Subgaleal Hematoma following Traumatic Birth Events

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A subgaleal hematoma can be a life-threatening newborn complication following birth. Giving birth is a common event, yet no two births are exactly alike.  While parents may plan on natural childbirth, others anticipate a scheduled C-section. Few expectant couples understand how quickly dreams of a happy childhood and grown children can dissipate if complications arise … Continued

Settlements on the Table as Opioid Overdoses Soar Across the Country

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Two important settlements in the opioid litigation have been brokered with Big Pharma recently. While billions of dollars in community relief are promised, money does not reduce the ongoing loss and sorrow caused by rising overdose deaths across this country. The headline in The New York Times reads, “It’s Huge, It’s Historic, It’s Unheard-of’: Drug … Continued

New Device May Aid Monitoring of Placental Oxygen

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The placenta is the literal lifeline between mom and baby.  A new prototype device could help physicians identify and monitor placental insufficiency throughout pregnancy. In a normal pregnancy, the placenta attaches to the wall of the uterus.  Throughout fetal development, the umbilical cord carries nutrients to the fetus, and carries fetal waste back to the … Continued

NEW INDY LAWSUIT UPDATE: PLAINTIFFS FILE CONSOLIDATED AMENDED COMPLAINT AND MOTION TO APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2021 NEW INDY LAWSUIT UPDATE: PLAINTIFFS FILE CONSOLIDATED AMENDED COMPLAINT AND MOTION TO APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL ROCK HILL, SC—A motion filed today in the New Indy emissions litigation requests that the court appoint lawyers T. David Hoyle of Motley Rice LLC; Richard A. Harpootlian of Harpootlian Attorneys at Law; … Continued

New OR Suites Aim at Patient-Centric Design

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An operating suite is arguably the most important room in healthcare—and one of the most dangerous.  A new move in the medical industry aims to redesign ORs with patient and surgical team safety in mind. Concerned about outcomes, most patients do not give a lot of thought to what happens in the OR once they … Continued

USC to Pay $1.1 Billion to Victims of George Tyndall

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Finally acknowledging that hundreds of college students were abused by a school gynecologist, the University of Southern California will pay three settlements to victims totaling $1.1 billion. For 27 years, Dr. George Tyndall worked at the USC student health center as a gynecologist. During that time, Dr. Tyndall used his workplace to sexually prey on … Continued

Study Supports Nintendo Wii for Balance Assist with Cerebral Palsy Patients

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Adding to earlier research, a new study suggests balance therapy using Nintendo Wii can be helpful to patients with cerebral palsy. Wii is a home video game console produced by Nintendo and introduced around 2006.  The device includes a wireless controller with motion sensors.  The popular game was marketed for fun and to promote movement … Continued

Congratulation to 5 of our partners who were recently included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®️ for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs.

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Congratulations to 5 of our partners who were recently included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®️ for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. James D. Cardea – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Philip C. Federico – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Scott P. Kurlander – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Jonathan Schochor … Continued