Birth Injury Blog

June 18, 2014 A High Court judge in London awarded a boy and his family $12 million this month after evidence proved the boy’s physicians and medical staff failed to respond appropriately when he was born with an abnormal heartbeat. …

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Every year, difficult pregnancies occur, resulting in physicians using birth-assisting tools such as a vacuum extraction tool or forceps. Yet the use birth-assisting tools is one the most common reasons birth injuries keep happening. A new invention, however, called the Odón …

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A recent study published by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) reveals that infants born between 32 to 35 weeks have the highest risk of developing brain injuries and developmental delays, most likely due to brain size and lack of …

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June 6, 2014 With an influx of birth injuriy risks that are heightened after surgery, the state’s Department of Health Services released a comparison guide that allows mothers to see which hospitals have the highest rate of cesarean section surgeries (C-sections) well as …

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June 5, 2014 According to a recent study, birth injuries tend to happen more during night hours. Although a few factors may play into why this happens, experts suggest that medical staff that work nights are typically less experienced and …

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Electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is a way for physicians to monitor an unborn infant’s heartbeat and to ensure that there are no medical complications. Although it’s beneficial for both you and your baby to have the peace of mind knowing …

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If your baby was injured due to negligent medical behavior by your healthcare provider, you have the right to file a birth injury lawsuit and seek compensation against the responsible party or parties. It’s important to remember that the defense in …

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May 23, 2014 There is a common misconception among many that newborn jaundice is a relatively minor condition that will clear up on it’s own. Although that may be true in some cases, it’s always important to ensure your baby …

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After Allen Coats and Rachel Melancon’s infant daughter suffered fatal birth injuries earlier this year due to a physician’s improper use of forceps during delivery, they created a Facebook campaign in an attempt to urge all healthcare providers to stop …

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According to in-depth research and ongoing studies by a series of medical researchers and doctors, a direct link between developmental delay disorders such as Autism and attention deficits and birth injuries exists. Per Viola M. Frymann D.O., F.A.A.O., F.C.A., at …

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