Common Spinal Injuries That May Result From a Car Accident

March 23, 2021

After you’ve been in a car accident, walking away with no injuries is always ideal. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Sustaining a spinal injury is one of the most severe types of injuries that can result from a car crash. If you’ve suffered an injury to the spinal region, you won’t only experience pain […]

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Common Types of Birth Injuries

August 16, 2020

The consequences of injuries to a baby during difficult labor and delivery may range from mild to severe and may be temporary or permanent. These traumatic birth-related injuries may involve the other parts of the body and specifically, the brain. Some of the most common preventable birth injuries may even result in death. Preventable birth […]

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Birth Injury: Soft Tissue and Skin

August 21, 2018

The newborn’s skin may exhibit minor injuries after delivery, especially those areas receiving additional pressure during pre-delivery contractions, or bodily surfaces that first emerge from the birth canal during delivery. Forceps and assorted instruments required for normal delivery procedures can certainly injure the skin. Following breech deliveries, swelling and bruising may appear around the eyes […]

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What Are the Most Common Pediatric Medical Misdiagnoses?

March 6, 2018

  Infants and young children cannot explain their symptoms if they are sick making it very difficult to pinpoint what’s wrong. Because of this, we count on doctors to recognize symptoms in children, make an accurate diagnosis, and carry out an effective treatment plan. Unfortunately, this duty of care sometimes goes unfulfilled. In fact, medical […]

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Nerve Injuries in Newborns

February 7, 2018

Nerve injuries—minor or life-threatening—may occur pre-delivery or during delivery. These nerve-related birth injuries typically cause weakness of the muscles controlled by the affected nerve. Nerve injuries symptoms may be observed through: A lopsided facial expression, resulting from facial nerve damage, or facial palsy Arm and/or hand weakness, called Brachial plexus nerve damage Difficulty breathing, called […]

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Medical Malpractice in Maryland

August 29, 2017

What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider neglects to provide a patient with an appropriate treatment or gives substandard treatment that leads to injury or death. In Maryland, a health care provider can be medically negligent if they injure or treat a patient below the industry standard of care. In […]

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When BIG Problems Happen to Our LITTLE Ones

March 15, 2017

Birth is a joyous moment, but sadly, sometimes these moments are tainted with complications. Birth injuries are categorized as damage sustained during the birthing process. Typically, these injuries occur during transit through the birth canal. In most cases, injuries can be resolved without treatment but other times, severe nerve damage or broken bones can occur. […]

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Common Birth Injury and Trauma Causes

February 21, 2017

  Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) providers embrace the responsibility of anticipating any potential problems reasonably foreseeable and were necessitated, the authority to actively intervene during labor and delivery to prevent harm. Negligence—the failure to act in accordance with accepted standards of care—are correspondingly at the center of birth injury. The most common birth trauma and […]

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