Author | Andrew I Kaplan, Esq.

Articles

Was this uterine perforation properly managed?

August 15, 2018

Complications following IUD removal were the focus of this lawsuit.

Malpractice alert: Could this fistula have been avoided?

August 01, 2009

When the plaintiff claimed a botched episiotomy caused her rectovaginal fistula, expert witnesses testified that the complication may have occurred in part because she ignored the ob/gyn's advice. So why was the case settled?

Legally Speaking: Encountering a Bandl's ring

February 01, 2009

When the obstetrician encountered a tight lower uterine segment band around the fetal neck, the complicated delivery that followed eventually led to the baby's demise. Why did the defense settle?

Legally Speaking: Was this myomectomy botched?

December 01, 2008

After the patient's third myomectomy, she sued, claiming the third surgery should have been an hysterectomy, but the physican successfully defended his actions in court.