FREE CONSULTATION

206-842-3330

BLOG

erb's palsy

There are a range of birth injuries that can cause short or long-term harm to a baby. Some birth injuries are brain injuries that cause conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while other birth injuries cause physical impairments like…

Read More
spinal cord injury

Children and infants represent five percent of all spinal cord injuries in the United States. In some of these cases, the damage was the result of a birth injury. The effects of infant spinal cord injuries can be devastating so…

Read More
cerebral palsy

Of all the problems caused birth injuries, cerebral palsy is one of the most serious. When cerebral palsy is connected to a birth injury, the condition is usually caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain during labor or childbirth. The…

Read More
cerebral palsy

About 10 percent of children born with cerebral palsy incurred the brain injury as a direct result of medical malpractice. That means that one in every ten children with cerebral palsy would not be suffering from the injury had the…

Read More
cerebral palsy lawsuit

A cerebral palsy lawsuit is aimed at recovering damages for the expenses and pain and suffering of the birth injury. In addition, it is a way to hold the negligent party responsible for their action or inaction. Caring for a…

Read More
Failure to order tests

In many cases, early diagnosis and medical treatment are key factors in saving a life or maintaining quality of life. Physicians often need results from medical tests to diagnose and treat health conditions, which is why a failure to order…

Read More
diagnostic errors

According to a survey* of U.S. primary care and specialist physicians released in 2010, failure to order tests, report results and follow-up with abnormal test findings/order further testing is a leading cause of diagnostic errors in patient care. When a…

Read More
Failure to order tests

It is a physician’s duty to inform a patient of their test results as part of the high standard of medical care to which they are held. A patient is also entitled to know the purpose of the exam along…

Read More
surgical negligence

With the help of modern technology, surgery errors have been reduced and patient recovery has improved. While most surgeries in the United States are performed without incident, those that cause injuries should be examined by an experienced medical malpractice lawyer…

Read More
failure to diagnose

Failure to diagnose cancer or the misdiagnosis of cancer symptoms can lead to devastating results as the cancer spreads to other organs that may be difficult or impossible to treat. The delayed diagnosis can also prevent a patient from receiving…

Read More