Written by attorney Zaheer A Shah

Hypoxic Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice (VIDEO)

Perhaps the most dreaded complication of a delivery, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) can lead to a host of devastating medical conditions including cerebral palsy, personality and behavioral disorders, loss of IQ, epilepsy, and a failure to thrive to just name a few. While HIE can occur despite the best of care, in many instances this devastating complication is the consequence of medical negligence, of a medical provider failing to follow well established safety rules.

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