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Category: Birth Injury

How is the Value of a Birth Injury Claim Determined?

Posted August 10, 2016 | Birth Injury

If your baby was injured by an act of medical malpractice, your family may be entitled to compensation.  While no amount of money can ever make up for your child’s pain and impairment, compensation can help to alleviate the financial strain from medical bills and healthcare expenses, ensuring your son or daughter receives high-quality treatment… read more

5 Common Birth Injuries Caused by Malpractice

Posted November 29, 2015 | Birth Injury,Medical Malpractice

Malpractice occurs when a patient is injured or killed because a doctor fails to take the normal precautions that another doctor would take under the same set of circumstances. Malpractice can occur during all sorts of medical procedures, ranging from complex brain surgery to basic physical exams, and can be committed by all different types… read more

What was the Cause of Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy?

Posted August 26, 2015 | Birth Injury,Medical Malpractice

Cerebral Palsy is among the most common causes of chronic disability in children. It is a disorder that impairs control of body movement. Its symptoms often include reduced muscle coordination, spastic or exaggerated type movements, muscle stiffness and gait/balance issues. Although cerebral palsy affects a person’s muscle movement, it isn’t caused by problems in the muscles or nerves.  It is… read more

Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries May be Caused by Malpractice

Posted July 19, 2015 | Birth Injury

The brachial plexus is a network of fibers extending from the spine and throughout the neck, arms, and armpits. Brachial plexus palsy is weakness or paralysis of the arm caused when the nerves that control and supply the muscles of the shoulder and upper extremities are damaged. Brachial plexus injuries are often caused by forceful pulling on an infant during… read more