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Birth injuries can occur during the pregnancy or the birth itself. A child's birth injury may lead to a medical malpractice case, depending on the cause of it.
Learn the basics of personal injury law, including what you should do after an injury, how to take action, and how to ensure a better settlement or verdict.
Most people think a lawyer is a lawyer, and that any attorney in Michigan can handle a medical malpractice claim in our state, but most aren't equipped. So just how do you find a medical malpractice
Birth injuries occur far too frequently in our hospitals and birthing centers. Too often, medical negligence happens due to a lack of proper fetal or maternal monitoring, delayed c-sections or improp
Medical malpractice birth injuries sometimes result in the child having cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is actually more than one disorder. The term describes a group of disorders with very similar features, all of which emanate from a brain injury. Here are some examples of rece...
Children are too young to care for themselves or be responsible for their injuries. When children suffer serious injuries or wrongful death, someone has to be held accountable.
As a parent, you know how much time and energy it takes to keep a child safe. Keeping a child safe from...
can be the result of negligence and improper care by a doctor or hospital during
childbirth. These injuries are often devastating and cause families physical,
emotional and financial pain. Here are some common birth injuries that
expectant parents should be aware ...
The typical case is
cerebral palsy in a term infant secondary to HIE (hypoxic ischemic
encephalopathy) resulting from perinatal asphyxia usually a failure to
recognize and/or respond to problems on the fetal heart monitor strips and
promptly delivering the child. The most
A January 2010 Sentinel Alert published by the Joint Commission finds that hospital errors are causing up to half of pregnancy-related maternal deaths - and the problem is increasing. The alert finds that the most common errors include the following:
Failure to adequately contro...
Birth injuries can occur in many ways and can have lasting effects. These injuries can be caused by issues such as the improper use of instruments used in the birthing process such as forceps or vacuu
When sick or injured people go to a doctor or hospital for medical treatment, they expect to be helped, not harmed. When health care professionals make a mistake that harms a patient they can and shou