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Is it a motor vehicle or not? In a recent holding in New York, Justice Leonard Livote was faced with the issue of whether or not a golf cart was a motor vehicle. Despite the fact that the cart was not on a public highway, the Court held that the […]
New Jersey Judge Recognizes the Right to Sue for the the Wrongful Prolongation of Life. For the first time, a NJ Superior Court Judge has ruled that the family of a women who was resuscitated against her will, may sue the hospital, nurses and doctors for wrongfully prolonging her life. […]
News from Tallahassee Florida’s Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state’s law capping medical malpractice damages in personal injury cases. Read more…
There a variety of other factors that increase the risk for Shoulder Dystocia, they include: The pregnancy going beyond term also called a post-date pregnancy; Previous delivery of a large baby; Excessive weight gain during the pregnancy; A prolonged labor; Maternal Obesity; A mothers pelvis that is smaller then […]
Injury to both mother and baby can occur as a result of this problem. The main difficulty to mother is the development of hemorrhage. The best way of preventing this is to anticipate the problem, prepare and deliver the baby before the dystocia happens.
In efforts to deliver a child when there has been an unanticipated shoulder dystocia there may be the deliberate or accidental fracture of the infant’s bones. One manner of delivery advocated in the presence of an unanticipated shoulder dystocia is the deliberate fracturing of the baby’s clavicle. More often in […]
Brachial plexus injury is a well known and sadly a devastating complication of shoulder dystocia. Major nerves exit the spinal cord at each level of the spinal column. Brachial Plexus injury occurs as excessive traction or pulling is employed by the person delivering the baby. Simply put the baby’s head […]
The most serious of the results of failing to anticipate and properly deliver an infant with shoulder dystocia is injury to the brain. The way the brain is injured, what doctors call the Mechanism of Injury is lack of oxygen to the infant’s brain. This is called an Asphyxial Injury. […]
The LAWDUO consists of the legal team of Alice Collopy and Michael Carlucci, who have been representing and fighting for their clients for many years. The LAWDUO offers legal representation and counseling for a number of clients dealing with Medical Malpractice, Surrogate’s Practice, Nursing Home Litigation, Litigation and more. Alice […]