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Pursuing a birth injury case in Maryland


Most expectant parents in Maryland go to the hospital anticipating the birth of a healthy child. Sadly, due to doctor error or hospital negligence, this does not always happen. Birth injuries can range from conditions such as Erb's palsy, cerebral palsy, shoulder dystocia and others. But what makes any of these injuries incredibly devastating, is that most of them can be prevented.

What is the prognosis for those who suffer from cerebral palsy?


In a previous post, we discussed the birth injury known as cerebral palsy and its symptoms. Now, we are going to take a closer look at the prognosis for those in Maryland who suffer from cerebral palsy and other brain injuries during the birth process.

Seeking representation for birth injury cases in Maryland


It is only natural for parents to spend the nine months of a woman's pregnancy looking forward to the birth of a healthy baby. Unfortunately, sometimes this long wait does not end with a healthy baby, but instead a baby who suffered a birth injury. In the worst of circumstances, a baby can die due to a birth injury. It is at times like these that many parents may need legal help.

What is exactly is Erb's palsy? Is it a birth injury?


Two very common birth injuries are cerebral palsy and Erb's palsy. While many readers in Maryland may have heard of cerebral palsy, they may not have heard of another condition known as Erb's palsy.

Infant dies after woman is forced to give birth in jail


All pregnant women in Maryland, regardless of their situation, deserve to have their births attended to by medical professionals who can ensure that their delivery will go smoothly and that their child will not be injured. Unfortunately, this is not what happened to one woman in another state who was forced to give birth unassisted in a jail cell.

Family of child who suffered birth injuries awarded $55 million


Birth injuries can range in severity. In the worst of situations, brain damage, developmental delays and permanent disabilities can all result from mistakes made during the delivery process. Maryland parents may be interested in the following story.

Family receives a $4M reward following tragic decision by doctor


Sadly birth injuries are all too common in Maryland and across the county. Medical negligence by doctors and staff leave families suffering and all too often children with permanent disabilities. Recently, an obstetrician's negligence caused permanent injuries to a young girl.

Newborn suffers from cerebral palsy after poor medical care

Let alone the emotional tragedy of a birth injury that causes life-altering affects to a newborn child, the financial toll of such an incident can be monumental. The medications, rehabilitative sessions and physical equipment that are commonly associated with such birth injuries can cost obscene amounts of money -- and these costs don't go away over time. A birth injury affects the entirety of a person's life, and the negligence that tragically and wrongfully put them (and their family) in such a position should not go unpunished.

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