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Birth Injuries

New scholarship developed for victims of birth injuries

  Unlike most other types of injuries, birth injuries affect two people instead of one. Doctors and other medical professionals who treat pregnant women are obligated to treat both mother and baby with the utmost of care. Still, even in our technologically advanced medical environment, both mothers and babies are sometimes harmed by preventable birth…

Texas in top ten states for cesarean sections

  Within the medical community, it is rarely considered a positive sign if a state or country exhibits a high rate of cesarean sections. While the innovative procedure is vital and even lifesaving in many cases, there are concerns that it might be over-utilized by doctors as a means to save time or money. At…

Shadow of birth injuries hangs over military hospitals

  It seems most Texans would probably overwhelmingly agree that top-notch care should be given to everybody, but especially to returning veterans. Servicemen and women who are active in the military, as well as their families, are often treated at military hospitals rather than at other of facilities. However, recent incidents have made many wonder…

Inmate files suit after harrowing, fatal birth injury ordeal

  The thought of giving birth alone is terrifying, both to Texas women who have not yet had a child and to Texas women who have already experienced giving birth. Typically, the delivery process is an anxious time, but one that ultimately results in much joy. In some cases, though, unexpected complications and birth injuries…

Seizure Drug May be Linked to Babies’ Serious Injury

  In the past few years, it seems there has been an explosion of new and helpful prescription drugs on the market. For every new set of drugs that emerges, though, it also seems as if there are new lawsuits related to at least one of the drugs. In fact, the ads that many Texans…

Infant death sparks state investigation into hospital

  In Houston, few things are worse than when a family is expecting a child and is hoping to bring home a healthy newborn infant, only to have something terrible happen, such as severe birth injury or death. Mistakes in the delivery room can have numerous consequences, including birth injuries to the child and even…