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Brain Injuries

Brain Performance Institute to Open in Dallas

  According to a brain specialist working out of Houston, our ideas about the brain are extremely outdated. Dr. Chapman has been working with patients suffering from cognitive injuries due to traumatic brain injury and says the brain is one of the most misunderstood areas of our bodies. It is true that the brain has…

Establishing the Cause of a Baby’s Brain Injury

  Since my practice focuses upon birth injury cases, most of my clients come to me with questions about what happened to their baby, and whether it could, or should, have been prevented.

Who can be sued when a newborn suffers brain injury?

  Following a child’s birth, friends and family will often ask if the baby was born healthy. Most of the time, Houston-area parents can confidently answer yes to this question. In some cases, though, babies are born via difficult deliveries and may suffer from various health problems as a result. Some issues may be minor,…

Brain injury compensation can help heal the whole family

  It’s well-known that brain injury is among the most serious types of injury a person can suffer. There is an immense amount of physical damage that can occur, but mental, psychological and emotional damage can occur as well. When brain injuries are the result of physician negligence or another preventable act of negligence, the…

Can birth asphyxia brain injury be treated?

  Any type of physician error or nursing negligence can have harrowing effects on a Houston hospital patient. During labor and delivery, however, a doctor error can affect a baby’s life even before the child is born. In particular, brain injuries may be caused by a type of serious labor complication known as birth asphyxia.…

Assisted delivery may pose threat of brain injuries

  With the benefit of medical practices that have evolved over time, today’s hospitals are usually well-equipped to handle unexpected birth complications, including brain injury and other severe issues. In fact, most deliveries proceed without any major problems and culminate in the healthy arrival of a new family member. However, for some Houston families, a…