Was your Baby a Victim of a Forceps Injury? The birth of a baby is supposed to be the happiest time in a parent’s life. However, sometimes, not every birth goes smoothly. There is nothing more tragic than a baby being injured at or immediately after birth. Sometimes it is necessary for a physician to…

If uterine cancer is detected early, survival rates are very high. However, a failure to timely check for the possibility of uterine/endometrial cancer may cause a patient’s diagnosis and treatment to be delayed; allowing the disease process to progress and the prognosis for the patient to worsen. Uterine cancer, including endometrial cancer (cancer of the…

Prostate Cancer is currently the leading cancer diagnosis and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death among men in the United States. Fortunately, since the 1990’s, screening tests and superior therapies have produced a steady decline in the mortality and morbidity caused by this disease. Approximately 75 per cent of newly identified Prostate Cancers are discovered…

The most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women is lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, medical experts estimate that 221,000 new lung cancer cases will be diagnosed this year in the United States and foresee 158,000 deaths attributable to this disease. The two main types of lung cancer are small…

Cancer of the esophagus, or esophageal cancer, affects thousands of Americans every year. A prompt diagnosis with proper treatment can effectively treat Esophageal Cancer. But when a doctor fails to diagnose Esophageal Cancer is can result in tragedy. Indications of Esophageal Cancer are often indicated by difficulty swallowing, painful swallowing, coughing, heartburn and other symptoms…

What Is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome, also known as trisomy 21, occurs when a child has an extra copy of chromosome 21. The extra chromosome affects a child’s physical and mental development. Symptoms of Down syndrome can range from mild to severe. Victims of down syndrome may have developmental delays when walking, talking, and acquiring…

Doctors, hospitals, medical labs, and other medical professionals make mistakes. When those mistakes cause life-changing injuries or a preventable death, the medical profession needs to be held accountable for their actions. Some surgical issues that can lead to problems include the following. – Anesthesia Injuries & Accidents– Retained Foreign Bodies There are no guaranteed outcomes when…

New Jersey Anesthesia Accident Lawyers In the United States, estimates suggest that thousands will suffer complications from anesthetic applied in surgery each year – whether it is local or general anesthesia. When a patient undergoes surgery, an anesthesiologist is responsible for ensuring the patient receives the correct type and dose of anesthesia for the procedure….

What Is Myotubular Myopathy? Myotubular Myopathy is a group of rare, inherited diseases that affects the cell structure of muscles. The symptoms can range from mild to severe. At its most severe, babies born with the disease are unable to breathe on their own and require a ventilator; they are bound to a wheelchair and…

Just like anyone else, inmates have the right to live a healthy life. Just because you are in a correctional facility does not mean you forfeit the right to receive medical attention for urgent or dire healthcare needs. If the staff at a correctional facility denies an inmate access to needed treatment, the consequences can…