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Schizophrenia Birth Trauma

Schizophrenia is a disabling brain disorder which impact approximately 1.1 percent of the United States population over the age of eighteen years of...

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Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

General explanation of this type of defect or injury including descriptions and symptoms, how it is caused, liability, negligence or malpractice issue...

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Ectopic Pregnancy Birth Injury

An ectopic pregnancy is one which occurs outside of the uterus.  The baby begins to develop in another site, usually in the fallopian tube.  Occa...

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Congenital Birth Defect

Congenital birth defects are defects which exist at the time of the birth of a baby.  Birth defects may also be referred to as “congenital abnorm...

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Celexa Heart Birth Defect

Celexa is an antidepressant drug which has frequently been prescribed to women during pregnancy.  However, the use of Celexa throughout pregnancy h...

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Birth Autism

There are various forms of autism and different levels of the disorder.  These include autism, aspergers syndrome and childhood disintegrative diso...

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Atrial Septal Birth Defects

General explanation of this type of defect or injury including descriptions and symptoms, how it is caused, liability, negligence or malpractice issue...

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Paxil Birth Injury

A general article explaining what a paxil birth injury is, how it happens, liability, and what a victim should do

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Paralysis Birth Injury

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines “palsy” as “paralysis, or the lack of control over voluntary movement.”...

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Infant Brain Damage

Birth trauma may involve any fraction or portion of child’s or mother’s body, as well as any organs and limbs...

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Permanent Nerve Damage Birth Injury

Expecting parents may accept that their baby may be born with certain unpreventable health problems, but it is much harder to accept that their baby...

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Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

Cerebral Palsy occurs in the last stages of pregnancy, during the birth of the child or during the first three years of the child’s life. It is a...

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Asphyxia

Later, you realized that your baby showed signs of brain damage. Most likely, it was the doctor’s fault for not acting fast enough to prevent ba...

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Child Birth Injury

Although it can be one of the most sobering practice areas of the law, birth trauma attorneys rightfully take pride in championing the cases of thei...

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Erbs Palsy

At birth, healthy babies are born with a nerve network called the brachial plexus that allows the spine to send signals to the shoulders, arms and h...

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Erb's Palsy Injury

This is a type of brachial plexus injury and can also be referred to as shoulder dystocia. Although sometimes...

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy refers to a number of different neurological disorders that frequently afflict infants and other young children. Those who must battl...

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After Birth Bleeding

Internal bleeding can cause serious problems, especially when it occurs in a newborn baby’s brain. This type of injury can be caused by many thing...

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Childbirth Injury

Childbirth injury is the damage that is caused to the baby and/or the mother during labor or the delivery process. The injury can be related to mate...

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Skin Irritation & Bruising

Routine birthing problems, including babies presenting for delivery in the feet first (breech) position, can lead to a variety of skin irritations a...

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Infant Hematoma

Hematoma treatment is needed! Delivery devices such as a vacuum may cause fatal or serious complications to the baby. The FDA reports that vacuum ...

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Brachial Plexus Injury

Has your baby been diagnosed with Brachial Plexus? The most severe forms of this nerve injury must be acted upon immediately with corrective surgery...

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Child Birth Complication

Brain damage defect due to a delivery complication? About 1 in every 1,000 deliveries in the United States results in a brain defect complication to...

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Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Symptoms of cerebral palsy in infant? Cerebral Palsy is a type of brain damage than can greatly affect a child's life and development. When a brain...

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Bone Fractures

Assembling a determination if your infant has a fractured bone can be difficult at times. Infant’s bones are so pliable that they occasionally bre...

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Baby Diseases

Unfortunately, individuals have diseases that could not be prevented. Whether a baby is born with a disease or contracts one later on, there is alwa...

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Partial Facial Paralysis

Facial Paralysis is likelihood if nerves are to be damaged from the pressure applied of the birth canal. Occasionally the use of forceps may cause ...

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Newborn Infections

A newborn baby may be prone to many different types of infections and while it is normal for an infant to develop some sort of infection, sometimes ...

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Birth Defects

The difference between a birth injury and a birth defect is that a birth injury is something that occurs during the birthing process that results i...

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Newborn Baby Jaundice

Jaundice is yellowing of the skin and/or eyes and is sometimes common amongst newborns. Jaundice occurs when there is a high presence of bilirubin i...

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Spinal Birth Defect

Was your baby’s spinal cord hurt during birth from the doctor?  Spinal cord injuries are common in birth deliveries when the doctor chooses to u...

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Baby Shoulder Dystocia

Has your newborn suffered from baby shoulder dystocia? Simply put, baby shoulder dystocia is when a newborn's shoulder gets stuck during birth in th...

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