Monthly Archives: July 2012

New York Parents file Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Son’s Death

A New York couple plan to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against NYU Langone Medical Centre concerning the death of their 11-year-old son. According to The New York Times, Rory Staunton died of sepsis in April 2012 after contracting the infection following a visit to the emergency room to have a cut on...
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Brain Injury Recovery Rates Vary Depending Upon Severity of the Injury

A brain injury is a medical condition that causes not only career problems, but relationship problems as well. Rather common injuries among athletes, brain injuries are often seen in reference to contact sports like football, soccer, and hockey and require a long recovery period. And, when it comes to the recovery from a...
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Dental Mistakes May be Subject to a Dental Malpractice Lawsuit

Even though Canada is a world leader in quality dental care, sometimes mistakes do occur. Damage to teeth, mouth, and gums occur even in the best of circumstances. Pain and suffering as well as long-term dental health problems as the result of dental malpractice entitles victims to some financial compensation. Expensive...
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New Developments in Cerebral Palsy Treatment Help Muscle Spasms

A new development in the treatment of cerebral palsy may assist caregivers and physicians in the treatment of cerebral palsy victims. This new development involves the use of an innovative pump to deliver the drug Baciofen (lioresal) directly into a cerebral palsy patient’s spinal fluid. Baciofen is used for muscle relaxation, and until...
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Ontario Adult with Cerebral Palsy and Her Family Are Thrilled with the Outcome of the Appeal of Her $8.5 Million Medical Malpractice Award

An Ontario appeals court recently affirmed the $8.5 million medical malpractice award of a lower court to a severely brain-damaged Ontario woman’s family. The adult woman was born with cerebral palsy. After nearly dying at birth because of a hospital nurse’s failure to monitor the woman’s heartbeat during her mother’s labor, the woman...
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