Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
According to figures from the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly 1.5 million people are living in nursing or assisted living facilities with 90% of these being understaffed and not able to adequately meet the basic care requirements of their residents.
Medical malpractice is a broad term generally used to describe any treatment, lack of treatment, or other departure from accepted standards of medical care, health care, or safety on the part of a health care provider that causes harm to a patient.
Complications can arise during both pregnancy and delivery, potentially resulting in injury. In situations when a doctor, hospital, or other medical staff acts negligently and causes avoidable harm to the baby or mother, a claim can be brought for birth-related medical malpractice.