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Hypotonia in Infants: Signs, Causes and Medical Negligence

Perhaps you worried when your baby was having trouble feeding and hung limply in your arms. A physical examination may have revealed weak muscle tone throughout the baby’s body. The doctor explained that further testing was necessary for a diagnosis of suspected hypotonia. So what is hypotonia in infants? What are the signs and symptoms? […]

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Infant Resuscitation Errors: A Common Cause of Birth Injuries

Medical negligence in the form of resuscitation errors at birth may lead to severe birth complications and injuries for newborns. Although it is a natural process, birthing a child is fraught with danger. The extreme physical changes a that a child undergoes in enduring contractions or squeezing through the birth canal can expose or exacerbate […]

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The Meaning and Implications if a Baby Doesn’t Cry at Birth

Do All Babies Cry at Birth? The first sign of life—and survival–is the sound of a newborn’s cry after birth. At least, that is what most believe is the anatomy of new life. And yet, not all newborns cry. A mother who does not hear her baby cry may worry that something is wrong, that […]

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Does Shoulder Dystocia Always Happen with Brachial Plexus Damage?

It’s a Common Misconception that Brachial Plexus Injuries only Happen because of Underlying Shoulder Dystocia. Many birth injuries result from the forceful expulsion of a baby from the womb to the outside world. Sometimes, the birth injury happens due to the disproportionate size of the fetus to the mother’s pelvis, and at other times, the […]

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Group B Strep (GBS) Injury

Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Group B Strep, is a serious bacterial infection that pregnant women can transmit to their babies during childbirth. While some adults have GBS with limited medical effects, Group B Strep bacteria is particularly harmful to infants. With this in mind, doctors often administer advanced prenatal screening tests for […]

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Having Twins and the Risk of Birth Injuries

Twin Birth Injury Lawyers serving all of New Jersey Having one child is a miraculous event, but two? Perhaps even more amazing. While multiple birth pregnancies are a miracle of nature and more than ever, of science, they are also inherently more dangerous that typical pregnancies involving only one baby. In fact, having twins automatically […]

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New Jersey Damages Cap & Statute of Limitations for Birth Injuries

If your child suffered a birth injury and you are considering filing a claim for medical malpractice in New Jersey, it is important to be aware of certain statutory rules that may affect your case. Perhaps you are unsure of how long you have to file a birth injury claim, known as the “statute of […]

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The Midwife’s Role in a Birth Injury Case

A midwife is a person trained to assist women in childbirth. While some choose to employ the services of a midwife, drawn to the benefit of a natural birth or more relaxed birthing process, midwives can make mistakes just like any other doctor, nurse, or medical professional. The specialized training and licensing required to be […]

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New Research Examines Medical Errors Resulting in Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy can occur for any number of reasons, one of the most common of which is medical errors during labor and delivery. Unfortunately, the identification of underlying human errors on the part of doctors, nurses, and medical staff often occurs only after a child suffers permanent harm. In these scenarios, parents and caregivers may […]

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Is Pitocin Dangerous?

Can Using Pitocin to Induce Labor Cause Injuries? If you or your child suffered harm during childbirth, you may be wondering if using Pitocin to induce labor had something to do with it. Labor and delivery is a highly intricate process, requiring incredible knowledge, skill, and diligence on the part of the doctors and medical […]

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  • How do I know if my child has a pediatric malpractice case?

    If your child suffered an injury, complications, or a medical condition resulting from medical negligence, you may have grounds for a pediatric malpractice or birth injury lawsuit. Learn more.

  • How can I get help to pay for my child's medical bills?

    If a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider failed to provide adequate care for your child and they suffered harm, you can pursue compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Find out about damages.

  • How long do I have to file a pediatric malpractice claim?

    The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit varies from state to state. The time limits may begin when your child's condition is identified, not necessarily when it occurred. Contact us for information that applies to your child's specific case.

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