March 15th 2023
In this month's Legally Speaking column, find out the results of this case looking at a fourth-degree laceration repair.
January 16th 2023
November 2nd 2022
Legally Speaking: Did contraindicated hysterectomy lead to HIT and limb loss?June 11th 2020
The patient had a history of fibroid uterus and dilated pelvic vessels in the left adnexal region, obscuring the left ovary. On April 2, 2014, the patient was seen as a gyn outpatient at the clinic by Defendant OB. The patient complained it caused her urinary tract irritative symptoms and back pain. An MRI was ordered for evaluation. A 9.9cm exophytic fibroid arising from the posterior uterine body with focal cystic degeneration was seen.
Legally Speaking: Uterine ruptureJune 19th 2018
A patient filed a lawsuit on behalf of her child alleging negligence by her obstetrician in delaying the delivery when she was in the hospital contracting and had severe abdominal pain. Thus, her uterus was allowed to rupture, which caused the child’s severe brain injury. Plus more malpractice cases.