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Court Awards Damages To Family After Birth Injury Due To Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Error

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Except while exercising, most adults have a heart rate of 100 beats per minute or less.  Fetuses, by contrast, have a much faster heart rate.  At about six weeks of gestation, the heart rate is similar to an adult’s heart rate, but it gradually gets faster until it peaks at about 175 beats per… Read More »

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Infections in Hospitals

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

In many ways, going into a hospital for surgery or other treatment is risky. And there is no graver risk than an infection that might be passing through the halls. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 722,000 people will pick up an infection in a healthcare setting, and around 75,000 people will… Read More »

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How Much Time Do You Have to File a Medical Malpractice Suit?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Medical errors seem to be happening with increased frequency. According to one study, they are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. Even if a patient survives a medical mistake, he or she can suffer serious injuries, including the pain and cost of needing corrective surgery. At our firm, we… Read More »

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