Understanding Medical Malpractice: Signs and Legal Recourse
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Understanding Medical Malpractice: Signs and Legal Recourse

Medical malpractice is a serious issue that can have devastating consequences for patients and their families. Understanding the signs of medical malpractice and knowing the legal resources available can provide some solace and direction during these challenging times. This comprehensive medical malpractice legal guide will help you identify common signs of malpractice and outline the…

What Can Cause Paralysis in Newborns in Maryland?
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What Can Cause Paralysis in Newborns in Maryland?

What Can Cause Paralysis in Newborns in Maryland? Welcoming a new child into the world is an exciting time for expectant parents. It can also be stressful, however. While huge strides have been made in pre- and post-natal medicine over the last century, unfortunately not every pregnancy experience is problem-free. Paralysis is one of the…

Recent birth injury lawsuit award is the largest in Iowa history

Recent birth injury lawsuit award is the largest in Iowa history

An Iowa jury’s recent award of $97.4 million to a child and his family as a result of medical malpractice that occurred during his birth is the largest medical malpractice compensation award in Iowa’s history. The suit claimed that the obstetrician and the staff of Mercy Hospital Iowa City failed to act on the information…

Can negligent Pitocin use lead to a malpractice lawsuit?

Can negligent Pitocin use lead to a malpractice lawsuit?

A peptide hormone naturally produced by the human body, oxytocin is associated with social bonding, reproduction, childbirth, and the period immediately after childbirth. Pitocin, a type of synthetic oxytocin, is a medication made from oxytocin. It is injected into a muscle or vein to incite labor by causing contraction of the uterus, increasing the speed of labor, and stopping bleeding immediately following childbirth. However, improper use…

Things to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Maryland

Things to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Maryland

A recent surgical procedure or medical treatment has left you injured. It’s clear your situation was the result of negligence, or possibly incompetence, on behalf of a doctor, nurse, technician, hospital, or medical worker. You sue, you win and you are left with a sizable payout to cover your “actual economic loss,” including lost wages and medical expenses resulting from the malpractice and “noneconomic loss,” such as pain…

Birth Injuries: What Are They and How Do I Look for Help

Birth Injuries: What Are They and How Do I Look for Help

When parents give birth, they hope for a normal delivery and look forward to a healthy baby. Unfortunately, some parents have to deal with a birth injury in their newborns that can result in disability, diminished quality of life for the child, or the death of the mother or the infant. Types of Birth InjuriesThe…

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