Sep 21, 2022

What Birth Injuries Can Lead to the Death of a Child?

There is a reason why birth injuries are considered catastrophic injuries. The process of childbirth is a very delicate process where mother, baby, or both can suffer harm during labor and delivery. Even though some birth injuries can stem from a high-risk pregnancy, medical professionals can act negligently during the delivery process, causing severe birth [...]

Sep 15, 2022

Meet Samantha L. Peters, Associate at Paulson & Nace, PLLC

Paulson & Nace, PLLC is excited to introduce our newest Associate Attorney, Samantha L. Peters. Samantha’s practice focuses on medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, and other claims involving negligence. She is driven, passionate, and committed to her clients, and we are thrilled that she is joining us. Samantha’s understanding of the intricacies of law [...]

Sep 14, 2022

Why Is Medical Malpractice Handled in Civil Court?

In September of 2021, the husband of a former George Washington University Hospital patient filed a lawsuit against the healthcare facility for allegedly failing to diagnose his wife for cancer in 2018. Patrick Tate alleges that the medical professionals were negligent by failing to properly diagnose a cancerous tumor near his wife’s thymus gland. This [...]

Mar 29, 2022

Legal Malpractice, the Value of Claims, and the Pandemic

Ames & Gough, a national brokerage in McLean, Virginia, recently conducted a survey studying the amount of legal malpractice claims that have been filed over the last two years. The report concluded that the number of legal malpractice claims began to even out in 2020, after two years of record payouts that approached $1 billion. [...]

Mar 23, 2022

What Parents Should Know about NEC from Cow Milk-Based Formulas

Similac and Enfamil are popular formulas. Both are cow milk-based, and both have been linked to a potentially deadly condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, in premature babies. NEC can have serious physical, emotional, and financial consequences for the baby and the entire family. These formulas are the most common type used in American hospitals. [...]

Mar 15, 2022

A Cyberattack on a Hospital Led to the Death of a Child

Cybersecurity oversights of a hospital in Mobile initially left a newly delivered baby with brain injuries, eventually leading to the child’s death. The 2021 July ransomware attack comes two years after a previous cybersecurity attack on the hospital, leaving patients’ lives at risk. While this is the first recorded death resulting from a cybersecurity attack, [...]

Mar 9, 2022

Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Due to Carcinogen Levels

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that medicine distributed on the market is effectively tested before being consumed by anyone. Even after a form of medicine is distributed on the market, the FDA still has an obligation to American consumers to continue to monitor the medicine for [...]

Mar 2, 2022

DC Metro Suspended Following Serious Train Accident

Residents of the DMV (D.C., Maryland, and Virginia) area are aware of the many issues associated with the Metro rail system. Even before the pandemic, delays were common for the rail system due to various reasons. These delays have been inconvenient, but perhaps we should be thankful. Given the number of serious problems with the [...]

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