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Andrew I. Kaplan, Esq
Mr. Kaplan is a partner at Aaronson, Rappaport, Feinstein & Deutsch, LLP, specializing in medical malpractice defense and healthcare litigation.
Did traumatic vacuum extraction cause this infant’s delays?
Plaintiff alleged that excessive force from implementing the vacuum resulted in intracranial hemorrhage and subdural hematoma.
Were these infant’s delays secondary to fetal distress and hypoxia?
A patient sues alleging that her child was in distress, became hypoxic and that a cesarean should have been performed much earlier.
Were these infant’s delays secondary to misapplication of a vacuum extractor?
The plaintiff alleged that the infant’s injuries were caused by traumatic damage during delivery; specifically, from the vacuum extractor. The plaintiff’s argument was that when the vacuum extractor pulled on the infant’s head it caused damage, evidenced by the intraventricular bleed.
Legally Speaking: Was this forceps delivery appropriate?
A patient charges that her infant’s injuries could have been avoided.
Legally Speaking: Did induction cause this uterine rupture?
An ob/gyn saves a patient's life and uterus, but then is faced with a lawsuit.
Legally Speaking: Patient refuses cerclage, medication; delivers early
Despite counseling, a patient is reluctant to follow her MFM specialist's advice.
Legally Speaking Case hinges on timing of bowel perforation
Did it occur during surgery, or did a later injury lead to it?
Was it an infection? A jury decides
A case hinges on whether a surgical complication was properly managed.
Did negligence or nature cause this miscarriage?
A patient sues, claiming that an ob consult could have saved her pregnancy.
Legally Speaking: How long is too long to crown?
"The infant’s father testified that at the birth, he arrived 2 ½ hours prior to delivery, and for the duration of that time he was able to see his son’s head."