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Fetal Monitoring Errors and Birth Injuries

Fetal Monitoring Errors and Birth InjuriesDuring labor and delivery, it is essential that a fetus is properly monitored by medical professionals to make sure that the baby is safe. Medical personnel are trained to watch for any problems with the baby and should know how to respond accordingly. A failure to do so can result in serious birth injury or even death. (more…)

Anesthesiologist Errors

Anesthesiologist ErrorsWhen you undergo anesthesia, you are surrendering yourself to the care of the anesthesiologist and the surgeon and placing an enormous amount of trust in their hands. Anesthesia is a vital part of many medical procedures and must be handled with the utmost care and skill. Anesthesiologists are among the most highly trained members of a surgical team, but when they make mistakes the consequences can be disastrous. (more…)

Dangerous Toys

Dangerous ToysChances are your child received some new toys this holiday season. We take for granted that toys being sold in stores are safe, but this is not always true. Defective and dangerous toys make their way into retail stores every year. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) maintains a database of recalled products and every year hundreds of toys are recalled because of defective design, manufacturing, or inadequate warning labels. (more…)

5 Signs it’s Time to Find a New Doctor

5 Signs it's Time to Find a New DoctorYou rely on your doctor to keep you healthy and to listen to your concerns. But what if you feel like your doctor is not right for you? While it’s tempting to keep the status quo, sometimes it’s time to move on and find a better doctor. Here are some signs to look for when deciding whether you should find a new doctor. (more…)

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord InjuriesWhen you’ve sustained an injury due to someone else’s negligence, the results can be devastating. Sustaining a spinal cord injury, however, can have permanent and life-altering consequences. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), there are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injury cases in the United States each year. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, followed closely by falls. (more…)

Are You at Risk from Dangerous Products in Your Home?

Ae You at Risk From Dangerous Products in Your HomeAccording to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), hundreds of products are recalled every year due to defects. Many of these items are household products that we use every day. When it comes to design, materials, and safe assembly, product manufacturers must meet the standard of being reasonably safe. This standard is even more important when it comes to products that consumers use in their homes. Manufacturers should make sure that products are safely designed, properly manufactured, and contain adequate warnings. Failure to do so can result in serious injuries. (more…)

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