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What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice During Childbirth

Medical malpractice during childbirth can result in severe injuries to a baby. Sometimes these injuries require expensive care for the child’s lifetime. Understanding what these situations look like can help you determine if you have been a victim. When Birth Injury Leads to Cerebral Palsy A common birth injury to the brain that affects the infant is cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, cerebral palsy is often the result of negligent behavior. For example, if a doctor or nurse fails to watch the fetal monitor appropriately. They may not see when that the baby is in distress and is receiving little to no oxygen. In this situation, the doctor or nurse did not prevent something they could have. This mistake, which can cause cerebral palsy, would be malpractice during childbirth. What Counts as Medical Malpractice? Doctors and nurses are human and are therefore prone to mistakes. This common understanding is why not every…
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Why Should I Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney?

If you’re seriously injured at work, it can be a double blow to your finances and personal life. Not only are you going to be out of commission for a while, thereby likely losing a  significant portion of your income, but you also have more expenses to think about. Medical bills can pile up fast and become overwhelming. However, there are options available to help you through this difficult time. What is Workers Compensation? Workers compensation insurance is a requirement of all New Jersey businesses, regardless of size.  It will cover medical bills along with some of the lost wages if you’re injured at work. Who is at fault is not important in these claims, you will be covered regardless, but if you have workers comp, your employer cannot be sued for your injuries. So, while bills and partial wages will be covered, that is the extent of it. You…
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What You Need to Know About the Three Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

  While there are a wide variety of defective product liability claims they usually can be put into three categories. Knowing about these categories can help you determine if you have a claim. Manufacturing Defect The first and most commonly considered claims are from defective manufacturing. This is when there was a mistake while the product was being built. This can be as simple as a car at a factory installed with a faulty airbag. That car could be sold to someone who is seriously injured in a car accident because of the defective airbags. That person would not have the injuries if the car had an airbag that worked correctly. Design Defect The second category is when the design of a product is defective. In this situation, every product has been built properly according to the directions. At first, this may look like a great collection, but sometimes the plans…
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