How a Doctor’s Duty of Care is Involved in a Birth Injury Claim A birth injury may occur if a doctor or member of medical staff acts negligently or in error. When this is the case, the medical professional or institution may be liable for medical malpractice. Pursuing a medical malpractice case may secure the […]New Mexico Judge Declares Medical Malpractice Cap Unconstitutional
New Mexico Judge Declares Medical Malpractice Cap Unconstitutional Many U.S. state laws have statutes in place limiting the amount of noneconomic damages a plaintiff can recover in a medical malpractice case. In March of 2018, the $600,000 cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits in New Mexico was declared unconstitutional. Judge Victor Lopez of […]Anemic Infant Misdiagnosed, May Have Suffered Brain Damage
Anemic Infant Misdiagnosed, May Have Suffered Brain Damage When Rachel Dawber’s infant son was struggling to breathe, eat, relieve himself, and was having seizures, she rushed him to the hospital. After being sent home, his condition not improving, she took him to another hospital where doctors diagnosed him with anemia, a condition where a lack […]Hospital Error Leads to $20 Million Settlement for Child with Cerebral Palsy
Hospital Error Leads to $20 Million Settlement for Child with Cerebral Palsy Sophia was born five weeks premature, necessitating a stay in the NICU of the hospital where she was born. Just four days after her birth, she suffered severe brain damage leading to a diagnosis of cerebral palsy. According to Sophia’s lawyer, a nursing error […]October is Infant Loss Awareness Month
October is Infant Loss Awareness Month Last October, Lexi Behrndt lost her son Charlie at just six months old. Channeling her grief, she wrote a blog to cope with the tragedy and to provide support for other families who are enduring the same pain. Losing an infant may be one of the most difficult losses […]
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