Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims
Published in Medical Malpractice on December 11, 2021
Umbilical cord prolapse is a dangerous condition that can occur during the birth process. Prolapse can lead to death or serious injury if it is not promptly diagnosed and treated. If a medical provider failed to appropriately monitor a child during birth, you might have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. What is Umbilical Cord…read more
The Most Common Prescription Drug Errors in Boston
Published in Medical Malpractice on June 3, 2020
Prescription medications are critical to the well-being of millions of patients in the US. It is every prescribing doctor’s legal responsibility to properly order medications according to a patient’s unique needs, just as it is every pharmacy’s duty to correctly fill and administer prescriptions. Unfortunately, many entities in the health care industry fail to meet…read more
What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?
Published in Medical Malpractice on May 10, 2020
A civil lawsuit after an incident that causes an injury often aims to prove the at-fault party’s (defendant’s) negligence or malpractice. These terms both describe shortcomings by the defendant that allegedly caused the victim’s injuries and damages, and are often used interchangeably. On a technical level, however, negligence and malpractice are two different things. While…read more
What Is Infant Cephalohematoma?
A child can sustain injuries in many ways during the birth process, and an uncommon but potentially dangerous condition that can result from a birth injury is infant cephalohematoma. This condition occurs in about 2% of all live births in the United States. While it is not definitively fatal or life-threatening, it may still cause…read more
What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?
Published in Medical Malpractice on October 20, 2015
When you require medical care, the course of your treatment is the last thing you want to worry about. While physicians and other medical professionals are rigorously trained to prevent mishaps, sometimes accidents occur. When a physician or other medical professional fails to provide adequate care, it is known as medical malpractice. There are several…read more