Birth Injury

Danger of Extended Labor, Delayed Delivery from Obstruction

Everyone wants to have a healthy baby. Pregnancy benchmarks focus heavily on the child’s growth and development in the womb as parents are regularly updated on the child’s size and health with each check-up. When a baby is too big, its delivery can be obstructed from being delivered vaginally, either…

The Importance of Choosing a Birth Injury Lawyer

There is a misconception in America that lawyers are just beneficiaries of bad things happening to everyday people. While some ‘problems’ or issues can be resolved outside of the courtroom, the truth is that birth injury lawyers serve families who rarely, if ever, have an opportunity to get the help…

Three Reasons Birth Injury Lawyers Matter

We, as a society, live in a time in which jokes at the expense of lawyers are quite common. The sad reality is that there are some self-serving attorneys who admittedly give our profession a bad name. However, the stereotypes and apprehension that can follow the ‘stereotypical personal injury attorney’…

The Potential Hidden, Life-Changing Danger of Forceps

That a healthy baby may suddenly experience injury or trauma, resulting in Erb’s Palsy or Cerebral Palsy can be tragic. Medical professionals must work carefully to ensure strict professional standards of care are followed while also making the delivery process safe without risk to mother and child. The use of…

Editorial: The Truth Behind Birth Injury Funds

This is an editorial from the founder of Stern Law, PLLC, Ken Stern: As you may have seen in the news, legislators in Maryland are proposing a ‘birth injury fund’ that has raised significant controversy. The difficulties and failings with so-called “funds” to compensate birth injury victims are well-established. This…