Do You Have a Faulty Medical Implant?

Medical implants have revolutionized healthcare, providing patients with improved quality of life and enhanced health treatments. However, when these implants turn faulty, it can lead to severe complications, often resulting in physical and emotional suffering for patients. In some cases, these issues go beyond mere accidents and can be considered medical malpractice, entitling victims to […]

Both Mothers and Babies Can File for Birth Injury Damages

Labor and delivery are by far the most dangerous part of pregnancy for both mothers and babies. Many things can go wrong, and it is the responsibility of the medical team to identify and address these potential issues.  The problem is that not every medical team does its job well. When OBGYN professionals are negligent, […]

Are HIPAA Violations Medical Malpractice?

Are HIPAA Violations Medical Malpractice?

When you go to the hospital, you’re putting a lot of trust in the people who work there. You’re not just trusting the healthcare professionals to care for you at your most vulnerable. You’re also trusting the entire organization and its employees to respect your rights, personal autonomy, and privacy.  Hospital employees have an ethical […]

Were You Improperly Discharged From the Emergency Room?

Were You Improperly Discharged From the Emergency Room?

Imagine this: you go to your local emergency room with shooting pains in your left arm, tightness in your chest, and a feeling of doom. You’re made to wait for hours to receive an examination. By the time you’re seen, some of your symptoms have subsided, and the attending physician diagnoses you with a panic […]

Hypoxic Brain Injuries: How They Impact Children

Hypoxic Brain Injuries: How They Impact Children

Infancy and childhood are critical times of mental development. Kids are constantly taking in information and learning new skills, and their brains are developing structures and pathways that will serve them for life.  That’s why childhood brain injuries can be so harmful. Children who suffer injuries to parts of the brain that are still developing […]

New Study Shows C-Sections Increase Risk of Birth Injuries

New Study Shows C-Sections Increase Risk of Birth Injuries

Labor and delivery is the most physically fraught time for mothers and infants. The process of safely bringing a baby into the world is often complicated, no matter how the delivery occurs. However, there are some critical differences between traditional labor and Caesarean sections (C-sections).  Many assume that traditional labor is harder on infants and […]

California Court Reinstates Medical Malpractice Case for Mother of Stillborn Baby

As an expecting parent, one of the worst things that can happen to you is the stillbirth of your child. It’s enough of a tragedy if the stillbirth was unavoidable due to a genetic or developmental abnormality. If the stillbirth was caused by medical malpractice, it’s even worse. That’s what the California mother of a […]

The Importance of Medical Records in Malpractice Cases

Your medical records are some of the most important documents in your life. Your healthcare team uses your files to track your health, inform other medical professionals about significant conditions, and provide you with informed, helpful care. However, your medical records can also play an important role when you aren’t receiving necessary care. Accessing your […]

The Devastating Lifelong Impacts of Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries have a well-deserved reputation as some of the most devastating injuries a person can suffer. More than almost any other injury, damage to the spinal cord can lead to permanent, painful, and devastating symptoms and disabilities. Unfortunately, spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are more common than most people realize. There are multiple types […]