Category: Birth Injury

Understanding the Statute of Limitation for Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy is a complicated condition that can arise from a wide variety of circumstances before, during and after a child’s birth. As researchers and medical professionals continue to work to better understand this critical condition, parents every day are left scrambling to better understand what CP is and how…

Why Meconium Matters: Fetal Distress and Your Child’s Health

Meconium. While the term may immediately sound like something from the periodic table, it is instead a very simple, but important, potential part of your child’s delivery. The medical term for your child’s first birth movement, meconium is not just a general event but, instead, something requiring immediate attention from…

Results Matter in Birth Injury Litigation

We have spoken at length in the past about the need for effective representation for a birth injury. While general malpractice attorneys may understand elements of medicine, they may not have the narrowed awareness required to understand the complexities surrounding a child’s birth. Selecting an attorney that is well-versed in…

Did Your Child Suffer Fetal Distress at Birth?

The events surrounding a birth are sometimes chaotic for parents. Even if you have had more than one child, the hustle and bustle of different medical professionals coming and going can create a whirlwind of emotions and activity. Parents may also experience the sound of a fetal monitor in their…

Difficult Births: Why They Matter

Sadly, there are still a variety of stigmas associated with different birth methods. Recently there has been negative attention given to women who give birth through a Cesarean (C-Section) instead of home birth/natural, etc. or vice versa. Often there are life perceptions that steer these views but, in reality, few…

We’re Committed to Birth Injury Victims and Their Families

The following is an editorial from our founder: Ken Stern Birth injuries are one of, if not the most tragic, examples of medical malpractice because they involve a sometimes preventable outcome, causing damage to an innocent baby. Unlike certain birth complications that can be diagnosed in advance, or perhaps a…

Birth Injuries: Better Understand Erb’s Palsy

The following is an editorial from our founder: Ken Stern Birth injuries are often misunderstood as calamity caused by a dropped baby or unpreventable genetics. Birth injuries instead far too often involve significant damage to the most important part of a child: his or her brain. There are a wide…

Birth Injuries: Better Understand Microcephaly

The following is an editorial from our founder: Ken Stern Far too often, people think of a birth injury as an event that involves bruises, broken bones, blood, a doctor dropping a baby, etc. Sadly, these are more anecdote than truth, and the most problematic birth injuries are not as…

What Are Fetal Monitor Strips?

You may have heard medical professionals mention something called ‘fetal monitor strips’ while you were in the hospital giving birth. While the term may seem obvious and perhaps even minor, the reality is that this very important delivery room technology is crucial when delivering a healthy baby. Knowing what fetal…

Birth Injuries: Better Understand Hydrocephalus

The following is an editorial from our founder: Ken Stern The idea of a birth injury often brings to mind broken bones or bruising, simply because of our idea of an injury. Yet, the truth is that one of the most dangerous injury points, the brain, may not have such…