Brain Injury Lawsuits & How Physicians Can Do Better

The brain is responsible for handling our thoughts, movements, memories, imagination, and emotions, among countless other things. You know, all of the characteristics that help define us as unique human beings.

Being the epicenter of operations, it’s easy to see why the brain is sometimes referred to as the “Crown Jewel” of the body. Because the brain really is that important. And that brings us to the point of this article, which is to discuss traumatic brain injuries that occur because of medical malpractice and negligence.

Did you realize that medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States? With 2.8 million Americans suffering a brain injury each year, it makes you wonder how many occur within a hospital setting.

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Medical Lawsuits – Three Examples Of Malpractice & Answers To Common Questions

In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into medical lawsuits, from central pontine myelinolysis lawsuit examples to famous medical malpractice cases, to average settlements.

Some people see medical lawsuits as an opportunity for someone greedy to get their hands on a wad of cash. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! Victims of medical mishaps often spend the rest of their lives in unnecessary pain. Pursuing a medical malpractice case can be their best chance at living a more comfortable life. 

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Your Helpful Guide To Birth Injury Lawsuits

No family should have to go through the experience of navigating a birth injury. It can be a really difficult and trying time and unfortunately, the impact on your family can be long-lasting. Your child could suffer a long-term issue that leaves you struggling with medical bills, and wondering who’s at fault.

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Central Pontine Myelinolysis: Symptoms & Cause

We know receiving a scary medical diagnosis can be hard. With a name like central pontine myelinolysis (CPM for short) it’s easy to take one glance at the name and feel overwhelmed, but hang in there with us.

We’re going to simplify things as best as we can and break it down point by point. We’ll explain what it is and why it happens.

As you read this post, be sure to keep one thing in mind: CPM is usually treatment induced.  Continue reading Central Pontine Myelinolysis: Symptoms & Cause

What Causes Cerebral Palsy at Birth?


A mother holding newborn baby's head in her hands.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 believe
that cerebral palsy may be caused by maternal infections prior to delivery.
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Types of Encephalopathy


Baby's hand closed with stethoscope next to her.Commonly used as a general term for a brain disorder or disease, encephalopathy is a serious condition that impacts the function of the brain. The severity of the abnormality varies, and can be classified as either transient, recurrent, or permanent, possibly being reversible over time. There are various types of encephalopathy that each cause serious symptoms, with potential causes varying from trauma to the brain to genetic conditions. It is important to understand what types of encephalopathy exist and what treatment options you may have.
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