Birth Injury Blog

A recent U.S.  Supreme Court ruling could affect Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talcum powder ovarian cancer claims.  In June 2017, several sources suggested that J&J may take advantage of the Supreme Court ruling that limits where injury lawsuits can be …

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In May 2017, the U.S.  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about a defective product – birth control blister packs. The defect is risky due to compromising the effectiveness of birth control drug Mibelas.  Distributed across the nation …

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Fidget spinners have taken the world by storm over the past few months – Kids want them, schools are banning them, manufacturers and websites are raving about the benefits.  In light of the rage surrounding these little gadgets, the question …

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It’s summertime, and the usual time for many parents to question all the different varieties of sunscreen – what works, what SPF is best, are they safe, what is the best method of application? To help answer these questions, here …

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The family of a Tinley Park, Illinois girl has been awarded a medical malpractice verdict of $23.1 million in a brain damage case stemming from her birth.  Now five years old, the girl suffers from ongoing health problems following a …

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In 2003, a New York Times report suggested that one in five babies are born via medically induced birth, with half of those inductions being elective.  There are many reasons why delivery may be induced, and the question must be …

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When doctors are employees of a hospital and the U.S.  government, legal issues can quickly become complicated.  That is exactly what happened in a recent case where the U.S.  Government was held liable for half of an $8 million birth …

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Circumcision is a delicate surgery that requires training, skill, and care to ensure the procedure is done correctly.  While uncommon, botched circumcision injuries do occur, and the question must be asked, “When is a Botched Circumcision Medical Malpractice?” The choice …

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There is no question that when it comes to pregnancy weight is a question most women have – weight gain, weight loss, post-baby weight – you name it, women ask.  Increasing obesity rates have raised yet another question – can …

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At Brown Wharton & Brothers, we offer information and support for families all across the United States.  In March 2017, we learned about a case that ended triumphantly when a jury awarded $46.5 million verdict in a toddler jaundice negligence …

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