IV Infiltration and Complication Attorneys

If you go to the hospital for a procedure, chances are high that a routine part of your procedure will involve the insertion of an intravenous therapy (IV) needle. According to the Cleveland Clinic, about one billion intravenous needles and associated peripheral IV tubes are used every year. And approximately 80% of hospital patients require… read more

Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims

Umbilical cord prolapse (UCP) is a rare but serious condition that occurs during childbirth and can lead to serious birth injuries. In most cases, medical professionals could have prevented the injuries associated with umbilical cord prolapse.  The parents of an infant injured by UCP often find themselves in serious need of financial help to cover… read more

What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum?

There are many different types of birth injuries that a baby may sustain during labor and delivery. Some may be beyond the control of the physician. Others are caused by medical negligence and wrongdoing.  The fear of a birth injury can keep expectant parents awake at night. To be sure, errors and omissions by physicians,… read more

Can I Sue My Dentist For Malpractice in Tampa, FL?

Many people don’t enjoy going to the dentist due to fear of pain or dislike of someone else’s hands in their mouths. However, dental care is an important health concern. Good dental hygiene improves your overall health. Regular checkups and cleanings can reduce the risk of developing gum disease, cavities, and other dental conditions.  What… read more

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

Medical errors can take on a number of different forms. One error that can support a medical malpractice suit is when a doctor fails to obtain a patient’s informed consent before performing a treatment or operation. When you consult with a doctor, you are entitled to a complete discussion about your condition and the associated… read more

Causes and Symptoms of Cephalohematoma

One of the most common conditions or injuries newborns suffer from is cephalohematoma. Cephalohematoma is the pooling of blood between a baby’s scalp and skull. While the severity of each case can vary greatly, cephalohematoma often resolves itself and poses no further risk to your child. However, in extreme cases, medical intervention might be necessary…. read more

Medical Errors Ranks High as Cause of U.S. Deaths

Medical errors kill roughly 250,000 Americans a year, according to a recent paper published by a Johns Hopkins professor and surgeon. This places medical mistakes as the third leading cause of death in the U.S. These errors are a distant third behind heart disease (611,000) and cancer (585,000), but are nonetheless remarkable for killing more… read more