Category Archives: Wrongful Death

What Medical Complications Does Premature Birth Involve?

Because prematurely born babies are at risk for a number of complications, doctors take extra precautions to prevent premature births. It is standard medical practice for obstetricians to order a mother to rest in bed for the remaining pregnancy, suture the cervix to prevent dilation and the advancement of labor or prescribe medication that stops… Read More »

What Should You Know About Anesthesia Errors?

While anesthesia errors today are much rarer than they were several decades ago, they still occur. Anesthesiologists have standard practices in place today geared toward preventing patient harm. According to Medscape, the American Society of Anesthesiologists created a program to standardize patient anesthesia care in 1985, called the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. This program was… Read More »

How Does New York Law Value a Wrongful Death Claim?

When a close family member dies as the result of negligent or willful acts of other parties, no amount of money can truly compensate for the loss. But wrongful death settlements or awards can potentially ease some of the financial burden to the family. While the courts make the final determination of the amount of… Read More »