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  • Who is Liable for Erb's Palsy in a Newborn?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 25-Apr-2018

    There are several different kinds of birth injuries a newborn can sustain, some of which can lead to a future that requires lifelong care. Even injuries that might seem minor, such as a bruise or small laceration could potentially result in severe health complications. Erb’s palsy is one such condition that is caused by a physical injury during delivery, the effects of which can range from ...
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  • Identifying Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 30-Mar-2018

    Thousands of newborn babies across the country sustain brain injuries at birth every year. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Brain Injury Association of America (BIA), brain injuries are among one of the leading causes of permanent disabilities or death in infants. What makes this even more unfortunate is that these injuries are often the result of ...
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  • Did Your Doctor Fail to Perform a C-Section?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 27-Sep-2017

    Childbirth is a difficult process in which lots of different things have to go right in order to go smoothly. Something going wrong isn’t out of the ordinary, and for this reason doctors need to be well-trained and prepared to react to anything that could happen. This includes being capable of administering a Cesarean section operation in order to remove the baby should the health of it or ...
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  • At What Age Can Cerebral Palsy Be Diagnosed?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 9-Aug-2017

    Cerebral Palsy is a condition that often results from an injury shortly before or during delivery. This condition can take time to diagnose, as there is no single test for Cerebral Palsy. As a parent of an injured child, you need a diagnosis to get help for you child, and it can be frustrating to wait to find out what may be wrong. In severe cases of Cerebral Palsy, it is possible that the ...
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