Fertility specialists in Massachusetts and across the country have helped thousands of individuals over the years achieve becoming pregnant and giving birth to a child. Unfortunately, one mother discovered she gave birth to a child who did not carry her biological DNA due to a doctor error. Years later, the doctor continues to be scrutinized as he is still practicing medicine during his probation sentence.
Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that often occurs before birth, during birth or soon after. The condition occurs when a baby's developing brain suffers injury due to lack of oxygen. The condition can occur in numerous ways, and the severity of life-long symptoms can vary depending on circumstances surrounding the injury. Massachusetts parents may be interested in one family's recent medical negligence lawsuit that has resulted in a $130 million judgment.
Some medical procedures are common and may be performed by medical personnel on regular basis. Procedures or surgeries that occur on a regular basis are not without risks. Any adverse reaction or mistake that occurs during a simple procedure can result in permanent disability or further medical care. Massachusetts parents may be interested in one mother's claims that their lives have changed due to a doctor error during a routine procedure that was not expected to have complications.
Most people are aware that an infection can result in a fever, fatigue and other unpleasant symptoms. Some may not realize that inadequate treatment and management of an infection can result in serious life-threatening conditions such as sepsis or gangrene. Patients in Massachusetts may be interested in one man's lawsuit against an urgent care doctor. The lawsuit is in another state and claims that the man suffered from medical malpractice resulting in his amputated leg.
Immobility and pain can result in a serious impact on a person's quality of life. If an injury occurs due to the result of suspected medical malpractice, legal options may be available to improve a person's quality of life. Suffering patients in Massachusetts may be interested in another man's pursuit of legal recourse, following what he claims to be a botched surgery and attempted cover-up.
Hospital emergency rooms in Massachusetts and across the country have routines and procedures they are used to following. A triage system is used to determine the severity of a patient's symptoms, vital signs are taken and some patients will receive basic blood work. One family in another state claims that their daughter did not receive some of the most basic standards of care and filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital. A jury recently agreed with the family's claims that the hospital was at fault for failure to diagnose and awarded the family $3.3 million.
Significant strides in fertility assistance have occurred in the last 40 years, making it possible for many men and women in Massachusetts and across the country to become parents when they could not on their own. Sadly, thousands of patients seeking fertility help were affected by a hospital freezer malfunction earlier this year, resulting in significant personal loss. Some patients have filed lawsuits claiming the malfunction was medical negligence.
The vertebrae in the human body serves the purpose of protecting the important spinal cord. When there is a compromise in the spine, it is physically and/or mentally disabling for a person. Some generative disorders result in children suffering deformities of their spine and being at risk for injury. Massachusetts patients may be interested in one young woman's lawsuit filed due to alleged medical negligence and her recent civil court verdict in her favor.
Every day in Massachusetts and across the country, thousands of people undergo surgeries and other medical procedures. Doctors, surgeons and other medical personnel are entrusted with the care of these patients. Although most procedures are fairly common and routine, mistakes can be made any time humans are involved. When mistakes are made during medical procedures, the patient unfortunately suffers the consequences. Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States.
Medical tests are a supposed to be the key to discovering a diagnosis or determine a health problem, not be the end of a life. Unfortunately, many medical tests have some risks associated with their completion, but they are typically rare. Sadly, one woman in another state lost her life while undergoing a CT scan. Massachusetts's families may be interested in the family's recent civil court victory following their claim for medical negligence.