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Jul 01

When Your Baby Has Suffered A Birth Injury

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys know that many birth injuries come as unexpected to parents during what should be a celebratory time in their lives. Often, it is difficult to understand what happened or what the lasting effects of a birth injury will mean for the parents and their child. Since there are many different types […]

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Apr 09

Common Causes of a Brachial Plexus Injury

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers detail some of the most common causes of brachial plexus injuries in infants. A brachial plexus injury happens when the bundle of nerves located in the shoulder, arm, and hand that attach to the spinal cord is stretched or torn. In infants, brachial plexus injury can result during birth when the […]

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Apr 30

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: RCOG Publishes Revised Guidelines on Shoulder Dystocia

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers: RCOG Publishes Revised Guidelines on Shoulder Dystocia Medical malpractice lawyers have recently learned that The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) will require all maternity staff undergo additional training practiced on accurate models or mannequins to improve the effects on mothers and their babies who are born with shoulder dystocia. Shoulder […]

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Apr 23

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Birth Injury Case Resulting in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Settled for $5.3 Million

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Birth Injury Case Resulting in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Settled for $5.3 Million Medical malpractice lawyers for a New York family have settled a birth injury lawsuit against New York Presbyterian Hospital for $5.3 Million. The suit alleged that the hospital’s medical staff did not adequately treat a woman while pregnant. She had […]

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