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Archive: Birth Injuries

A Complete Guide to Cerebral Palsy as a Result of Birth Injury

cerebral palsy birth injury

Every year, instances of medical malpractice lead to very serious traumatic birth injuries. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is one of the more common and serious conditions caused by birth injuries occurring during labor and delivery. Although there are many birth complications…


Prenatal Mistakes can Lead to Birth Injuries

Birth Injury Lawyers in Clearwater

We all know the pregnancy basics: no alcohol, tobacco, or roller coasters. But did you know that there is actually a plethora of foods, drinks, activities and lifestyle changes that are recommended you avoid while pregnant, not to mention a…


NICA: How to Avoid Its Unjust Limitations

How did NICA begin? NICA came about during the 1970s and 80s as Florida physicians faced a medical malpractice liability crisis. Doctors were facing costly lawsuits, which consequently drove the price of their insurance premiums to all-time highs. Some doctors threatened…


Birth Injuries Due To Shoulder Dystocia

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Birth injuries are complications that effect the youngest victims in personal injury. A rare, yet serious birthing complication that can lead to birth injury is known as “shoulder dystocia”. Shoulder dystocia occurs during the second stage of birth, after a…


Healthcare Mistakes During Pregnancy that Lead to Maternal and Birth Injuries

Common Doctor Mistakes During Pregnancy that Lead to Maternal and Birth Injuries

Common Injuries Before, During, and After Birth Among the nations of the world, the United States has a relatively low infant mortality rate [1]. This is because there is an intense focus on family health and prenatal care; and with…


My Baby Suffered From Birth Asphyxia – What Can I Do?

Birth Asphyxia Leads to Birth Injuries When a mother is giving birth in the delivery room, it’s often one of the happiest days of their lives. When something goes wrong, like a birth injury, it can quickly turn to one…


Fetal Macrosomia and Medical Malpractice

Fetal Macrosomia Can Cause Serious Birth Complications Not all birth defects and birth complications are the fault of a doctor or nurse; some issues just happen naturally, or as a result of genetics or a mother’s choices during pregnancy. However,…


$30.5 Million Awarded for Birth Injury Brain Damage to Infant

Birth Injury Lawyers in Florida

The family of a girl, who suffered severe brain damage at birth due to restricted blood flow through her umbilical cord, was awarded $30.5 million by a Georgia jury. The birth injury lawsuit was filed by Zetah Louis on behalf…


Zika Virus Bites Florida

The Zika Virus; you’ve heard about it, read about it and were probably concerned about it because of how close Florida is to Latin America, the amount of travelers we get from those countries, and our biggest industry, tourism. Dr….


Zika Virus & Birth Defects

The Zika Virus; you’ve heard about it, read about it and are probably worrying about it because of how close our state is compared to the rest of the United States to Latin America. The fact that the type of…