Legal Articles, Wrongful Death

Overcrowded Emergency Departments Resulting in Hospital Malpractice and Doctor Malpractice

Hospital emergency rooms have steadily seen an increase in overcrowding and this can lead to medical negligence and medical malpractice.

Can I Sue for Medical Malpractice?

If you have been injured because of the negligence of a nurse, doctor, or hospital, you are probably wondering if you have a medical malpractice lawsuit. This article will provide additional information about what is needed to proceed with a medical malpractice case.

Birth Asphyxia and Hypoxia and Hospital Negligence

Most babies who experience birth asphyxia are able to be treated with stimulation once they are born and will usually not suffer any major or permanent brain injuries; however, sometimes they will.

Gastric Bypass Surgery Malpractice

It is important for people to understand that all surgeries carry risks and gastric bypass surgery is a major abdominal procedure. If a medical mistake is made by the surgeon or medical personnel, the patient may suffer serious injuries or even die.

Kernicterus and Severe Jaundice. How Medical Malpractice may be Responsible

Kernicterus is a rare form of brain damage that is caused by severe jaundice resulting from high levels of bilirubin that is not treated. Kernicterus can be prevented; unfortunately, because of medical malpractice, some babies will develop this disorder.

Birth Injuries and Birth Defects from a High Risk Pregnancy

Even though an expected mother may be at a high risk pregnancy category, this does not excuse a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional from medical malpractice. This article discussed various types of high risk pregnancies.

Birth Injuries Resulting from Medical Malpractice

A birth injury or birth defect may occur because of medical malpractice. This article discusses several types of birth injuries that may result from medical negligence.

Hospital Malpractice and Doctor Malpractice

Most serious injuries or deaths in medical malpractice or medical negligence cases happen in hospitals, and when they occur because of provable negligence, most cases often involve multiple nurses and doctors who share the blame.

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), Gestational Hypertension with Pregnant Women

Although many women with high blood pressure deliver healthy babies, the high blood pressure must be carefully monitored and if necessary treated by the doctor to prevent the escalation to something far more dangerous such as preeclampsia.

Cerebral Palsy and How Medical Malpractice may be Responsible

Cerebral palsy is a disorder caused by damage to the brain before, during, or a short time after birth.

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