Birth Injury Blog

Georgia Birth Injury Case Ends in $30.5 Million Verdict

A Georgia birth injury case has ended with a $30.5 million verdict in favor of the injured child and her family.  According to the lawsuit, in 2012 the child suffered a hypoxic-ischemic brain injury during birth.  As a result, the …

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Can EMT and Paramedic Negligence Cause Birth Injuries?

Our attorneys regularly receive questions about medical malpractice and negligence.  One question recently asked was, “Can EMT and paramedic negligence cause birth injuries?”  Here, we will answer that question and also provide more information about how EMT and paramedic negligence …

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Why are Forceps Commonly Linked to Birth Injuries?

Forceps are often used during labor and delivery to assist with the birthing process.  Unfortunately they are frequently linked to birth injuries as well, which raises the question, Why are forceps commonly linked to birth injuries?  In the article below we look at the …

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Support Options for Brachial Plexus Injury Victims

October 16-22 marked national Brachial Plexus Awareness Week.  In honor of this worthy cause, we offer this post all about support options for brachial plexus injury victims.  We hope this article will help families touched by brachial plexus injuries be …

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Misdiagnosed Pregnancy and the Dangers of Doctor Negligence

When doctors fail to abide by the standards of medical care that their positions demand, your health and well-being can suffer, and your legal rights may be seriously violated.  Here, we discuss misdiagnosed pregnancy and the dangers of doctor negligence. …

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Information about Essure and Fetal Deaths

Essure and Fetal Deaths A device designed to prevent pregnancy, Essure is causing quite a stir as thousands of women and families come forward with complaints of serious side effects, complicated pregnancies, and even death.  In this article, we will …

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States Considering No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

For more than three years, Maryland lawmakers have debated implementing a no-fault birth injury fund designed to financially support babies born with neurological birth injuries.  As Maryland and other states consider something like a no-fault birth injury fund, there is still …

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Home Births: Your Safety, Your Rights

The number of home births in the United States has increased significantly in recent decades.  Even with medical advances, home births are still sometimes deemed controversial, which is why we have created this helpful article titled “Home Births: Your Safety, Your …

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Childbirth and Injuries: What is Normal?

Childbirth is one of the most amazing and terrifying experiences women endure.  One of the most common questions when it comes to childbirth and injuries, is “what is normal”? Of course, when your body goes through what pregnancy and childbirth …

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Why was my newborn cooled?

If your newborn was prescribed cooling therapy, you may find yourself asking the following questions: Why was my newborn cooled?  How does cooling therapy work?  What are the benefits of cooling therapy?  And likely many other questions as well. Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) …

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