Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Cerebral Palsy

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Cerebral Palsy

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a type of brain injury that affects newborns. The cause of HIE is oxygen deprivation (also called “asphyxia”) that occurs during labor or delivery or during pregnancy in the weeks leading up to birth. The lack of oxygen kills brain cells and destroys brain tissues. The resulting brain damage can […]

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What Are the Different Classifications of Cerebral Palsy?

What Are the Different Classifications of Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that is caused by damage to the brain, often before or during birth. People with CP lose the ability to control their muscles, which affects their movement, balance, and posture. CP is the most common cause of childhood movement disability, affecting 1 in 323 children. Almost half of […]

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What is Quid Pro Quo Harassment?

What is Quid Pro Quo Harassment?

You have a legal right to work at your job without being sexually harassed. Harassment on the job is illegal under both federal and state law. If you were a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, you may be entitled to compensation that could include payment for salary and benefits that you lost and […]

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Medical Malpractice During Emergencies

Medical Malpractice During Emergencies

Medical mistakes are unfortunately common during emergencies. If you are or a loved one were harmed because a medical professional made a mistake during or shortly after an emergency, you may be able to sue the professional and/or the hospital for malpractice. When Is a Medical Mistake Made in an Emergency Room Considered Malpractice? Medical […]

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