A family history of uterine cancer prompted the patient to seek a hysterectomy.
Andrew I. Kaplan, Esq
Allegations in this complex case include negligence in performing laparoscopic hysterectomy and delaying treatment of bladder injury.
In a case with multiple defendants, coordinating defenses should be the primary objective for trial.
When a plaintiff brings forth a specious claim, constant pressure from the defense is key.
In this case, the question of fetal well-being as demonstrated on the FHR tracing is significant.
Failure to recognize the warning signs led to poor outcomes for mother and child.
Informed consent and surgical route are the main focuses of this case.
A pregnant patient in recovery from a cerclage was given oxytocin because of preset electronic orders.
Plaintiff alleged that excessive force from implementing the vacuum resulted in intracranial hemorrhage and subdural hematoma.
The plaintiff alleged that the infant’s injuries were caused by traumatic damage during delivery; specifically, from the vacuum extractor. The plaintiff’s argument was that when the vacuum extractor pulled on the infant’s head it caused damage, evidenced by the intraventricular bleed.