Blogs by Andrew E. Greenwald

Posted on Tue, 2017-05-02 15:15 by Andrew E. Greenwald in

When a patient is injured or dies as a result of inappropriate medical treatment, it is known as medical negligence. In medical negligence cases, it’s important to provide your attorney with a list of specific items to better help them investigate the claim. 

Posted on Tue, 2017-04-25 16:02 by Andrew E. Greenwald in Medical Malpractice

Cases that involve victims of brain damage can be very challenging, emotional and complicated. I believe to be successful in court, attorneys must be aware of any potential challenges he/she may face. A specific example of this is using infection as a cause of brain damage. 


Was there a fever before the brain damage was realized? Have you analyzed the mother’s screen? Was chorioamnionitis confirmed before the birth of the victim? These are just some of the questions to answer prior to building a case of brain damage caused by infection. 


Here is a checklist:

Posted on Mon, 2017-04-17 16:14 by Andrew E. Greenwald in
INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES
An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read       

“It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of risk, offers better results to both mother and child than does a difficult instrumental delivery.”[1]

Posted on Sun, 2017-01-29 13:15 by Andrew E. Greenwald in Personal Injury

INTRODUCTION


The damages sustained by a seriously injured child do not just relate to the child himself.  They also affect the altered lifestyles of siblings and parents and encompass a whole host of experts who are necessary to explain, prognosticate, and portray what the child and the family’s life will become.  This paper will concentrate on the psychological and emotional damages and not on the economic loss.  Obviously in fully presenting damages a life care plan and economist are essential.


THE CHILD

Posted on Wed, 2016-08-17 15:36 by Andrew E. Greenwald in Medical Malpractice


I am Andrew E. Greenwald, partner at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, and am a former chair of the American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group. I have given over 100 lectures to trial lawyers and other groups and have recovered $1 million or more in over 50 cases for victims of medical negligence. I am dedicated to serving victims of medical negligence, and much of my practice is devoted to just that.


People who suffer injuries or death from improper medical treatment can, in many instances, file a lawsuit against a physician, hospital or other provider for medical negligence. Here are some of the basics about medical negligence.


Posted on Mon, 2016-08-01 20:55 by Andrew E. Greenwald in

 


Handling vacuum extraction cases requires an understanding of the use of the instrument and the consequences of its misuse.  After discussing the warnings to physicians and midwives, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and other literature, practical information and suggestions, including deposition excerpts, for representing those who may be injured will follow.


 


Posted on Thu, 2016-07-14 10:17 by Andrew E. Greenwald in


Andrew Greenwald's 2 Part Blog Series "Vacuum Extration Dangers and Consequences" begins here.


Part 1 Of Blog Series: Vacuum Delivery Warnings & Possible Consequences


Handling vacuum extraction cases requires an understanding of the use of the instrument and the consequences of its misuse.  After discussing the warnings to physicians and midwives, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and other literature, practical information and suggestions, including deposition excerpts, for representing those who may be injured will follow.


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