It is easy to take the process of labor and delivery for granted. Because most people in New York and across the country go through it with relatively few complications, it may be easy to forget that the lives of both the mother and infant are at risk. As a result, it is important for medical care professionals to carefully monitor both the mother and the baby during the process. Unfortunately, a woman now claims that doctor errors caused brain damage to her son.
Parents in New York and across the country often feel helpless when their small children are not feeling well. They do everything in their power to help them heal and make them more comfortable, but there are limits to what they can provide. As such, they often seek treatment from health care professionals. Unfortunately, one mother and father claimed in a medical malpractice lawsuit that they lost their daughter as a result of bad advice given to them.
Because most labors and deliveries go relatively smoothly and parents get to come home with their perfectly healthy children afterward, it may be easy to overlook the fact that the birth of a child has several risk factors associated with it, to both the mother and child. Fortunately, people in New York can put their faith into the decisions that their medical care providers make to ensure a smooth process. However, doctor errors could ultimately have a significant impact on the outcome.
Most people in New York are likely aware of the fact that medicine is not an exact science. Some patients, for example, may react to certain procedures in unexpected ways. Because of this, medical personnel must respond appropriately during all situations. Unfortunately, a medical malpractice lawsuit filed in another state argues that failure to act resulted in an infant's cerebral palsy.
Medical negligence is one of the leading causes of injury and death in the state of New York and across the country. Although the majority of doctors in the United States are well-trained and highly skilled professionals, doctor errors still happen. While great progress has been made in medical technology and safety regulations, when humans are involved mistakes will occur.
Those suffering from pain in New York are often desperate for relief. As a result, they seek medical care with the understanding that the care provided will be appropriate and will relieve their pain, not worsen their overall situation. Unfortunately, a man in another state claims that doctor errors concerning his wife caused her brain damage. Although originally awarded $22 million, his case was recently overturned on appeal.
The birth of a child is an exciting, but terrifying, time for expectant parents in New York and across the country. As such, they often rely on medical professionals to provide the advice on how best to proceed. Unfortunately, parents in another state claim that doctor errors caused a brain injury in their son that will have lifelong consequences.
Any surgery carries some degree of risk. However, a patient undergoing heart surgery in New York likely has a significant amount of concerns, often somewhat alleviated by the knowledge that an experienced doctor will be taking care of them. Unfortunately, a lawsuit filed in another state claims that doctor errors ultimately led to severe harm to a patient undergoing heart surgery.
For many people in New York and across the country, the knowledge that they have a tumor creates turmoil and stress. They rely on their doctors and other medical care providers to help them understand their treatment options. Most expect that doctors will pursue the most effective, but least invasive forms of treatment. However, a lawsuit filed in another state claims that doctor errors resulted in an unnecessary surgery that caused brain damage due to a stroke.
Many people in New York undergo routine dental procedures. Often, the fact that these procedures are considered "routine" puts patients' minds at ease. However, even relatively routine procedures come with risks, especially if medical care personnel are not properly trained and do not appropriately monitor a patient for signs of medical distress. For example, a recent lawsuit alleging doctor errors resulted in a $2 million award to the family of a teenager who died after a tooth extraction.