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Top 7 Questions about C-Section Negligence Claims

Cesarean birth typically occurs in an emergency when conditions require an expedited delivery to protect the lives of the mother and baby. Many other circumstances may require c-sections, particularly when the profile or conditions of the mom or baby necessitate a scheduled cesarean delivery. In either case, a c-section is a procedure demanding skill and critical […]

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The Link Between Epidurals and Birth Injuries

While Epidurals are Commonly Used for Pain Relief in the Childbirth Process, They can Also Lead to Serious Injuries if Errors Occur. All pregnant women anticipate the labor pains of delivering a baby. Whether she faces her first or fifth delivery, each woman tolerates pain differently and every labor and delivery is different, some longer […]

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Fetal Macrosomia: Large for Gestational Age Newborns and Complications at Birth

Understanding the Risks of Macrosomic Infants and the Connection with Birth Injuries Fetal macrosomia is a term that describes babies who are born at a birth weight of 8 pounds and 13 ounces or larger, constituting a heavier than average birth weight. Many times, weighing in at 8 lbs. 13 oz. or slightly larger is […]

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Learning & Cognitive Disabilities for Children with Birth Injuries

NJ Birth Injury Attorney Discusses Cognitive, Learning, and Developmental Disabilities for Children with Birth Injuries Birth injuries leave mothers and children searching for answers, sometimes for a lifetime. Parents wonder what they could have done to prevent harm to their children. And yet, sometimes genetics, nature, and accidents cause permanent disability in a child injured […]

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The Process of Investigating a Birth Injury Case

What Happens during a Birth Injury Investigation Coming home from the hospital with a new bundle should be a joyous occasion. Unfortunately, many families do not leave with their newborns because they need continued care to survive or heal from an injury. Birth injuries may result from many causes, but the most tragic are those […]

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How do You Know if You Have a Cerebral Palsy Claim?

Determining if Your Child has a Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Birth injuries occur more commonly than most people would think. One of the most common birth injuries are to the head and brain, but nerve and spinal cord damage can also occur at or near childbirth. When damage to the brain occurs before, during, or after […]

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Spastic Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits

Unique Complexities of Spastic Cerebral Palsy and Related Lawsuits in New Jersey Cerebral palsy is a brain disorder of various degrees and symptoms. The core component of cerebral palsy is brain damage that occurs before, at, or shortly after birth. The harm may come from developmental problems or injuries occurring during delivery. Sometimes, the causes […]

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Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury Claims for Active Military and Veterans in New Jersey

Claims for Medical Malpractice and Birth Injuries on Behalf of Active Duty and Former Service Members When you are in the service and a military or Veterans Administration physician or treatment facility caused a birth injury or other harm due to medical malpractice, you may be able to sue the military for damages to yourself […]

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How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf

Can a Family Member Sue for Medical Negligence in NJ? All told, medical errors that injure others can end in litigation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, a person called the plaintiff sues the party or parties responsible for the plaintiff’s injury. Typically, the injured patient sues the doctor, nurse, hospital, or other staff, organizations, and entities […]

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