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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...

A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns

A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns

A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns In our latest video, Marcus talks about how a birth injury investigation checklist can help families process some of the issues surrounding a birth injury in a logical manner. For some parents, regardless of whether...

HIE And Quality Of Life And Life Expectancy

HIE And Quality Of Life And Life Expectancy

After talking with an individual regarding long term concerns from a birth injury, the issue of HIE and quality of life and life expectancy came up in the discussion. Because of the importance of this issue, I have decided to explain some issues surrounding this topic...

Admission To The Birthing Unit And A Birth Injury Investigation

Admission To The Birthing Unit And A Birth Injury Investigation

Although admission to the birthing unit might vary from hospital to hospital, there will be some things which will be similar across the board. In this video talk, we are going to explain why admission to the birthing unit can be important in a birth injury...

Nursing Interventions And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

Nursing Interventions And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

In today’s article, we will finally discuss nursing interventions and HIE. In my past articles I have talked in general about nursing interventions, but today I am going to give this topic more attention from a medical legal standpoint. For many parents, an HIE, or...

Birth Injury Cause and Unfavorable Results

Birth Injury Cause and Unfavorable Results

In today’s educational video we will discuss causation, or the birth injury cause. As one person asked me, if there is a bad result does that mean that medical malpractice is why my family has this injury? Causation is an issue that is generally hotly contested in...

Medical Malpractice

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...

What If The Defense Wants To Video Your Deposition?

What if the defense wants to video your deposition? For some, this request is not something they expect or know can be done. Regardless, in some situations a request to video your deposition might be made. When it happens, it is important that you understand not only...

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