Category: Birth Injuries

Medical Paternalism

Posted on October 19, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

Medical paternalism happens when a doctor interferes with a patient’s ability to make a decision regarding his or her healthcare. This antiquated approach to healthcare still pervades the otherwise advanced medical industry and has led to backlash from uninformed patients suffering from unforeseen injuries. One area in which medical paternalism […]

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Common Errors in Hospitals

Posted on October 6, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

Over 250,000 fatalities per year are attributable to medical error, according to Johns Hopkins patient safety experts. Medical malpractice occurs when patients are harmed by negligent medical professionals. Certain types of hospital errors are more common than others and lead to more injuries, fatalities, and medical malpractice cases. Below are […]

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Increase in Premature Births

Posted on September 27, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

According to the March of Dimes, the premature birth rate in the United States increased for the first time in eight years. The latest March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card reports that the premature birth rate rose to nearly 10 percent in 2016. The March of Dimes gives the […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Potential Caesarian Complications and Medical Errors

Posted on June 12, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

Despite the advances in medical technology and knowledge over the past century, birth is still a dangerous event for mothers and newborns. Delivery by caesarian section, a surgical procedure performed when a vaginal delivery is not possible, is generally a safe procedure. However, it does have risks that vaginal deliveries […]

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