Did a C-Section Mistake Cause Your Child’s Birth Injury?

Posted on September 26, 2016 by

Centers for Disease Control statistics show that 1.2 million cesarean section (C-section) deliveries are performed in the United States every year. In some cases, doctors make mistakes while performing C-sections, causing injuries to mothers or their children. C-section mistakes can cause brain injuries in newborns and infections in mothers. A doctor can cause a C-section… Read more »

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Chicago Medical Malpractice Case a Textbook Example of Birth Injury

Posted on July 18, 2016 by

Birth injuries can have devastating costs for children and their families, both emotional and financial. Even worse, these emotional and medical costs are often preventable. We can use a recent medical malpractice case to explore the consequences of birth injuries further. A Chicago mother and her child were awarded $53 million from a medical malpractice… Read more »

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Can Birth Injuries Cause Cerebral Palsy in Infants?

Posted on March 30, 2016 by

Medical mistakes made during birth can have permanent negative consequences for children and their families. Some birth injuries may cause cerebral palsy in infants, a condition that causes impairments in movement, speech or cognition. Cerebral palsy can arise from brain injuries caused by oxygen deprivation (hypoxia) or blunt force trauma. Many children will have difficulty… Read more »

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Common Birth Complications Caused by Medical Malpractice

Posted on March 07, 2016 by

Ask any expecting mother what her worst nightmare is and she would likely rank birth complications at the very top of the list. Birth complications are sometimes caused by the institutions we depend on the most – hospitals and doctors. When birth complications are caused by medical malpractice, it is especially tragic, because children and… Read more »

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