For people in Los Angeles and across the country, the decision to place an elderly family in an assisted living facility or nursing home is not an easy one. There are benefits to everyone if the facility is reputable and follows the applicable procedures when it comes to patient care. However, that is not always that case and in some instances people are harmed as a result of a nursing home error, delayed assistance and medical malpractice.
There is an undeniable excitement when a woman is having a baby in Los Angeles. That, however, can be tempered if there is a possible medical issue that might have been missed by the doctor or was improperly treated. Many problems can arise during pregnancy. One of the most damaging and dangerous is placental abruptions. Knowing how and why this can happen will provide information as to whether or not a negligent doctor or medical staff could have done something about it, before it caused injury to the baby and mother and resulted in the need for long-term care.