birth injury

The Top 10 Most Common Birth Injuries

Whenever an infant is harmed by the actions or inactions of a doctor or other healthcare professional, medical malpractice may have occurred. The top 10 most common birth injuries associated with medical malpractice stem from injuries sustained during childbirth and include the following: Related Pages & Articles: ML-Law - Birth Injury Specialists | Common Birth Injuries [...]

10 Most Commonly Medical Misdiagnosed Illnesses

You would probably be very surprised to know how high your risk of a medical misdiagnosis really is. A recent study found that more than twelve million American adults may have been affected by diagnostic errors–that's one out of every twenty patients. Further, at least 50 percent of these misdiagnosis errors are potentially very harmful. Patients [...]

Pennsylvania Birth Injuries Compensation: What You’re Entitled To

For all parents, the birth of a child is cause for celebration. While no one expects childbirth to be particularly easy, parents do not anticipate complications during labor or injuries during childbirth. When newborn infants spend the precious first moments of their lives being resuscitated, followed by days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a [...]

Ranked #1 – Top Pennsylvania Verdicts of 2013

Results Like These Are No Accident. McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. Trial Lawyers — Skilled advocacy and hard work yield superior results. Never settle for a lawyer who only knows how to settle. Additional Reading: Crowell v. St. Luke's Hospital Bethlehem Campus Top Pennsylvania Verdicts - 2013 - Ranked #1 Rank: #1 Case Name: Crowell v. St. [...]

$55 Million in Medical Malpractice Case Against St. Luke’s Hospital – Lehigh Valley PA

Lehigh County jury awards family $55 million in medical malpractice case against St. Luke's Hospital. Crowell family sued Fountain Hill hospital and doctor, saying they botched son's birth in 2009. A jury on Monday awarded one of the largest verdicts in Lehigh County history when it ordered St. Luke's University Hospital and one of its doctors [...]

Common Birth Injuries Affect Thousands of Families Each Year

Birth injuries affect thousands of families each year, and although some injuries can be treated successfully without impacting the child's quality of life, others can be long-lasting. Birth injuries arise from when a physician fails to do what is needed to protect the life of the unborn child or causes injury during the birthing process. Related [...]

Birth Injuries Demand Lifetime Care

We all enjoy the cameras, the balloons, and the joy that comes with a new baby, but childbirth is actually a potentially dangerous event.  While the vast majority of pregnancies end without complication, a significant number are associated with potentially life-threatening and life-altering peril. Conditions such as placental abruption and preeclampsia can pose serious risks to [...]

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