Expecting Texas mothers may have to alter their lifestyles when a baby
is on the way, but most of these steps are relatively minor. Preventing
pregnancy-related injuries may involve taking it easy regarding exercise,
baby-proofing the home or trading-in their car for something more family-friendly.
Few pregnant women in Houston expect that bed rest will be a part of the
equation, but for some it is required by their doctor. Every year, about
one out of every five pregnant women is ordered to take bed rest of some sort.
Continue reading New research sheds light on TX pregnancy-related injuries
Nowadays, there are tests and screenings for nearly every condition, or
so it may seem to Texas patients who must undergo these types of testing.
For an expecting mother, there are also many different types of tests
that must be taken to ensure fetal health and monitor the pregnancy. When
done properly and according to the correct timeline, prenatal testing
can help prevent pregnancy-related injuries.
Continue reading Prenatal testing a crucial part of pregnancy monitoring
Many expecting mothers and their families carefully choose their OB/GYN,
often long before the due date is even put down on the calendar. Patients
will look at a physician’s reviews, reputation in the community and
any past personal experiences with the doctor before making any final
decisions. What some patients may not realize is that nursing care and
delivery room staff are often just as important as the doctor when it
comes to delivering a baby safely.
Continue reading Nursing negligence vs. medical malpractice
When parents are expecting, both mothers and fathers will sometimes delve
into the literature regarding pregnancy, birth and child development.
It’s natural to want to understand the processes that lead to a healthy
son or daughter, especially if it is a first child and the parents are
understandably a bit nervous. One topic that may be a little tough to
digest, however, is the subject of
birth injury and its prevention.
Continue reading How can a baby’s brain be injured during birth?
In birth injury cases, it can sometimes take years for a civil case to
reach its conclusion. For parents of children affected by such injuries,
however, the waiting can be well worth it, as the compensation is often
desperately needed. At times, birth injuries can result in permanent disability,
which translates into the need for massive medical expenses and sometimes
even long-term care. When Houston-area parents hold negligent parties
accountable in civil court, they could eventually receive damages to help
them recover from their emotionally and financially draining ordeal.
Continue reading Birth injury case results in million dollar award for mother
Most Texas residents understand that if a loved one is killed due to medical
negligence, it is crucial to understand and prove the case to recover
compensation. With malpractice cases often being highly complex, and with
Texas having an ever-changing legal and medical landscape, a law firm’s
combined years of experience among its attorneys can come together in
a victim’s favor.
Continue reading Experience invaluable in fatal medical malpractice cases