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Birth Injuries

Helping Mothers and Children After Injuries Caused by Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes While many pregnancies go smoothly with few issues, some expectant mothers are diagnosed with medical conditions that arise. One of the most commonly diagnosed medical conditions related to pregnancy is gestational diabetes. This condition can develop even if the…

Bringing a new baby into the world is every parent’s greatest joy. Most pregnant women deliver healthy babies with few complications. Sometimes, however, the delivery process can lead to birth injury, and the consequences are often catastrophic for both infant and family. Some birth injuries cannot be avoided, but others…

Representing Children Who Sustained Unnecessary Birth Injuries When you learn you are pregnant, you are likely focused on preparing your home for the baby, taking parenting classes, and thinking about the changes that will be brought with the new addition to your family. Yet the same time, your doctor’s focus…

Protecting Your Rights if Your Child Suffered from an Undetected Birth Defect During a pregnancy, it is only natural for every parent to wish for nothing but a healthy, happy baby with “ten fingers and ten toes.” Unfortunately, about three percent of babies born in the United States each year…

Clearwater, Florida Birth Injury Lawyers Representing the Rights of the Injured Each year, a significant number of infants are injured by the negligence of medical professionals whose very job it is to keep them from harm. If medical malpractice occurs while a woman is pregnant, in labor, or delivering a…

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 to go on strike or leave the state, creating widespread…

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 baby’s head has been born. Once the head is out,…

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 the advent of modern technology and genetic testing, both pregnancy…

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, even if the cause of a birth defect is not…