Category: Medical Malpractice

Bariatric Surgery Lawsuit

Mayo Clinic: Bariatric Surgery Linked to Bone Fractures

June 6, 2011 - A new study conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic has confirmed that bariatric surgery performed for weight loss could more than double the risk of bone fractures. The overall risk of bone fractures following bariatric...

Bedsore Lawsuit

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Hospital Bedsores

A new lawsuit has been filed against a Maine hospital on behalf of a 60-year-old woman who died from untreated bedsores in June 2009. The lawsuit claims that the hospital’s negligence and blatant breach of standards of care caused the...

Side Effects of the Medtronic® CD Horizon Spinal System

Patients implanted with a defective Medtronic® CD Horizon Spinal Device could experience additional back injury with different manifestations of back pain What’s the problem? The CD Horizon Legacy Spinal System is a series of rods, hooks, and screws implanted during...

Radiation Treatment

Radiation Overdose Lawsuit

Radiation damage can occur quite easily in modern society. Many chemicals and tasks can place you in the pathway of harmful radiation. Too much exposure to radiation can cause illness and injury. If you have been exposed to radiation, you...

Chiropractic Malpractice Lawyers

Chiropractic malpractice typically involves the failure to follow standard treatment protocols when diagnosing or treating a patient. While chiropractors approach medicine in a different way from the mainstream medical professions, they can still be held liable for injuries that result...

Erbs Palsy Lawsuit

Types of Erb’s Palsy

There are several types of Erb’s palsy injuries that can be suffered by a child during delivery. The determination and diagnosis of the type of brachial plexus injury which has been sustained by a child is often difficult. The symptoms...

Erbs Palsy Lawsuit

Erb’s Palsy Tests

In most cases, babies are born with Erb’s palsy due to an injury sustained during the birthing process. When doctors suspect that a patient has this unfortunate condition, they will use some combination of imaging exams and nerve tests to...

Erbs Palsy Lawsuit

Erb’s Palsy Injury

Some of the most common birth injuries result from Erb’s (or brachial) palsy. Unfortunately, Erb’s palsy is often the result of complications during child delivery itself, though it can sometimes occur before or some time after delivery. Free Erb’s Palsy...

Erbs Palsy Lawsuit

Erb’s Palsy Statistics

The condition known as Erb’s palsy is caused by an injury to the brachial plexus—the nerves surrounding the shoulder. Erb’s palsy is also called brachial palsy, Erb-Duchenned paralysis, or Klumpke paralysis. The following are some key facts and statistics about...

Erbs Palsy Lawsuit

Erb’s Palsy Surgery

A pediatric neurosurgeon may recommend surgery to improve the arm functions of a child with Erb’s palsy. Often this surgery is more effective when done early in the child’s life. Some studies have shown that it may not be successful when done...