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August 2014 Archives

Medical negligence may cause serious birth injuries

Sometimes an infant is born with a permanent disability that occurred due to an unknown circumstance in the womb – potentially an injury that the mother sustained while pregnant or simply genetics. However, when a baby is arguably healthy and delivered by medical professionals in a way that causes serious birth injuries, parents have reason to be upset.

What Now? Next steps after a birth injury

Discovering that your child has suffered a birth injury can be an overwhelming feeling.  Understanding the complexity of a birth injury case and knowing the range of emotions you are experiencing as a parent at this time makes it all the more important that you reach out to our office as soon as possible.

How do you prove fault in a medical malpractice case?

A patient can sue a doctor for medical malpractice if the doctor’s conduct harms him or her.  The patient must however prove that the physician in question did not meet the industry “standard of care."