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Birth Injuries

Will The Doctor Be Present For Your Deposition?

Will the doctor be present for your deposition? From time to time, around deposition scheduling, a client will ask this question. So, I decided to discuss this issue because it hits on a couple of key issues when a doctor is sued for medical malpractice. It has been...

Umbilical Cord Prolapse And HIE

Umbilical cord prolapse and HIE, or to put the issue a different way, how can in some cases a baby with a prolapsed umbilical cord experience the medical condition HIE, or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy? For many parents, these conditions can be a shock and are only...

A Snapshot Of The Trial Process

A snapshot of the trial process can go a long way to help people who have a civil trial scheduled get a basic understanding of some of the critical issues that are present when a civil case is filed. In many cases, especially from the birth injury or medical...

How Can You Screw Up Your Deposition?

How can you screw up your deposition? This is something that was bluntly asked of me by someone who had watched one of our previous educational videos. After digging deeper and asking follow-up questions, the person wanted to know what are some ways in which a person...

Do Most Birth Injury Cases Settle?

Do most birth injury cases settle? This is a question that may come up during the birth injury process. For today's birth injury educational article, I am going to discuss my experience and what I know being around these cases (talking with other attorneys in my...

Preventing HIE During Delivery

One question the parents can have when their child has suffered a brain injury at birth is how did the injury happen? In the context of a HIE, or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy diagnosis, this is an important question, especially from a medical legal standpoint....

Medical Malpractice

Genetics And A HIE Claim

Genetics and a HIE claim, or to ask the question is a different manner, what role can genetics play in a HIE claim in which it is your position that the doctors and nurses are the cause of your baby’s HIE diagnosis? When parents contact us regarding an investigation...

A Role For Parents In A HIE Claim

One of the more interesting questions that we can get when parents are looking to have an investigation done into cause of their child’s HIE diagnosis is what is a role for parents in a HIE claim? As I gave this question thought, I began to realize that this issue...

How Long Can A HIE Claim Take?

A question that I eventually field when a family is looking into the investigation of their baby’s HIE diagnosis is how long can a HIE claim take? In my opinion, because of what is shown on TV and in movies regarding legal cases, the public can have differing opinions...

Paying For HIE Future Care

Paying for HIE future care is a concern for many parents, as the cost in general for medical care in the United States can be staggering, especially for long term care conditions. For some of the families who contact us, especially when they think that their baby’s...

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome And HIE

Meconium aspiration syndrome and HIE are serious medical conditions for a baby to experience during labor and delivery. Often, families have not heard about any of these conditions until they occur. It is then up to doctors and nurses to explain what may have happened...

Unlocking The Cost Of A Birth Injury Investigation

In this educational article I will explain unlocking the cost of a birth injury investigation. To put the question another way, how much can it cost for a birth injury attorney to handle investigating whether your baby’s injury at birth is due to something that the...

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