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Sweeney Law FirmFailure to Treat or Stabilize in a Hospital SettingA physician or hospital failing to properly treat or stabilize a medical condition is a common medical error. When an individual seeks treatment, the hospital physician will typically make a differential diagnosis. This is the systematic way that a physicSweeney Law FirmFetal DistressFetal distress is a term used to describe any situation that results in negative impacts to fetal health status. Fetal distress can be evaluated by the mother as a decrease in felt fetal movements. If a mother’s “water has broke,” and the fluid is stainedSweeney Law FirmFetal Heart Rate Monitoring and Fetal Distress  Fetal heart rate monitoring is performed to monitor fetal distress. It lets a medical professional monitor a baby's heartbeat in the uterus, including during labor. During contractions, blood vessels in the uterus constrict, or narrow, and briefly reducSweeney Law FirmGangreneAny injury can result in tissue death or necrosis. Gangrene is a type of necrosis, but on a larger scale. Gangrene results from tissues losing access to nutrient and oxygen supplying blood circulation -- commonly in extremities such as fingers, toes, handSweeney Law FirmGastric Bypass SurgeriesGastric bypass surgeries, also known as bariatric surgery, are a treatment for individuals in need of radical weight loss. The types of surgical procedures done in gastric bypass severely limits the amount of food a person can eat. Doctors usually only peSweeney Law FirmGeriatriciansGeriatricians are doctors that specialize in treating seniors and helping them to maintain their independence for as long as possible. Geriatricians usually have their initial training in family medicine or internal medicine. The specialization of a geriaSweeney Law FirmGross NegligenceGross negligence is a legal concept meaning serious, or gross, carelessness and is the most legally actionable form of negligence. Persons in positions where what they do impacts the safety and well-being of others need to especially consider the potentiaSweeney Law FirmGuillain-Barre SyndromeGuillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is also known as acute idiopathic polyneuritis, infectious polyneuritis, acute inflammatory polyneuropathy, and acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. GBS is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the nerves specifSweeney Law FirmGynecologistsGynecologists are doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating problems of the female reproductive system. This specialization often comes paired with obstetrics, which is the medical care of a woman during gestation. OB/GYNs also are concerned withSweeney Law FirmHealth Care Associated InfectionsIn the US, between 5 to 10% of people who are admitted to hospitals will become infected with health care associated infections (HAI). Health care associated infections is a very broad term covering infections by many types of organisms, including bacteri