The Role of Medical Experts in Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Cases
Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition that affects many individuals, posing significant challenges to their motor skills, coordination, and overall quality of life. While the causes of cerebral palsy can vary, medical malpractice during pregnancy, childbirth, or postnatal care can be a contributing factor. In such cases, seeking justice becomes imperative for affected families. This […]Read More
What Documents Do I Need For My Medical Malpractice Claim?
We put a certain level of trust in our medical care providers. When mistakes are made, we wonder what could have gone wrong. We were already struggling with our health, and now we must deal with the repercussions of a medical mistake and enter into a potential lawsuit. We understand that this is a trying […]Read More
When malpractice results in birth injury
Injuries that occur during the labor and delivery process or just after childbirth can cause serious long-term disabilities. While some injuries are minor, others result in physical and cognitive health issues. Sometimes, negligence by a health care provider constitutes medical malpractice when a child suffers a birth injury. The family may have a legal claim […]Read More
Dangers of genetic testing
Missouri residents may wonder if they should get genetic testing done to find out if they have certain diseases. One problem with genetic testing is that like other diagnoses, it can be inaccurate. In one case described in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, a 13-year-old boy died suddenly from heart failure that was not explained […]Read More
Proving the cause of a birth injury in Missouri
You want to protect your child from all harm, but that is not always possible. If your child has suffered a birth injury due to a medical provider’s negligence, you may have grounds for a successful legal claim to hold the responsible party accountable and to obtain compensation for medical care for your child. Before […]Read More
Tips for patients to guard against medical mistakes
St. Louis is home to some of the best doctors and medical professionals in the country. But with new cases of medical negligence and malpractice reported every day, it is not surprising that you are not too thrilled about going to your doctor when you are ill and in need of treatment. Avoiding medical care […]Read More
When to seek a second medical opinion
When you visit the doctor, you probably assume that he or she is giving you accurate information, and most of the time, you are probably right. Even highly trained physicians are not completely immune to human error, however, and misdiagnoses and related medical errors do happen. Therefore, there are several instances in which it might […]Read More
How do birth injuries happen?
Pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement, but it unfortunately also carries some risks. One of them is your child becoming permanently injured during birth due to negligence and mistakes on the part of your medical team. These injuries are completely preventable and should not even be a risk, yet they are due to […]Read More