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Cerebral Palsy: Preparing for Adulthood

Cerebral Palsy from childhood to adult Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Growing up is especially difficult for children with Cerebral Palsy. This is because their play, and sometimes their learning, is affected by the condition. Unfortunately, even children who are progressing will often lack confidence in their abilities, which can inhibit learning…

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Watch Alert: Mineral Oil in Common Moisturizers Promotes Tumor Growth

Unintended Side Effects of Mineral Oil: Are Your Skin Products Safe? Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Is Mineral Oil Bad for You? Refined mineral oil is considered a hazardous substance and industrial workers exposed to its pure form are advised to immediately and thoroughly wash any areas of the skin which have come…

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Feeding Tube Complications Include Pneumothorax and More

Feeding Tube Complications Include Pneumothorax and More Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Tube feeding is considered a cornerstone of care for many critically ill or injured patients, yet as many as 15 percent of all nasogastric tubes are mistakenly pushed into a patient’s bronchial tubes, lungs or even cranium in rare cases.…

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Blatant Negligence in Untreated Jaundice Case Ends With $46.5M Settlement

Blatant Negligence in Untreated Jaundice Case Ends With $46.5M Settlement Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation In March of 2017, one of the largest medical malpractice settlements in the history of the state of Arkansas was recorded after completion of a two week trial addressing the alleged medical negligence of a toddler who…

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Auscultation an Unsafe Method to Verify Feeding Tube Placement

Auscultation an Unsafe Method to Verify Feeding Tube Placement Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Enteral feeding is a common procedure frequently used to deliver liquid formula and/or medication(s) directly into the stomach of an individual who is unable to consume enough food to meet the needs of their body. Flexible nasogastric tubes,…

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Hospital Acquired Infections – Negligence Leads to Deadly Illness

Hospital Acquired Infections: Negligence Leads to Deadly Illness Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Most of us tend to think of hospitals as places of safety and security, yet the high likelihood of leaving with a dangerous hospital acquired infection (HAI) paints a very different picture of reality. Each day, one out of…

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Lifespan of Cerebral Palsy Sufferers Related to Severity of Symptoms

Lifespan of Cerebral Palsy Sufferers Related to Symptom Severity Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Cerebral palsy (CP) affects thousands of new babies each and every year, leaving parents with concern regarding how long their child is expected to survive. Today, the majority of people living with CP can expect to live well…

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Birth Injury: Unnecessary Cesarean Sections Place Mothers and Babies at Risk

Unnecessary Cesarean Section Risk Mothers’ and Babies’ Health Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation The percentage of women who undergo a cesarean section at the end of their pregnancy has skyrocketed to nearly a third of all births within the nation. C-sections are thought to reduce the number of babies born with cerebral palsy (CP)…

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Are Ultrasounds as Safe as You Think?: Unnecessary Ultrasounds Risk Babies’ Health

Are Ultrasounds as Safe as You Think?: Unnecessary Ultrasounds Risk Babies’ Health Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Since their introduction in the 1960’s, ultrasounds have become widespread as routine screening procedures which are performed as many as 17 times during healthy pregnancies. Although touted as harmless and beneficial, randomly controlled trials have shown the technology provides no benefit to unborn children in the…

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Uwarranted Surgery: Hysterectomy Complications and Dangers can be Avoided

Uwarranted Surgery: Hysterectomy Complications and Dangers can be Avoided Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Hysterectomy procedures are some of the most common surgeries in the nation and are performed on more than 600,000 women every year. Shockingly, by the age of 65, one half of all women will have had a hysterectomy surgery, yet two…

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