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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Birth Injury to Your Newborn

2018-09-26T06:28:04+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Birth Injury|Tags: , , , , , , |

No one ever wants to think of anything when it comes to having a baby other than a happy and a healthy birth. That is every parent's wish and they want their child to have the best shot at life. When it comes to birth, no one wants to imagine that their baby might sustain a birth injury. It may be the last thing on their minds even, but unfortunately, a certain percentage of new parents have to deal with this issue every year. When you are dealing with a birth injury, you may be feeling that this is a worst case scenario. Confronting this situation may feel like you are in a bad dream. Birth injuries can occur from a number of reasons, including medical malpractice. Other situations could be a delayed [...]

Should I File a Birth Defect Lawsuit?

2018-06-07T18:19:52+00:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Is there anything more important than our children? If you have children or have recently had a child, you never want to imagine them being anything but happy and healthy. It can often be more than parents can stand to imagine that their child may encounter a birth defect while being born. Consulting an attorney may be the last thing you want to do. However, if you are dealing with a birth defect that you think was caused by negligence, that needs to be your priority after placing your child in care or dealing with what happened. If you child was born experiencing physical or mental issues, and you believe it happened due to medical doctors or attendees instead of in the womb, you need to consult a lawyer. They will help you [...]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Erb’s Palsy

2017-11-07T21:42:06+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

What is Erb's Palsy and why do people often sue over it? Erb's palsy happens during birth-- it's a disorder that often results in weakness of the arm of a baby or in worse cases paralysis. In properly conducted births, this does not occur because it usually only occurs as a result of malpractice. If your baby is suffering from this condition as a result of negligence, you need to consult a medical malpractice attorney.  Erb's Palsy has been the driving force behind a number of medical malpractice suits, and the number is not likely to stop climbing anytime soon. It happens as a result of a stretch injury to the brachial plexus, the network of nerves that branches out with the nerves of the arm. It's located close to the neck and [...]

Do You Have a Case for a Birth Injury?

2017-11-07T21:52:15+00:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Birth Injury, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

The birth of a child is often one of the most precious moments that you can experience. Having a healthy child come into your life is a source of great pride and happiness for parents when it happens. Hopefully, you become one of the many millions of parents that came before you that has given birth to a child that is perfectly healthy. If you or someone you know unfortunately cannot relate to this, then maybe it's time to speak with an experienced birth injury attorney. No one wants to go through this, but if you have gone through something like this, your only option at the end of the day is to decide whether to walk away or sue. Just remember, if you do not bring this case to a court, you [...]

Why Get a Birth Injury Attorney

2014-12-15T19:34:28+00:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Birth Injury|

Giving birth to a healthy child is the joy of all parents. This however may not always be the case when doctors and other medical practitioners do not take the initiative to do the very best they can. At times, birth injuries occur resulting in the birth of children who are not healthy. Whenever such a case occurs, it is important for parents to seek the services of a professional birth injures attorney as soon as possible to ensure that the legal rights of both the parent and the baby are catered for. It is of importance to differentiate between birth defects and birth injuries because the former may not yield any substantial claim. A birth defect is harm caused upon the baby by something that might have happened to the mother prior [...]