Birth Injury Blog

birth injury attorney, recalls, product recall

At Birth Injury Guide, we know how important it is for your family to be informed.  When products that your family buys are dangerous or defective, you need to know.  The recent outrage about delayed recalls and infant deaths has …

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birth injury attorney, toy story, forky

In Toy Story 4 the new character joining Woody and Buzz is named “Forky”.  Throughout the movie, Forky says repeatedly that he is not a toy.  Apparently, Disney disagrees.  Read on for a perspective from a birth injury attorney on …

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cerebral palsy, brain damage

A jury in Baltimore, Maryland slammed Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with a verdict of more than $229 million in a birth injury case.  The case centers around Zubida Byrom, a five year old girl who now lives with cerebral palsy …

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birth defects, birth injury, vitamin D

The importance of nutrition and taking prenatal vitamins during pregnancy is well known.  Science is, however, only beginning to understand the role of vitamin D in decreasing the risk of birth defects.  Recent studies show that adequate levels of vitamin …

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infant seizures

Infant seizures are caused by sudden and abnormal electrical activity in the brain.  Infant, or neonatal, seizures are those that occur in the first 28 days of life.  Most will occur within the first week of life, though when seizures …

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birth injuries in newborns

Healthy moms and healthy pregnancies should result in healthy babies.  Sadly, birth injuries in newborns occur in about 7 out of every 1,000 births.  Birth injuries are injuries that occur during labor and delivery, very frequently occurring during passage through …

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subconjunctival hemorrhage, Jessa Seewald, Duggar

Instagram photos from proud mom Jessa Duggar, now Jessa Seewald, are prompting speculation about the health of the newest addition to the “Counting On” family.  Eagle-eyed fans admiring pictures of the newborn spotted classic signs of a subconjunctival hemorrhage. Fans …

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infant deaths

In the first six months of 2019 the U.S.  Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) worked with several manufacturers to recall inclined infant sleepers.  The efforts of the CPSC follow reports of more than two dozen infant deaths.  Numerous injuries …

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birth injury attorney

If your baby suffered one or more birth injuries, you likely were unprepared for the onslaught of emotions you are experiencing.  It is normal to feel angry, frustrated, and stressed .  You also may be unsure of how to proceed.  …

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lack of oxygen at birth

In one of the most substantial verdicts the state of Massachusetts has seen in recent years, a jury awarded a family $30 million for their son’s birth injury caused by lack of oxygen at birth.  Born in January 2013, the …

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