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...Read more
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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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Birth is a violent process that often results in trauma or injury to the baby. Some of the more common birth injuries that occur include bruising, damage to the baby’s facial nerve or the nerves serving the baby’s arms (brachial nerves), and fracture of the collarbone. Most of these birth...Read more
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