Gaskin Maneuver: A shoulder dystocia management procedure, the Gaskin Maneuver requires the mother to kneel on all fours. The mother arches her back, and the pelvis is widened.
Gaskin Maneuver - Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Cephalohematoma? A cephalohematoma is a common birth injury associated with labor in which forceps or vacuum extraction is necessary. This condition can also occur if the baby’s head happens to bang against the mother’s pelvic bone during labor. A cephalohematoma is a lesion on the newborn’s scalp due to an accumulation ofRead More
In most medical malpractice cases, the term “standard of care” plays a significant role. Success hinges on whether the claimant can prove a “breach of the standard of care” in a medical malpractice case. The job of the patient’s attorney is to prove that the health care provider had a standard of care to the patientRead More
Gaskin Maneuver - News Articles
Last week, it was announced that the state Supreme Court of Pennsylvania would discuss whether or not to overturn a law that allows defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits to avoid prosecution based on “error in judgment”. The decision came as Stephen and Nicole Passarello were granted a new trial after their original lawsuit was dismissedRead More
The family of 10-year-old Shannon Reilly filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson, claiming several of the staff’s mistakes during the delivery of the baby girl in November 2002 led to the development of her cerebral palsy. Although the family was offered an $8 million settlement in 2009, attorneyRead More