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The Initial 3 Steps Following A Birth Injury

The Initial 3 Steps Following A Birth Injury

In today's educational video I am going to discuss the initial 3 steps following a birth injury. This is in the context of a family having some preliminary questions about the birth injury investigation process usually following an HIE injury.   While helping...

Questions About Baby’s Birth Injury? Do This…

Questions About Baby’s Birth Injury? Do This…

Questions about baby’s birth injury? If this is you and you do not want to immediately speak with an attorney right away, these steps can help you get a better picture of what may have happened during labor and delivery. The reason I am suggesting the actions in this...

Understanding Birth Trauma From A Legal Perspective

Understanding Birth Trauma From A Legal Perspective

Understanding birth trauma from a legal perspective can be extremely helpful to a family looking for answers surrounding their baby’s injury at birth. It has been my experience, talking mostly to families who have a baby with an HIE and/or CP diagnosis, that providing...

HIE Prognosis (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

HIE Prognosis (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

In an HIE investigation, we are sometimes asked during our initial interview with a family about an HIE prognosis. This is an issue that can arise during a medical legal discussion regarding possible long-term care issues. Because life-care plans and other long-term...

Baby And Parent Claims After A Birth Injury

Baby And Parent Claims After A Birth Injury

The focus of this short educational article is baby and parent claims after a birth injury. Believe it or not, baby and parent claims after a birth injury can vary and in some instances be different from each other. This is why it is important to be sure to analyze...

Medical Malpractice

Why Causation Matters In A Medical Malpractice Case

Why Causation Matters In A Medical Malpractice Case

Why causation matters in a medical malpractice case. Over the last couple of weeks, we have been able to speak with individuals who have suffered bad results while in the care of doctors and hospitals. Because of these results, some people have thought that a medical...

HIE And Shoulder Dystocia

For many families, HIE and shoulder dystocia are medical issues which are only learned about through experience. Although these conditions are not typical, when they occur, they can present serious challenges not only for the baby, but also the family. In this birth...

Is There A Cure For HIE And CP She Asked?

  So, the question basically boiled down to is there a cure for HIE and CP? CP in this article and supporting video is short for cerebral palsy. The background for this question stems from a video that I did a few days ago explaining how a HIE diagnosis, which...

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...

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...

Understand The Question Before Answering In A Deposition

Even though it sounds simple, some people forget that they need to understand the question before answering in a deposition. When this happens, the person giving the deposition runs the risk of providing answers to questions that may not actually reflect the answer...

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