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Fetal Monitoring Errors and Birth Injuries

During 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. Read more

Anesthesiologist Errors

When 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. Read more

Dangerous Toys

Chances 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. Read more

5 Signs it’s Time to Find a New Doctor

You 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. Read more