Patrick Malone & Associates has extensive information on our web site to help families trying to sort out the difficult legal and emotional issues that come up when a baby has been injured in the birthing process. Topics we cover include the following:
- The hallmarks to investigate when a baby has suffered an injury at or near the time of birth.
- How asphyxia can cause brain injury -- and how it's prevented by watching for telltale signs on the fetal monitor of the baby's heart rate.
- What rupture of the uterus means for the baby in a failed VBAC.
- Cerebral palsy -- what it means.
- Nerve injuries to the arm and hand related to childbirth.
- Kernicterus -- brain damage caused by jaundice.
- Other, milder birth-related injuries.
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If a family member has suffered a serious, permanent injury related to childbirth, you may want to talk to a lawyer. We provide free consultations to help determine if you have a valid medical negligence or malpractice case that should be pursued. If you have already consulted with another lawyer or are in the process of doing so, we can offer information about how to evaluate whether you have obtained the right lawyer for your case.
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