If you suspect you or a loved one may have suffered an injury due to negligence or wrongful conduct committed by healthcare professionals, there are reasons you should contact an attorney as soon as possible.
A doctor makes the decision to medically induce labor and delivery the night before a holiday.
The national average from the time a patient walks into the ER and when they walk out again is just over 2 hours. If you are waiting to be admitted, the wait is significantly longer.
A non-stress test, coupled with lack of proper monitoring of an expectant mother, has devastating consequences.
The emergency room physicians of Pennsylvania are asking the state legislature to change the law to increase the burden of proof necessary for a patient to tip the scales in their favor.
Can a simple blood test not only identify, but actually prevent certain birth defects? Recent studies are promising.
Do emergency room physicians fear malpractice suits to the extent that they might order unnecessary tests?
A New York Times article reports on the allegations surrounding a Dallas hospital's treatment of Ebola patient Thomas Duncan.
A jury finds that ER doctors missed symptoms and failed to order a needed chest x-ray
In addition to conditions which hospitals are required to test, most hospitals will also test newborns for 23 additional genetic conditions.
According to a recent study, whether or not you experience complications during childbirth may depend upon the hospital you choose.
"Hannah's Law," which goes into effect in Pennsylvania before year's end, requires Pennsylvania hospitals to test newborns for certain genetic disorders.
What happens when a cervix shortens or opens too early during pregnancy?
Hospital’s inaction as a patient’s condition deteriorates overnight in the ER results in her death.
What types of medical screening is done for a newborn, and what is the law in terms of testing and timing?