Author | James M. Shwayder, MD, JD

Articles

Shoulder dystocia: The unpredictable nightmare

July 09, 2020

Article

This case involves induction of labor for a suspected large for gestational age (LGA) baby in a mother with a normal antepartum course.

Legally Speaking: Unrecognized bowel injury during surgery: How important are your attorney and the expert witnesses?

May 14, 2020

Article

The outcome in this case underscores the importance of excellent legal representation and scrupulous expert witness selection.

Lack of presence on L&D critical to outcome

March 10, 2020

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Physicians should meet with their attorneys to prepare for any testimony, especially in cases with documentation discrepancies and unreliable physician-nurse communication.

Disrupted delivery plan leaves OB in difficult situation

January 16, 2020

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Did this community physician act accordingly after the patient was diagnosed with MAP?