Childhood Pediatric Injuries
Our lawyers have represented families with children injured from medical malpractice.
The following are some common fact patterns for Childhood Injuries from medical malpractice cases:
- Born with a treatable congenital defect in the main arteries coming from his heart (“Transposition of the Great Arteries), this newborn suffered brain damage when the condition was not timely diagnosed and corrected.
- Emergency Room Doctor did not promptly diagnose toddler’s bacterial meningitis and begin antibiotic treatment so toddler’s infection progressed resulting in brain damage and loss of hearing.
- Pediatrician prescribed wrong medication for baby which the Pharmacy filled anyway resulting in baby’s death.
- During surgical cyst removal from 2-year-old’s neck, surgeon injured the child’s larynx, prolonging surgery to stop the bleeding, resulting in toddler’s cardiac arrest and brain damage.
- Newborn not properly screened for Sickle Cell resulting in death from avoidable pneumonia infection.
- Six-year-old’s septic arthritis not diagnosed, allowing continued spread resulting in amputation of both arms and both legs.
- Nurse used Adult IV pump on Newborn in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit resulting in fluid overload, brain bleed and permanent brain damage.