Birth Injury Blog

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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If you have ever been pregnant, or even considered the notion, you know just how many questions and concerns there are about your health, the pregnancy, and labor and delivery.  When those questions and concerns are not addressed you may …

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Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is classified as a prolonged reaction to a situation or event causing intense stress, including childbirth.  In this article titled “Understanding Postnatal PTSD after a Birth Injury”, we will provide parents and families with information …

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  No matter what the cause, birth injuries are difficult to make sense of and manage as a family.  A recent medical malpractice case highlights birth injuries caused by failure to diagnose – one of the most unsettling reasons for …

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