• Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict in History

    A Baltimore judge upheld a $205 million verdict in what attorneys say is the largest medical malpractice verdict in U.S. history. In July, a jury awarded $229 million to a mother whose daughter suffered a brain injury during childbirth. A judge reduced the award to $205 million due to a state cap. The mother’s attorneys argued…

  • Childbirth

    Dropping a Baby During Childbirth

    Parents around the world lovingly experience the births of their children. As part of the process of exiting the womb and coming into the world, many families choose to videotape or record the momentous event. While one new dad was filming his twin daughters’ first moments of life at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center,…

  • Updated Guidelines Seek To Decrease Pediatric Medical Errors

    With advances in modern medicine, infants and children should not experience preventable injuries at the hands of the medical professionals entrusted to care for them. Unfortunately, medical professionals are human and often fatigued and/or overworked, and mistakes occur more often than they should, some of which include pediatric medical errors. To combat pediatric medical malpractice,…

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    Uterine Ruptures Can Threaten Lives Of Mother and Baby

    The birth of a new child is usually a moving and heart warming occasion, especially for the new parents, with many family members around counting down the minutes until the new addition is born. What many people don’t talk about prior to and during the birthing process is the risk of uterine ruptures, which can happen during childbirth. These occurrences can instantly turn what a happy and jovial moment into an utter nightmare.

  • Complications During Pregnancy

    New Report Finds Hospitals Choose Not To Adopt Life Saving Protocols For Pregnant Women

    The maternal mortality in the United States is astronomically higher than other first-world western countries. Despite advances in medicine, the U.S. is quickly falling behind countries like Great Britain, whose mothers die from childbirth complications at one-third of the rate they do in the U.S. The only exception is the state of California, which has drastically reduced its maternal mortality rate in recent years by implementing various safety procedures and standardizing protocols for pregnant women. USA Today uncovered that hospitals in the rest of the country are reluctant to adopt similar protocols that could save lives.