cerebral palsy

5 Birth Injuries for Which You May be Entitled to Legal Compensation

Although some birth defects occur due chromosomal abnormalities or genetics, others can birth injuries, which are the result of poor prenatal care or medical malpractice. Your baby may suffer from lifelong physical, emotional and mental issues as a result of the negligence of a healthcare provider that you trusted. In such a case, working...

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Mismanagement of Birth Leads to Cerebral Palsy

  Attorney Jay Kelley recalls one traumatic case in which twins were born to thrilled parents. One infant was born healthy, but the other suffers from a lifelong medical condition due to the negligence of hospital staff.   For many, one of the happiest times in our adult lives is the day our child...

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Lack of Oxygen at Birth Caused by Human Error

A 15-year Norwegian study published in a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology indicates that human error is the most common cause of infant asphyxiation at birth. Birth asphyxia occurs when a baby doesn't receive enough oxygen before, during or immediately after birth. Without oxygen, cells cannot work properly....

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Common Types of Serious Birth Injuries in Ohio

Pregnancy and the birth of a child should be one of the happiest times in a parent’s life. But sometimes complications occur during birth and children are left with birth injuries such as cerebral palsy, bell palsy, brachial plexus injury or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. While not all birth injuries are preventable, actions by the medical...

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