Some birth injuries that are caused by medical negligence are immediately identifiable, but some are not diagnosed until much later, putting children at greater risk of long-term issues.
Medical malpractice can occur during labor and delivery if negligent treatment results in injury to the baby or mother.
Whether they made errors in administering medication or failed to properly monitor mother and baby, labor and delivery nurses can be held accountable if negligence results in a birth injury.
Children who have cerebral palsy are now living well into adulthood, and that comes with new medical and functional challenges to consider.
An appellate court rules that a Philadelphia jury should hear the case involving the death of a 17-month-old girl.
Medical errors happen all the time, but there are some that are so egregious they are called “never events” because they should never happen.
How can you do the right thing and protect yourself and your family?
Cerebral palsy is a condition without a definitive test for diagnosis. Instead, there are a comprehensive round of tests and evaluations that are used to eliminate other possibilities.
Some premature births occur due to medical negligence, and subsequent complications may be considered birth injuries.
Robert Ross filed the high-profile lawsuit on behalf of the family of Mark Sturgis, whose body was discovered buried on a farm in Solebury Township, Pa.
Defining the standard of care is at the core of a medical malpractice lawsuit, so it is important to understand what it means.
The cost of treatment and care for those with cerebral palsy can overwhelm a family, but there are organizations that can help.
Catastrophic injuries sometimes happen in the operating room. Is there anything you can do about it?
Cesarean sections come with many risks for both the mother and baby, so an experienced medical malpractice attorney can help you determine when negligence occurred and who was at fault.
Whether you are being treated by a family doctor or specialist, medical malpractice is present in all areas of medicine.
There are many causes of cerebral palsy, but all involve problems with brain development or brain injury, and some could have been prevented.
Learn more about the prevalence of medical malpractice incidents that occur because of failure to diagnose.
There are several things that can go wrong during surgery. Some of these might justify a lawsuit.
When things go wrong because of someone else’s error, you should consider filing a lawsuit.
The cost of care and treatment for someone with cerebral palsy can be exorbitant, placing parents or caregivers in a lifetime of financial hardship.