Blog Posts in December, 2014

The role of blood sugar in fetal or newborn brain damage

While brain injuries have received increased attention in recent years, there are still many misconceptions about damage to this important organ. One such misconception is that brain injuries are only ...
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Millions awarded in long-running birth injury case

The decision to pursue a civil lawsuit regarding a birth injury is never an easy one. Sometimes, however, a lawsuit is the only means by which a Texas family can hold a negligent doctor or hospital ...
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How should an EMT react if an expecting mother is in labor?

An expecting mother in Houston often busily prepares for her big day, whether it's packing a bag for the hospital, selecting a maternity suite or determining who will be invited into the delivery ...
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Who can speak for victims most effectively in a wrongful death?

A deadly medical mistake is one of the biggest tragedies any Houston area family can experience. Families generally place huge amounts of trust in medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes and ...
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Erb's palsy: Damage to brachial plexus can have severe effects

While some Houston residents may be familiar with cerebral palsy , a similarly-named condition may be less familiar. A type of brachial plexus injury, Erb's palsy is a birth injury which affects the ...
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