Brain Injuries

Baby in NICU for brain injury.

NICU Cooling For Baby’s Deprived Of Oxygen

Modern medical advancements have significantly reduced neonatal injuries. Even the latest technology and top tier hospitals, however, are not fool-proof. Lack of oxygen and subsequent birth injuries do still occur. This lack of oxygen is known as hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE). Oxygen deprivation during birth can lead to disastrous outcomes including cerebral palsy, cognitive disability, and…
Brain damage from anesthesia can be very dangerous.

Brain Damage From Anesthesia

Thank science for anesthesia! Without it, we would have to endure the excruciating pain of surgery. Worse still, we would remember every second of it. But anesthesia ensures there are only two things we remember about an operation. One, drifting off to dreamland. Two, waking up thinking, “Wait…it’s already over?” Yes, anesthesia is helpful. But…
A patient in a hospital bed endures brain damage.

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…
A page of a dictionary says the definition of what a medical lawsuit means.

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…
A newborn baby with dark brown hair looks at the camera.

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.
A man folds his hands near his mouth with a concerned look.

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…