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Can I Sue for Hypoglycemia Birth Injury Complications?

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Hypoglycemia occurs when a person’s blood glucose levels fall below normal. If the glucose levels become dangerously low, it can cause various health complications, including reduced brain function. Several factors can increase the risk of hypoglycemia in a newborn baby,...

How to File a Claim for Erb’s Palsy?

Our Fairfax Erb’s Palsy Birth Injury Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D & Associates Assist Clients With Birth Injury Claims

There are few things more heart-breaking for new parents than finding out that their newborn baby suffered a birth injury. The only thing that could make the situation even more devastating is if the injury resulted from medical negligence and...

How Is Shoulder Dystocia Caused?

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Shoulder dystocia is a complication that can occur during childbirth, presenting serious risks to the mother and the baby. It happens when the baby’s shoulders get stuck behind the mother’s pubic bone during delivery. Understanding the causes of shoulder dystocia...

Can You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Kernicterus?

Our Washington, D.C. Kernicterus Birth Injury Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. & Associates Will Help

Over half of all babies born in the United States have some degree of jaundice, which is a condition that occurs when there is a buildup of a chemical called bilirubin in the baby’s bloodstream. Common symptoms of jaundice include...

What Is a Neonatal Stroke?

Our Washington, D.C. Birth Injury Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. & Associates Represent Clients Whose Child Suffered a Neonatal Stroke

It is very common for expectant parents to have concerns about their baby’s health from the time they find out about the pregnancy to the moment that their baby enters the world. While most babies are born without any health...

Family awarded $31.6 million in medical malpractice lawsuit for birth injuries

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A family was recently awarded a verdict of $31.6 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against MyMichigan Health. The lawsuit alleged that negligent care during childbirth resulted in severe brain damage for their daughter. While this case was not won...

What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

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A happy and healthy baby is all any expectant parent hopes for. Unfortunately, thousands of newborns suffer serious birth-related injuries every year, many of which are entirely preventable. The emotional and financial strains that often accompany birth injuries can leave...

Iowa Jury Awards More Than $14.5 Million in Wrongful Birth Lawsuit

Baby is crying while being carried by his mother.

In January 2019, an Iowa jury awarded more than $14.5 million to parents who claimed that their medical care providers’ failure to warn them about their child’s fetal abnormalities prevented them from making an informed choice on whether to go...

Forceps Injuries: Risks to Mothers and Babies

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Forceps are a medical instrument used to facilitate the extraction of a baby’s head through the birth canal during delivery. Forceps-assisted deliveries are typically performed when labor becomes difficult or when there are signs of distress, and there are medical...

Arkansas Jury Awards $46.5 Million in Brain Damage Birth Injury Case

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A jury in Union County, Arkansas recently awarded $46.5 million in damages over a lifelong disability suffered by a child born at a local medical center. According to court documents, the lawsuit stems from a C-section delivery in 2014 in...

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