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Birth Injuries Archives

REPORT SHOWS BIRTH INJURIES OCCUR IN HIGHER NUMBERS AT MILITARY HOSPITALS

A recent investigation by the New York Times revealed Pentagon statistics indicating that compared to civilian hospitals, military hospitals have unexpectedly high rates of injury or other complications related to maternity care and surgery.

Is Cerebral Palsy An Illness Or Injury Under Illinois Or Wisconsin Law?

Cerebral palsy is the loss or impairment of motor functions that can be caused by injury to the brain - sometimes due to surgeon malpractice. Medical malpractice law can be used to seek the compensation needed to pay for the long-term care and assistance of cerebral palsy sufferers. However, the condition does not always reflect medical negligence, so families need to retain experienced legal advice before undergoing a complex process to file a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit.

How Do I Know If My Infant's Injuries Were Caused By Medical Malpractice?

Childbirth is generally seen as one of the most natural processes on earth, but that does not mean it is risk-free. When an infant sustains injuries at birth, the fault may lie with nature, the mother or errors made by healthcare providers before or during the birth. Determining the true causes of injury involves detailed investigations conducted by attorneys who understand the medical malpractice laws in your state and who have a network of resources and a wealth of knowledge in the medical science and processes associated with birth injuries.

Is Pitocin Overused?

Many professionals believe that Pitocin is used far more frequently than is necessary and may cause more harm than good. Pitocin, which is the brand name for a compound containing synthetic oxytocin and other derivatives, is used to induce or accelerate labor. However, the risks to mothers and their children are prompting the medical community to take a closer look at the consequences.

AVOIDABLE, YET COMMON BIRTH INJURIES

Some of the saddest cases we handle involve injuries suffered by innocent newborn babies. Some experience injury immediately or shortly after birth, while others are injured while still in the womb. Many of these conditions are permanent and debilitating, requiring long-term, expensive care. What's worse is that many of these birth injuries could have been avoided, had the medical personnel in charge of the mother's care or delivery of her baby done their jobs properly. 

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