Category Archives: Pediatric Malpractice

What Can I Do to Protect My Child From Pediatric Malpractice?

As a parent, you want to make sure your child gets the medical care she or he needs to live a healthy and happy life. However, unfortunately, when that medical care is negligently administered, child or pediatric malpractice can be the result. While in some instances this can be completely unforeseen and unavoidable, we’d like […]

Wrongful Death and Pediatric Malpractice

The day that a child is born is often considered one of the happiest days of the parents’ lives. However, when a child during or soon after birth, it can become one of the saddest days that they must endure. In the event that the child was improperly cared for from a medical standpoint, parents […]

Warning Signs of Brain Injuries and Pediatric Malpractice

Major brain injuries due to complications at birth are an all too common cause of death and disabilities in young children and infants. Some of the causes of these brain injuries include a loss or depletion of oxygen while the baby is being born, and the pressure of forceps used to extract the baby from […]

Types of Pediatric Malpractice

When it comes to pediatric malpractice, there are numerous different categories. While each type involves some form of negligence on the part of a medical professional, it’s important to understand the type of pediatric malpractice at play in your child’s situation in order to determine the medical experts and other information necessary to help build […]

If My Child Was Misdiagnosed, Is That Pediatric Malpractice?

As with any area of the law, it can be difficult for everyday people to tell how strong their legal case is. This is especially true when it comes to pediatric malpractice, which is a particular type of medical malpractice relating to children. There are several different types of pediatric malpractice, such as childbirth injuries, […]

How Is Medication Error Pediatric Malpractice Proven?

Pediatric malpractice due to medication errors can occur due to the negligence of medical professionals when treating pediatric patients. Unfortunately, cases of medication error are more common amongst newborns due to the different variables that affect the dosage amount needed for each child. Such errors can result in issues that the child and parents must […]

How Common Is Pediatric Malpractice?

If you suspect that your child is the victim of pediatric malpractice, you may also wonder just how common cases like yours are. We’re here to answer your questions and provide you with more information regarding the frequency and severity of pediatric malpractice. Grounds for Pediatric Malpractice Claims While many situations can give rise to […]

FAQ About Pediatric Malpractice

While any type of medical malpractice is difficult for the victim to endure, it’s often especially heartbreaking when that victim is an infant or child. Parents entrust their children to the care of experienced and certified pediatricians and hospital staff, and having that trust violated by pediatric malpractice is devastating. When parents are faced with […]

Distinguishing Pediatric Malpractice from Normal Medical Issues

When children suffer from medical issues they and their families must face many challenges throughout the course of their lives. If those medical issues could have been avoided with proper care had a medical professional not failed to properly address the condition, a Pediatric Malpractice suit could be in order. However, before investing the time, […]