What is Brachial Plexus Palsy?

Apr 30, 2020

Brachial plexus palsy is a condition that may occur during childbirth. It impacts the nerves through the spinal cord down to the fingertips. This type of condition can occur during labor or birth delivery. Typically, this injury happens when an issue occurs that damages the baby during the delivery and specifically causes harm to the […]

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What is Cerebral Palsy (CP)?

Apr 29, 2020

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder resulting from brain damage or a malformation suffered during pregnancy, delivery, or shortly after that. The disorder impacts each person differently. Symptoms can range from a slight limp to a total loss of muscle use. Those with cerebral palsy often face dramatic life challenges. A large number of diagnoses […]

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What Causes a Brachial Plexus Injury?

Apr 28, 2020

A brachial plexus injury is a type of birth injury that can result from difficulties during delivery, specifically due to damage around the nerves of the baby’s shoulders and neck during the birth process. If the issues were due to medical malpractice, then you may be entitled to legal compensation resulting from a brachial plexus […]

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What Are Common Birth Injuries?

Apr 27, 2020

  Many babies are delivered in the United States with few or no physical injuries. However, there is always a possibility that something can go wrong at the time of birth. It is estimated that 29 out of 1,000 births will result in some birth injury. Most of these cases are the result of improper […]

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What is Infant Shoulder Dystocia and How is it Caused?

Apr 21, 2020

Advances in technology have helped to eliminate many potential causes of injury to mothers and babies during the labor and delivery process. However, delivering a child can still present many medical challenges. This is true even for women who have made it through their entire pregnancy healthy and without any issues. One complication that medical […]

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Brachial Plexus Injuries

Apr 20, 2020

The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that run from the spinal cord in the neck down the arms. These nerves control movement and sensation in the arms and hands, so they are essential to help you complete many different tasks. Injuries to the brachial plexus range in severity and duration and is typically […]

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How Long Do You Have to Sue for a Birth Injury?

Apr 19, 2020

The birth of your child should be one of the happiest times of your life, but when complications during the delivery leave your child with injuries, what do you do? ┬áBirth injuries can range from mild to severe in nature. Severe injuries can be devastating and result in a lifetime of pain, disability, special care […]

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Driver Fatigue: The Dangers Of Drowsy Truckers

Apr 18, 2020

Drowsy driving is a problem in the United States, and it can be especially dangerous when it involves truck drivers. In most drowsy driving cases, the driver gets behind the wheel without having gotten enough sleep. This combination of driving and fatigue can lead to catastrophic results. Many factors can play a part in truck […]

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What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy?

Apr 17, 2020

Cerebral palsy is caused by abnormal development in the brain or damage to a developing brain. In most cases, the injury can cause the child to lose the function of his or her muscles. For many years, the medical field believed that a lack of oxygen caused cerebral palsy. However, this cause only accounts for […]

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What are the LONG TERM side effects of forceps delivery?

In a parent’s life, there is no happier moment than the birth of your baby. However, an emergency can turn those moments into a scary experience. There are many reasons for issues during delivery. When the labor isn’t progressing, or the baby’s life is in danger, then the doctors will reach for the forceps to […]

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