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Brain Injuries and Other Damage From Forceps Deliveries

For decades, doctors have used forceps to assist them during challenging deliveries. A forceps delivery will typically be considered if the physician is having a difficult time reaching the baby’s head or the mother is exhausted and cannot effectively pus…
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Greater Transparency is Needed to Keep Hospitals from Making Mistakes

A major impediment to reducing incidences of medical malpractice is the lack of transparency required by healthcare providers. There is usually very little information, other than their own marketing propaganda, readily available that can be used by patie…

Recent Research Suggests It's Getting More Difficult for Plaintiffs to Pursue Medical Malpractice Claims

A recent research letter published in the Journal of American Medical Association's Archives of Internal Medicine suggest that less than 5% of medical malpractice claims filed ever make it to verdict, and plaintiffs rarely succeed in medical malpractice s…

States with Medical Malpractice Caps

The information provided below is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Furthermore, state laws are constantly in flux. Always consult with your attorney or other legal professional for any legal advice.

Medical Terms

Overwhelmed with strange medical terms? Here is some common terminology when it comes to birth injuries.

Zofran and Birth Defects

As many expectant mothers can attest, morning sickness is not only unpleasant, it can be harmful to expectant mothers and their babies by leading to malnutrition and dehydration in severe cases. Zofran is a common drug that is prescribed to treat nausea a…