Blog

Colorado Medical Malpractice

It’s One of the Worst Things That Can Happen to Your Baby

By Burg Simpson

One of the Worst Things – Medical Malpractice Attorney Denver– Burg Simpson

Although modern medicine and technology have managed to make childbirth a relatively routine medical procedure, it remains fraught with potential complications. Most problems that do arise during labor can be relatively minor, but some situations can turn a delivery room into an emergency operating theater. Shoulder dystocia is a complication that can occur without warning,… Read more »

Cesarean Section Births Aren’t as Safe as You Think

By Burg Simpson

Cesarean Section Births– Colorado Medical Malpractice Attorneys – Burg Simpson

About one in three infants in the United States is delivered by Cesarean section, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That statistic starkly contrasts to global C-section rates, which are much lower, at around 19 percent. There are a couple of reasons for these higher C-section rates…. Read more »

Plastic Surgeons Can Do Permanent Harm

By Burg Simpson

Plastic Surgeons Can Do Permanent Harm – Denver Medical Malpractice Lawyers– Burg Simpson

It might surprise – or even startle – you to find out that Colorado does not require plastic surgery centers to be licensed or even inspected by the state. These medical providers are exempt from regulations that govern other ambulatory surgery centers because providing surgical services isn’t their primary function. The state actually lets these… Read more »

Ohio Ruling Allows Groundbreaking Fetal Brain Injury Research

By Burg Simpson

Ohio Ruling Allows Fetal Brain Injury Research – Denver Medical Injury Attorneys – Burg Simpson

In what could be a landmark ruling, Ohio Judge Michael Krumholtz has ruled in favor of a plaintiff whose child suffered a traumatic brain injury during delivery. The ruling allows expert testimony the defense sought to bar that pointed to cranial compression ischemic encephalopathy as an infant’s cause of brain damage during birth. In short,… Read more »

Surgical Errors Are More Common Than You Think

By Burg Simpson

Surgery Errors– Colorado Medical Lawsuit Attorneys – Burg Simpson

It is hard to believe that only heart disease and cancer kill more people in this country than medical mistakes. But it is true. Medical errors kill roughly 250,000 Americans annually. Despite that, only 28 states require hospitals to report these fatal errors, making it especially difficult to track these tragedies. The cost of surgical… Read more »

A Perfect Storm for Birth Injury — When Staff is Too Busy to Care

By Burg Simpson

Birth Injury – Denver Medical Malpractice Lawyers – Burg Simpson

When a baby suffers brain damage during the process of labor and delivery, sometimes it’s simply a tragic accident. Sometimes the damage could have been avoided. When that’s the case, and medical professional negligence caused the damage, then the law holds those people responsible. According to the latest “National HealthCare Quality Report,” injuries strike seven… Read more »

Top 100 National Trial Lawyers Legal 500 Best Lawyers in America Super Lawyers US News 2014 Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers