Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Periventricular Leukomalacia Misdiagnosis

Periventricular leukomalacia misdiagnosis constituting medical malpractice is seen sometimes with premature babies. PVL is a form of brain injury. These infants typically go on to display developmental problems and very often develop cerebral palsy or epilepsy.  Periventricular leukomalacia is frequently … Continue reading

Electronic Fetal Monitoring Negligence

Electronic fetal monitoring medical malpractice can have devastaing c0nsequences. Fetal monitoring is the norm in monitoring a baby’s  progress during the process of labor.  The normal baseline fetal heart rate is 110 to 160 beats per minute.  Levels below 110 beats … Continue reading

Anesthetic Injury Due to Gastric Aspiration

Anesthesia injury gastric aspiration This condition is avoidable according medical malpractice attorney Brien Roche. Gastric aspiration can occur during the course of the administration of anesthesia due to the patient’s stomach contents entering into the esophagus and then into the … Continue reading

Anesthesia Injury Due to Brain Function Monitoring

Anesthesia injury due lack of brain function monitoring may be the basis for a medical malpractice claim.Brain function monitoring is the key to the administration of the proper amount of anesthesia during the course of general anesthesia.One size does not … Continue reading

Job Injuries Due to Product Defects

Job injuries due to product defects or product liability issues can be devastating. In any job related injury that is the result of some product defect it is critical to gain control of the equipment/product as quickly as possible.  In … Continue reading

Truck Collisions Due to Drugs or Alcohol

Any truck collision that involves potential usage of drugs or alcohol by the truck driver needs to be thoroughly investigated. Truck Collision-Testing For Drugs and Alcohol One of the first things to be obtained is any and all U. S. … Continue reading

Hydrocarbon Refrigerators are Soon to be Approved

Refrigerators currently sold in the United States either have freon in them or have hydrofluorocarbon in them as a refrigerant.  Freon is an ozone depleting substance when it enters the atmosphere.  Hydrofluorocarbon, on the other hand, presents problems as far … Continue reading

Exculpatory Clauses May Not Be Enforceable

The exculpatory clause has been the subject of some controversy for many  years both in the context of contractual provisions and in the context of personal injury claims according to injury attorney Brien Roche.  An exculpatory clause seeks to limit … Continue reading

Increased Ethanol in Gasoline

In December of 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency approved a request from the ethanol industry to allow ethanol content in a gallon of gasoline to climb from 10 to 15 percent.  The new fuel will be called E15 as opposed to … Continue reading

Chiari Malformation Misdiagnosis

Chiari malformation misdiagnosis : this is a rare condition and they are frequently misdiagnosed by treating neurologists and other specialists. This may constitute medical malpractice.  They are exemplified by piercing head pain that can be triggered by movement such as … Continue reading

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