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Blog: Birth Injury

  • Common Causes of HIE

    October 03, 2021

    Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy represents one of the most dangerous types of brain injuries that an infant can suffer. HIE can result from many different causes. While most cases of HIE are not preventable, in some cases the causes of HIE may be traced to negligent medical care rendered by medical providers. When medical malpractice results […]

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  • Signs and Possible Causes of Fetal Distress

    August 07, 2021

    Fetal distress refers to an emergency situation that occurs during pregnancy or during delivery in which a baby suffers from asphyxia or oxygen deprivation. Fetal distress, if not immediately treated, can lead to significant or even fatal injuries for a baby. If your child suffered from fetal distress and was injured as a result, you […]

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  • Examples of Birth Injury Complications

    April 10, 2021

    Birth injuries can be a devastating event following the birth of a child. While some birth injuries will heal on their, other children who suffer birth injuries may need to undergo extensive treatment including surgery or physical therapy, or may be left with life-long disabilities. Below are some of the most common birth injuries and […]

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  • Can Forceps Cause Birth Defects?

    March 15, 2021

    Forceps are a medical instrument that look like a long pair of tongs, and are used to help with vaginal births. If used correctly, forceps can help deliver a baby quickly without injury. However, forceps can easily cause birth injuries when improperly used. Physicians must only use forceps in proper circumstances, and must use with […]

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  • How Do You Detect Cerebral Palsy?

    March 01, 2021

    Cerebral palsy is a serious medical condition that can have significant impacts on cognitive abilities and motor functioning. Signs of cerebral palsy usually become evident within the first months of a child’s life. Diagnosing cerebral palsy can happen through one of several techniques. Continue reading to find out how to detect cerebral palsy.  Monitoring a […]

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  • Birth-Related Injuries to the Mother: Common Types and Causes

    August 12, 2019

    Birth Injuries in Pennsylvania Have you or a loved one ever been pregnant? If so, then you likely already know the dozens of things that could go wrong during childbirth. Childbirth injuries are a very common and legitimate concern shared by expectant mothers around the globe. What types of birth injuries do you need to […]

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  • Negligence At Birth: Medical Malpractice and Injury

    July 11, 2019

    Birth Injuries For new parents, the day of a child’s birth is one of the happiest they can ever experience. They count on medical professionals to take care of both the mother and the baby, but sometimes things go terribly wrong. Injuries suffered at birth can result in permanent disability or even death, and many […]

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  • Compensability of Birth Injuries

    April 30, 2019

    Compensation for Birth Injuries to Infants and Their Families in Pennsylvania All expectant parents are frightened by the possibility that their child could be born with some sort of birth defect. With today’s medical innovations, unborn children can be tested for many different kinds of birth defects, allowing the parents to prepare for the birth […]

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  • Resources for Parents of Children Who Suffered Birth Injuries

    November 16, 2018

    Not many people realize it, but giving birth in the United States is not as safe as we would like to think. In fact, A USA Today investigation finds that the United States is the “most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world.” As a result, many babies are reportedly being born with […]

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  • What A Birth Injury Attorney Can Do For You

    June 21, 2018

    There is a lot of excitement that surrounds soon-to-be parents. From what gender they hope the baby to be, to picking out a name, many spend a lot of time thinking about who their new baby will be and look like. When it really comes down to it though, most soon-to-be parents just hope their newborn […]

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