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Can I Get Compensation for a Hospital-Acquired Infection?

A hospital is where people get healthy…but it’s also a place where people get sick. Unfortunately, with so many sick people in a hospital, germs have their way of making the rounds, especially if hospital staff don’t follow protocol to keep them from spreading. Have you or a loved one contracted a serious hospital-acquired infection…
Newborn dealing with untreated jaundice in NICU.

What Happens if Jaundice Goes Untreated in Newborns?

Changing your car’s oil is an easy task. But skipping it can have major consequences. The same goes for jaundice. Treatment is simple when it’s caught early. However, untreated jaundice can cause devastating health problems. In this article, we’ll explain what happens if jaundice goes untreated in newborns. What is Jaundice? Jaundice occurs when there’s…
Pursuing justice after wrongful death.

Wrongful Death or Medical Malpractice: Which Claim to Pursue?

No pain can compare to the loss of a loved one. However, a medical malpractice death adds an additional layer of complexity. You suspect you have the right to sue, but what kind of claim can you file? Wrongful death or medical malpractice? Or perhaps both? Here’s a quick guide to these important legal claims.…
Mother holds her baby close after dangerous birth complications.

What Are the Most Dangerous Childbirth Complications?

Every great adventure in life comes with risks–including childbirth. That’s what Erica Berg took away from her encounter with one of the most dangerous childbirth complications to exist. Erica experienced uterine rupture, a life-threatening delivery complication.  Thankfully, both Erica and her baby escaped unscathed from the ordeal. But some mothers and babies aren’t so lucky.…
Young woman fighting cancer.

Which Hair Relaxers Cause Cancer?

If a product you use regularly could cause cancer, you’d want to know, right? Well, here it is. Certain relaxers may cause cancer. And their manufacturers don’t want you to know it.  Below, we’ll reveal why some hair-relaxing products aren’t safe. Also, we’ll provide a list of hair relaxer brands that are or have been…
Parents navigate NICU with their baby.

What Are My Rights as a NICU Parent?

When your baby is in the NICU, it can feel like your parental rights are stripped away. You can’t take her home or hold her in your arms whenever the urge strikes. You may not even be able to feed, bathe, or clothe her. This can leave you wondering, ”What are my rights as a…