When we are in physical pain and go to the hospital for help, we like to feel confident that the doctors on staff know what needs to be done. Sadly, this is not always the case, and sometimes a doctor's decision -- or lack of one -- can result in serious life-altering injuries to patients.
A 9-year-old's family is suing his pediatrician, claiming that the doctor's failure to diagnose their son's spinal meningitis in a timely matter led to the boy losing his eyesight.
A baby being delivered is often one of the single-most greatest experiences of a person's life. Most parents are overjoyed at the arrival of their child, and look forward to creating memories with their little one. However, while many do not even like to think about it, the truth is that every year a number of babies are born with preventable birth injuries.