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Birth Injury Lawsuit Settlements …The Process

Birth Injury Lawsuit Settlements …The Process

For today’s article and supporting video we will discuss birth injury lawsuit settlements, with a focus on the process. The idea is to talk about not only how we begin to figure the value of a birth injury case, but also how would a mediation or settlement negotiation...

Can We File A Test Childbirth Lawsuit On Our Own?

Can We File A Test Childbirth Lawsuit On Our Own?

Can we file a test childbirth lawsuit on our own? One question that many parents have when they are thinking about filing a childbirth injury case in Maryland is whether they can get a test case? The purpose of this test case, as it is explained to us, is to see how...

Prolonged Labor And Birth Asphyxia

Prolonged Labor And Birth Asphyxia

Prolonged labor and birth asphyxia are two conditions that can occur during labor and delivery. The purpose of this discussion is to talk about these issues from a medical legal point of view. Anytime prolonged labor is present, doctors and nurses must be sure that...

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome And HIE In Babies

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome And HIE In Babies

  Meconium aspiration syndrome and HIE in babies are two separate medical conditions. With that said, in some instances they both can be diagnoses for babies. For todays discussion we will talk more about these conditions from a medical legal point of view. For...

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why does the standard of care matter in medical malpractice, or a birth trauma case? The reason I am highlighting standard of care is because I have talked about this issue before in passing in other videos and posts, with this one going into a little more depth as to...

HIE And Seizures Early On For A Baby

HIE And Seizures Early On For A Baby

A diagnosis of HIE and seizures is a topic that many families who contact us have experienced. The context of this discussion generally revolves around as the seizures evidence of an injury to the brain, especially early in the process. For many of these families,...

Medical Malpractice

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why Does The Standard Of Care Matter In Medical Malpractice?

Why does the standard of care matter in medical malpractice, or a birth trauma case? The reason I am highlighting standard of care is because I have talked about this issue before in passing in other videos and posts, with this one going into a little more depth as to...

Clues As To The Cause Of The HIE Diagnosis

Clues As To The Cause Of The HIE Diagnosis

One question that we are repeatedly asked when speaking with families is what was the cause of the HIE diagnosis? In this educational article and supporting video I will discuss one way in which you can listen for possible clues as to the cause of your baby’s HIE...

5 Common Errors Which Can Lead To Brain Injuries In Newborns

5 Common Errors Which Can Lead To Brain Injuries In Newborns

  Today we will deal with the 5 common errors which can lead to brain injuries in newborns. Before moving forward please remember that this list is not exhaustive and is not in any order, as any one of these things can lead to disastrous results if left unchecked...

Walking Out On Mediation

Walking Out On Mediation

Walking out on mediation can be overwhelming for some people. I have had clients tell me that even though they have been prepared for their mediation, it can still be frustrating when things cannot be resolved immediately through mediation or settlement. As one client...

Settlement Of A Medical Malpractice Case

Settlement Of A Medical Malpractice Case

  Today we will talk about settlement of a medical malpractice case, with the focus being when can the case settle? Over the last couple of days, I have gotten questions regarding this topic. From YouTube to speaking with other people offline settlement of...

A Doctor’s Insurance And Birth Injury And Medical Malpractice

A Doctor’s Insurance And Birth Injury And Medical Malpractice

From time to time a doctor’s insurance will be a question on the minds of some families when they are dealing with a birth injury or medical malpractice claim. Essentially what these clients want to know is will the jury know that in many cases the doctor is not...

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