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Birth Injuries

Newborn experienced brain bleed during birth.

Is Your Baby A Victim Of A Newborn Brain Bleed?

“I would know if my baby had an injury during childbirth. My baby wasn’t premature, is a newborn brain bleed even possible?” These are the type of questions parents may ask themselves when faced with a scary diagnosis. And the truth is, it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose a newborn brain bleed. The symptoms…
Baby with a longer hospital stay due to late decelerations

Doctors Ignored Late Decelerations – Can You Sue?

At around 8 weeks of pregnancy, parents can hear their baby’s heartbeat for the first time. At each checkup, they’ll smile each time they hear that tiny thump–thump–thump. It’s a sign of life. A baby’s way of saying “all’s well in here!” But during birth, some babies exhibit a worrisome heartbeat change called late decelerations.…
Young child with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy sits in wheelchair with braces on legs.

Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is the most common type of motor disability in children. According to the CDC, 1-4 per 1,000 children are affected by cerebral palsy. While many cases of cerebral palsy cannot be prevented, some are caused solely because of the negligence of doctors. This includes spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (SDCP).  If you believe a…
Baby with birth injury in NICU.

Subgaleal Hemorrhage In Newborns May Be Due To Medical Malpractice

Birth injuries are real fears of many soon-to-be parents. Sometimes, there’s nothing that can be done to prevent injuries or conditions a baby is born with. However, the negligence of a medical professional can cause a birth injury. While errors are not uncommon in the medical field, permanent disabilities and serious injuries caused by them…
Newborn with kernicterus symptoms.

Brain Damage From Jaundice

Jaundice & Brain Damage Jaundice is one of the most common conditions in newborn babies. How common exactly? About 3 in 5 babies are born with some form of jaundice. That’s why we’ve come to look at jaundice as something completely normal. Something that will usually go away on its own or with just the…
Woman cries because of C-section injuries.

Filing A C-Section Lawsuit

C-Section Lawsuits Guide C-sections are some of the most common surgeries performed worldwide. However, they’re still major surgeries. Not only that, but they come with the responsibility of caring for a newborn immediately after. Recovering from a C-section can be difficult enough. Add to the mix other possible complications due to a doctor’s negligence and…