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Josh Rueff

Woman in hospital because of surgery complications.

When To File A Morcellator Lawsuit

Any new medical tool invention is a good one…right? Wrong! Power morcellators, invented in 1993, make some types of surgeries easier. But their disadvantages may outweigh their advantages. In the past decade, many patients have filed morcellator lawsuits against manufacturers. Why are there so many lawsuits? And why are some surgeons still using morcellators today?…
Different types of birth injuries

Types Of Birth Injuries

Unfortunately, one of the most joyous life events can turn tragic when a birth injury occurs. Complications can occur at any time during pregnancy and can sometimes lead to different types of birth injuries. Early interventions combined with today’s medical advancements are very important and can help resolve many complications. But when medical accidents occur…
A tool associated with forceps birth injury.

Forceps Birth Injury – Is Your Baby A Victim?

Forceps are a tool used by OB/GYNs during the birthing process. They’re made to grip the head of an infant to help move them through the birth canal. Forceps are an intervention used when childbirth isn’t going as planned or the doctor needs extra assistance to safely remove the baby. So, if everything is going…
Baby boy who is victim of a botched cicumcision holds mother's hand.

Botched Circumcision – When Negligence Is Involved

Circumcision has always been a common procedure in the United States. According to worldwide statistics, more than 50% of male children undergo circumcision. And these numbers are even higher in the U.S. Although you might expect surgeons to perform circumcision without any complications, sometimes things go wrong. While many families across the United States opt…
Orthodontist holds model of teeth with braces.

Orthodontic Malpractice: Fighting Tooth & Nail for Justice

Does the word “orthodontist” make you think of an adolescent face full of braces? It’s true: creating “metal mouths” is one of the main jobs of an orthodontist. But orthodontists do a lot more than fix crooked teeth. They also deal with a lot of serious issues, like jaw correction and mouth cancer. And like…
Mother upset over her baby's birth injury.

Shoulder Dystocia Complications & Its Long Term Effects

Birth injuries are never easy to talk about. And going through one with your own child is even more difficult. Soon-to-be-mothers spend 9 months going through a wide variety of emotions. While many do worry about the what-ifs, they try to remain optimistic. But sometimes, things can go a little unexpected in the labor and…