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Jesse M. Reiter

Bloomfield Hills Birth Injury Lawyer.

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  1. My daughter's baby suffered some brain damage at birth due to lack of oxygen, can the hospital be held liable?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Eric Edward Rothstein
    2. Gregory Scott Gennarelli
    3. Jesse M. Reiter
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    This is not a fluke. The hospital can and should be liable for this. It is not uncommon for a baby's heart rate to become bradycardic after an epidural as epidural's can cause maternal hypotension. The subsequent heart rate abnormalities should have been picked up by the fetal monitor. Sometimes fetal heart rate abnormalities are missed when the fetal heart rate is confused for the maternal heart rate. A timely C-section would have avoided the brain damage. Cord blood gasses, apgar...

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  2. Does my daughter have a case

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    2. Burton A. Padove
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    I'm sorry about your grandson. Since the first head ultrasound from the 17th was read as normal, it is likely that a hypoxic injury occurred sometime within 23 hours of the ultrasound on the 17th and the 22nd. It usually takes 24 hours to see abnormalities such as PVL on head imaging and ultrasound. At 26 weeks GA, the rate of PVL should be below 15%. So it is likely that something else was involved here. The PVL could be due to overventilation/hyperventilation, infection or other cases....

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  3. My circumcision was messed up when ever I got it in my baby years, can I sue?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Andrew Jacob Reeves
    2. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    3. Martin Paul Weniz
    4. Jesse M. Reiter
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    Agreed that there may be a statute of limitations issue on your case. Assuming you still have a good statute, the question with circumcisions is did they take too much or not enough skin during the procedure. If they took too much, they you may well have a case. If they took too little, the a surgery revision can probably be performed and there is no case. Good luck.

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  4. What are the signs of birth defects/injuries?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jennifer Amber Arredondo Hays
    2. Anthony T. DiPietro
    3. Joseph Jonathan Brophy
    4. Jesse M. Reiter
    5. Andrew Ronald Gillin
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    Great question. Many times you can tell if a child has suffered birth injuries at birth. The signs of birth injuries may include: floppiness, pale color, lethargy, seizures, abnormalities on head scans, breathing problems requiring intubation, and abnormal lab results. Long term signs can include cerebral palsy (of one or all four limps), learning problems and developmental delays without cerebral palsy, brain damage (which may or may not be visible on head scans) and cognitive deficits....

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  5. Do i have a case

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Anthony T. DiPietro
    2. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    3. Kenneth Allen Stern
    4. Jesse M. Reiter
    5. Daniel Paul Buttafuoco
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    In addition to the Erb's palsy suffered by you daughter, her other developmental delays are very concerning and may well be related to either birth trauma or birth asphyxia or some combination of both. It would be very important to review the medical records and head imaging studies to determine exactly what injuries were suffered. In particular, it would be important to look at the apgar scores and blood gas studies from the umbilical cord to see if there was evidence of asphyxia. The head...

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