician performed an endometrial ablation when a D & C (Dilation and Curettage) was the agreed upon procedure for the patients irregular menstrual bleeding. The ablation, which is a much more serious procedure, took away the patient’s ability to have future pregnancies. The physician has to pay the patient $350,000.00

Negligent Day Care Causes Child’s Death

Posted on Sep. 25 2013 in Case Results & Settlements

In a tragic case involving a loss of life of a two year old, a daycare negligently fed a whole grape to a child. She choked on the grape and due to the failure to properly manage the emergency, she ended up in the hospital with a brain injury. She passed away some three weeks later. Daycare has has been ordered to pay $650,000.00 due to their involvement in the child’s death.

Administration of Pitocin Leads to Birth Injury

Posted on Sep. 25 2013 in Case Results & Settlements

In this birth injury case, a baby suffered significant brain injuries as a result of a physician failing to appreciate the urgent necessity of a c-section. Failing to monitor the baby’s heart rate, oxygen levels, and the administering of Pitocin led to the child’s injuries. The $6,000,000.00 settlement will help with the daily care necessary for the child.

Cerebral Palsy Birth Injuries

Posted on Sep. 4 2013 in Personal Injury Cases

One of the most devastating diagnoses a parent can receive is that of cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, initial symptoms can vary greatly and in some cases, they may be similar to other diseases. Common symptoms include: Stiff muscles – muscles appear rigid and may even be slightly spastic Coordination – children may display signs of ataxia or lack of coordination Slow development – some children display late development such as crawling, sitting or pushing themselves upwards Any time you, as a parent, see any of these signs, it is imperative you speak with your pediatrician. They can order specific tests including MRIs, CT scans and ultrasounds to help determine the problem.
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Lack of Oxygen in Newborns During Birth

Posted on Sep. 3 2013 in Personal Injury Cases

Two simple words, oxygen deprivation can and should strike fear into new parents. Oxygen deprivation during childbirth is can be caused by a number of factors and if not identified quickly, can lead to a whole host of problems including mobility issues, autism and cerebral palsy among other problems. What many parents wonder is what causes oxygen deprivation during birth. The answers are complicated and frightening and unfortunately in some cases, can occur without anyone realizing there is a problem. Asphyxia (or lack of oxygen) causes a whole host of issues and can be caused by numerous factors including: Insufficient maternal oxygen – when you do not have sufficient levels
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