Military Medical Malpractice
Our Work In The Military Medical Malpractice Field
Our practice-specific information will provide you with a preliminary understanding of the types of military medical malpractice cases we handle at Swartz & Reed. We understand the hurdles people who serve (or have served) in the Armed Forces face when their lives have been forever altered by a catastrophic injury or family member death stemming from medical negligence. We invite you to examine our site to gain a better understanding of the services that a military medical malpractice attorney at our firm can provide in these circumstances.
- Fetal Distress and Failure to Timely Perform a Cesarean Section
- Birth Injury Caused by Shoulder Dystocia
- Failure to Diagnose Cancer
- Serious Infections Leading to Catastrophic Injury
- Emergency Room Negligence
- Misdiagnosis of Infection – Assisting in cases of misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose and promptly treat Group B Streptococcus (Group B Strep, GBS), Necrotizing fasciitis, Haemophilus influenza (H. Flu) meningitis, and other infections.
- Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth -- Responding to conditions and incidents such as nerve damage, Erb's palsy, macrosomia, shoulder dystocia, eclampsia, toxemia of pregnancy, pregnancy induced hypertension, and failure to deliver after a premature rupture of membrane associated with pregnancy and delivery.
- Blood Vessel Disorders – Representing individuals in cases of misdiagnosis or failures to diagnose sentinel cerebral bleeding, abdominal aortic aneurysms (ballooning and rupture of artery walls), or cerebral aneurysms.
- Cardiovascular Conditions and Complications – Addressing failures to diagnose or treat heart attacks (acute myocardial infarctions) or evolving heart attacks.
- Anesthesia Errors – Handling catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases that primarily stem from inappropriately monitored or unmonitored vital signs of anesthetized patients.
- Paralysis – Serving former and current military personnel who have become paralyzed due to failures on the part of military medical personnel to respond to cardiac arrest and stroke, leading to a lack of oxygen to the spine or brain or through the negligent destruction of the central nervous system.
- Surgical Errors -- Working to obtain compensation for severe injuries and fatalities resulting from botched surgical procedures, perforated organs, operating on the wrong part of the body, or negligent actions that result in internal bleeding.
- Working with Other Lawyers – Serving co-counsel to attorneys' clients in cases of military medical malpractice