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Medical Malpractice

Is Cerebral Palsy Preventable?

Cerebral palsy is a term that describes a group of movement disorders which result from damage to areas of the brain responsible for muscle and motor control. A non-progressive disease, cerebral palsy can create a lifetime of physical limitations, and can range in severity depending on how severely the bran was damaged.
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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Determining when an injured patient has the right to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit can be a difficult and confusing matter for many victims and families. Often, this confusion stems from the complex nature of medical science and questions about whether injuries could and should have been prevented. While medical advancements have allowed health care…

Medical Malpractice: Birth Injuries to Mothers

Birth injuries have the potential to alter the lives of families in profound and permanent ways. Apart from injuries sustained by newborns – including brain damage, cerebral palsy, and injuries resulting from C-sections – mothers can also suffer serious injuries when medical professionals fail to provide an acceptable standard of care.
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The Role of Informed Consent in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice comes in many forms. While many people associate the term “malpractice” with medical mistakes such as surgical errors or medication errors, there are other forms of medical negligence that can lead to preventable patient injuries. This includes malpractice claims that stem from situations where health care providers performed unauthorized procedures or treatment. These…
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What Qualifies Me to Have a Fighting Chance In Court?

  What happens when a patient goes to a medical professional and they end up sustaining an injury due to negligence? What happens when a baby sustains a serious injury because of the actions of the obstetrician? Unfortunately, these are common events, but not everyone steps forward because they are unsure of their options and…

How to Report Medical Malpractice

When we visit our healthcare providers, we inherently put a vast amount of trust in them, essentially placing our wellbeing in their hands. While some treat this trust with the respect it deserves, tending to patients in a manner that upholds the standard of care set for their profession, others make mistakes, ignore regulations, or…