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What is Nursing Malpractice?

Malpractice occurs when a professional fails to practice to an expected standard and a patient is injured or harmed as a result. Nurses are held to a certain standard of practice, just as are doctors, lawyers and engineers. Nursing malpractice is the failure of a nurse to act according to...
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Causes of Brain Damage at Birth

One of the issues that must be examined in a malpractice suit stemming from brain damage at birth is the cause, or causes, of the brain damage. There are a number of factors that have been known to cause or contribute to brain damage at birth. Some factors may affect...
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What is Malpractice?

You may have heard of the term malpractice, either in the context of insurance or in reference to a type of lawsuit. But what is malpractice, exactly? Malpractice occurs when a professional fails to act in accordance with the standard of care or standard of conduct established by his or...
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Types of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the brain of a fetus or infant during brain development. Cerebral Palsy affects the patient’s motor function, including movement, balance, coordination and posture. Cerebral Palsy can range from extremely severe to extremely mild, depending on the extent of the damage...
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