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What You Should Know about Birth Injury Cases
Before you file a birth injury lawsuit in Texas, you need to know what’s involved. This collection of articles can help tell you whether or not you have a viable case—or better understand the rules relevant to your pending lawsuit.
Our baby had a difficult delivery, but when I later asked for details from the doctor and hospital they told me everything was ?fine.? What can I do?
Outcomes For Children Who Were Deprived of Oxygen At Birth
It’s not surprising that almost half of the reported problems with Mirena were expulsion—it’s relatively common, occurring in up to 5% of women who get an IUD. Expulsion is a fancy way of saying that an IUD has been pushed out of its ideal location at the top of the uterus. The uterus is one big muscle, so this sometimes happens. In a complete expulsion,…Read More »
Billions Paid Out For Surgical Errors
The authors found that physicians with clinical privilege or state licensure disciplinary action reports were more likely to be named in multiple “never event” reports then were those who had no disciplinary history.
Anti-Epileptic Drugs Linked To Birth Defects
For the study, published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavica (3/6/13), researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne examined the data of 1,733 fetuses from 1,703 pregnancies. Of those fetuses, 147 were not exposed to any antiepileptic drug during pregnancy. The goal of the study was to determine whether there was a link between fetal malformations and use of antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy. Included in the study were valproate (Depakote), carbamazepine (Tegretol) and topiramate (Topamax).