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 Overview of Birth Brain Injuries and Possible Liability

Birth brain injuries, like small hemorrhages, are fairly common. In fact, a 2007 study appearing in Radiology found that intracranial hemorrhage in full-term babies born by vaginal birth was present in 26 percent of cases in the researchers' study. Although most of these injuries resolve on their own and do not cause any harm, some injuries involving the brain may cause significant and lasting damage.

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 Medical Malpractice: Be Aware of These Common Types of Emergency Room Errors

There are some common emergency room errors that are often caused by negligence that could lead to serious or fatal injuries. Demanding and fast-paced, an emergency room’s environment can unfortunately lead to errors. You may deserve compensation through a medical malpractice claim if you or someone you love has suffered serious or fatal injuries because of a preventable mistake.

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 How Hospital Negligence Contributes to Blood Transfusion Errors

Hospital negligence can lead to blood transfusion errors that result in injuries and even fatalities. Blood transfusion errors include: • Mislabeled blood; • The wrong patient receiving a blood transfusion; • The patient receiving the wrong blood type; • Hospital staff failing to respond to the signs and symptoms of a blood transfusion error;...

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 Overview: Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims

If you have a valid medical malpractice claim, act now before the time limit. Call an Elyria medical malpractice attorney about statutes of limitations. Medical malpractice occurs from negligence caused by medical professionals and/or staff. It can refer to botched surgeries, unnecessary medical procedures, improper administration of medication, disability, impairment or even death.

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 Dangerous Drugs During Pregnancy: Injuries and Illnesses

Common prescriptions can be dangerous drugs for your unborn child during pregnancy. Almost all pregnant women know to stay away from illegal drugs while pregnant because of the risk for birth defects in their unborn children, but what about prescription drugs? If they are relatively safe for you to use when you’re not pregnant, shouldn’t they be safe when you are pregnant? Unfortunately, the answer is no.

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 Guide to Pain Management Clinics in Ohio

Finding pain management clinics can be tough when you are in critical need of pain management. A medical malpractice attorney offers tips on finding the best facility for your needs. Are you someone who is in a lot of pain a lot of the time? If so, you know what it is like to go through life in misery. You do not have to live this way though. You can start to ease the pain you feel with pain management services from Cleveland pain management clinics.

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 Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

After labor and delivery, if your child developed persistent pulmonary hypertension and you believe it was caused by medical negligence, you may be entitled to compensation through a birth injury claim. To learn what legal options may be available, contact a Cuyahoga County birth injury lawyer. A lawyer will take the time to examine the details of your case and determine if you have a legitimate claim worth pursuing.

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 Underlying/Associated Diseases Not Diagnosed

A misdiagnosis malpractice claim may lead to compensation if you were injured as a result of an undiagnosed underlying or associated disease. Contact a medical neglect lawyer.

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 When an Undiagnosed Aneurysm Leads to a Medical Malpractice Claim

If you or a loved one was the victim of an undiagnosed aneurysm, you may be entitled to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the doctor. To learn what your rights are, you should seek counsel from a malpractice attorney in Cleveland, Ohio. When there is a failure to diagnose a serious medical condition, and it results in devastating consequences, liability may be found with the doctor. This may be a case of medical negligence.

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 Common Medication and Prescription Errors Leading to Medical Malpractice Claim

You may need to contact a Cleveland medication error lawyer if you believe that a prescription mistake led to injuries. You could be entitled to compensation through an Ohio medical malpractice claim.

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 When Medical Malpractice Leads to Paralysis

If you’ve been injured and have an Ohio medical malpractice claim, contact a Cleveland medical malpractice law firm that has handled hundreds of successful claims like yours.

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 Birth Injury Claim: Treating Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

A diagnosis of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy could lead to a birth injury claim.

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 Birth Injury Claim for Complications of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

An Ohio birth injury claim may be filed if your child was the victim of medical negligence and suffered injuries. To learn what your rights are and if you have a valid claim worth pursuing, you should immediately contact a Cleveland birth injury attorney.

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 5 Reasons an Emergency Room Error Can Happen

A summary of the 5 main reasons why one could expect to face a medical error in an emergency room.

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 What Are Some Common Birth Injuries that Result during Labor?

There are many types of common birth injuries that can occur during the birth process, some cosmetic and some physical. Factors such as the baby’s size and position as well as the mother’s pelvis size and shape can all negatively impact the safety of a vaginal birth.

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 The Potential Dangers of Vacuum Extraction and Forceps Use

The improper use of forceps or vacuum extraction during birth can cause serious injury to child and mother.

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 The Statistics of High Risk Pregnancies

High risk pregnancies can often result in low birth rate, which occurs in a staggering 8.2% of the 4.3 million babies born each year.

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 High Risk Pregnancy Complications

The complications and conditions associated with high risk pregnancies should be properly identified and treated to avoid serious injury.

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