Category: Personal Injury

Can a Baby Get Stuck in the Birth Canal?

Because of being too large for their mothers’ birth canals or being in the wrong position or presentation, babies can sometimes get stuck during the labor and delivery process. Doctors and other labor and delivery staff are supposed to monitor the babies and mothers throughout pregnancy and before and during labor to identify risks so […]

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Can Epidurals Cause Back Pain Years Later?

Epidural injections during labor can help to relieve the pain associated with contractions and delivery. However, some women who received epidurals during labor report back pain that persists for years. While an epidural injection might leave you with some soreness at the injection site for several days or weeks, it is not typical for people […]

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Carcinogens and Their Involvement in Product Liability Lawsuits

Many people are seriously injured because of dangerous and defective products that they use as intended. In some cases, people are injured because of products that contain carcinogenic substances that the manufacturers knew about but deliberately concealed the information about the hazards. Manufacturers are legally responsible for informing consumers about the risks posed by their […]

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What Are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury claims will only involve compensatory damages. These are monetary awards that are designed to compensate victims for their economic and non-economic losses. However, other types of damages that might be recovered in some personal injury claims are punitive damages. Instead of being designed to compensate accident victims, punitive damages are awarded to […]

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