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Most Common Causes of Birth Injuries

  It’s unfortunate, but there are countless situations in which babies are injured at the hands of a negligent obstetrician or other medical professional. Birth injuries are quite common and there are a number of potential causes. The damages sustained often vary based the exact cause and when the baby sustained the damage. Below, our…
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Why Hire a Firm with an MD and Ph.D Nurse On Staff

  When a person sustains a serious injury due to the negligence of another party, they start to think about the next steps. One of the steps that you may take is finding a law firm to represent you and help you seek compensation for the damages you have sustained. Finding the right firm can…
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Common Reasons Doctors Make Diagnosis Mistakes

  One of the errors that can be made by a doctor when treating a patient is a diagnosis mistake. This is a serious problem as patients are expecting their medical professional to inform them of their illness or condition. Patients go into hospitals when they are hurt or dealing with a condition. If they…
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How Surgical Errors Occur In Houston

  In Houston and all throughout the world, hospitals are expected to provide patients with the best possible care. One of the most complex treatment options for a person dealing with an injury, illness, or condition is surgery. There many tools used and people around. Unfortunately, this makes it easier for problems to arise and…
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What Causes Cerebral Palsy at Birth?

  In infants, cerebral palsy is the result of a brain injury or brain malformation that occurs before, during, or right after birth, when an infant’s brain is most vulnerable. The impact it may have on a child depends on the severity of the injury and where the damage occurred. Some doctors and scientists also…
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Texas Ranks as Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in Developed World

  For a state that offers world-class medicine, and is home to the Houston Medical Center, Texas should be profoundly ashamed of its ranking in a very important index of obstetrical care. According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. You read that…