Birth Injury Blog

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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Critics are asking, “Is Proposed Texas ‘Wrongful Birth’ Bill Dangerous?” For some time, Texas lawmakers have been considering a bill that would prevent parents from suing a doctor if their child is born with a disability.  Known as the ‘wrongful …

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Our attorneys were recently asked “Can Birth Injuries Cause Seizures?” Brain injuries are among the most common forms of birth injuries and can result in neurological problems like seizures.  In this article, we will take a closer look at the …

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Our attorneys are commonly asked questions about the factors contributing to birth injuries.  Recently, we were asked about the drug Pitocin, specifically, “Can Pitocin Cause Birth Injuries?” Administering any drug during pregnancy, and especially during labor or near delivery, is …

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A steady increase in the number of cesarean births (c-sections) every year in the United States has prompted Ecomed Solutions to develop an innovative delivery tool that could improve cesarean safety.  The new Sureglide Cesarean scalpel was designed by obstetricians …

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How safe are hospitals during child birth? With around 4-million babies born every year across the United States, one would assume that hospitals are safe, loving environments during childbirth.  Unfortunately, the approximately 25,000 birth injuries that occur every year in …

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