Category: Medical Malpractice

Do Inpatient Falls Constitute Medical Malpractice?

Even though inpatient falls can occur due to the nature of the patient’s injury, at times, they can indicate medical malpractice. Where the fall occurred due to a medical professional’s breach in the duty of care that is owed to a patient, the fall and resulting injury may give rise to a medical malpractice claim. […]

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What Is A Brachial Plexus Injury?

Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer, a national practice representing families with babies who have suffered spinal cord injury, brachial plexus injury, Erb’s palsy, and Klumpke’s palsy The brachial plexus is a crucial bundle of nerves that exits from the lower cervical and upper thoracic portions of the spinal cord and controls function in the shoulder, arm, and hand. […]

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Pseudomonas Bacterial Infection and Death at the Geisinger Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Recently, three infants died and five others became ill from an infection at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.  Reportedly, all of the babies were premature; and all of the babies suffered infection from the same organism: the pseudomonas bacterium. Premature babies usually are admitted to a NICU.  […]

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