Traumatic Childbirth Injuries

While it is an exciting and happy time, most expectant mothers don’t anticipate that labor will be easy. Some minor injuries are unavoidable and a natural part of having a baby. However, some injuries are caused or worsened when doctors or midwives make mistakes during a woman’s pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Traumatic childbirth injuries can have a serious physical and psychological impact on a mother.  Read more

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in 2016 about 1 in10 infantsborn in the United States was born prematurely. Any birth before 37 weeks of pregnancy is considered a premature birth. Premature birth can cause significant health issues for an infant and can sometimes be prevented with proper medical care. Read more

Medical Malpractice and Surgical Error

According to a study by WebMD, more than 4000 surgical mistakes occur every year. That’s a shocking number that would make any patient nervous. Many of these mistakes are entirely preventable and result from a medical professional’s deviation from the standard of care. Common Types of Surgical Errors While there are many possible types of surgical errors, here’s a look at some types that come up frequently in medical malpractice claims: Read more