Placental Abruption – This a medical emergency in which the placenta prematurely pulls away from the wall of the uterus.
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Placental - Frequently Asked Questions
The damages you can recover in a medical malpractice case compensate you for the harm you suffered because of a healthcare professional’s medical negligence. Although some states use damage caps to limit the amount of money you can get, several types of damages are usually awarded in a medical malpractice case. These include economic and non-economic damages.Read More
Yes, doctors and other healthcare professionals can be held liable for a patient’s opioid abuse if they fail to prescribe opioids responsibly. Some examples of situations where hospital staff may be held accountable for opioid abuse or an opioid overdose include: Dispensing an inaccurate dosage Administering the opioids incorrectly Ignoring or failing to look forRead More
Placental - News Articles
In 2012, one week after giving birth to her fourth child, Chenille Condon was called back to the St. Alexius Hospital for a biopsy on her inflamed lymph nodes by Dr. Allen Michael Booth. The lymph nodes, located in the middle of her chest and in-between her lungs, called for a mediastinoscopy. During the procedureRead More
This week, the Georgia Supreme Court heard a medical malpractice case involving the death of 15-year-old Shaquille Johnson. Shaquille Johnson’s death was caused by blood clots in his lungs, which his attorneys argue were missed due to improper testing. The Albany Herald reports that Thelma and Sheldon Johnson sued the attending emergency room physician, Dr.Read More