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June 2015 Archives

What is the basic definition of medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a large umbrella term. Because of this, it can encompass a number of different situations and scenarios. This can make it a little difficult for people to pinpoint whether or not something that has happened to them or a loved one may be considered medical malpractice.

Is Erb’s palsy something you should worry about?

Unfortunately, it is impossible for anyone to predict how labor will go for a mother-to-be. It is not uncommon for new parents to fear that something may go wrong in the process of childbirth. Injuries that cause ailments like Erb’s palsy may also be a concern. But just how common is Erb’s palsy?

54-year-old California man dies in car crash

Hit-and-run traffic accidents often result extensive personal property damage. Sometimes, these crashes may lead to severe injuries, such as broken bones, spinal cord injuries and brain damage. In the most severe and tragic cases, hit-and-run crashes are fatal. When such fatalities occur, law enforcement authorities and the public often work hard to locate the drivers responsible for the accidents.

Compensation may help relieve the costs cerebral palsy

For many San Diego couples, having a baby is an exciting event. These parents may spend hours dreaming of their new child’s future. At the Nield Law Group, we understand how devastating it can be if these parents are informed that their babies are disabled. It is especially heartbreaking when a child’s disability was caused by a physician’s error during the baby’s birth.