Sep 21, 2022

What Birth Injuries Can Lead to the Death of a Child?

There is a reason why birth injuries are considered catastrophic injuries. The process of childbirth is a very delicate process where mother, baby, or both can suffer harm during labor and delivery. Even though some birth injuries can stem from a high-risk pregnancy, medical professionals can act negligently during the delivery process, causing severe birth [...]

Sep 1, 2021

How to Determine if Your Baby Has Had a Seizure

When people witness a seizure occurring, the assumption is that the person experiencing the seizure is in pain. The person has lost control of their body; they are convulsing on the floor. It would be a reasonable assumption that the person experiencing the seizure is suffering in some form or fashion. With seizures, however, that [...]

Jun 23, 2021

Jury returns $10.8 Million Verdict in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Tried by Paulson & Nace

Paulson & Nace, PLLC obtained a $10.8 million jury verdict against Raleigh General Hospital (Beckley, West Virginia) and the United States of America on behalf of a child who developed cerebral palsy as a result of oxygen deprivation at the time of birth. Paulson & Nace partners Barry J. Nace and Matthew A. Nace worked [...]

Dec 9, 2020

The Considerable Impact of Birth Injuries on Your Family

When you are getting ready to give birth you are fully focused on everything you have to look forward to after your child enters the world. There will be so much to do once you get through the birthing process and bring your sweet bundle of joy home. Few parents are prepared for how it [...]

Sep 30, 2020

The Potential Benefits of CBD for Infants with Brain Damage

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is the technical, medical term for a type of brain damage resulting from an interruption in the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain. Newborns are particularly affected by this condition when they have experienced oxygen deprivation (or birth asphyxia) close to or at the time of birth. Therapeutic hypothermia is currently [...]

Jul 29, 2020

New Study Shows Promise for Early Detection of Newborn Brain Trauma

Brain trauma is one of the most devastating diagnoses a doctor can give to the parents of a newborn child. Conditions like cerebral palsy, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, umbilical cord issues: these are the conditions that nightmares are made of. Even “mild” brain trauma is serious, and can lead to difficulties for the rest of the [...]

Jun 10, 2020

Can COVID-19 Cause Birth Injuries?

The immediate answer to this question is no; COVID-19 cannot cause birth injuries directly. However, there are circumstances that could arise due to COVID-19 that could lead to neonatal injuries for the baby. Over the past few months, studies have been conducted to determine if pregnant women, women who gave birth during the pandemic, and [...]

Jan 29, 2020

When Doctors Drop Babies During Delivery

A soon-to-be-mother thinks about what the birth of her child will be like throughout her entire pregnancy. No matter how many stories she hears or videos she watches, she knows it’s one of those things that you have to experience to really know how it’s going to work. Babies just aren’t predictable. Still, she knows [...]

Dec 18, 2019

Preeclampsia v. Eclampsia: What Are the Differences?

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening condition that develops during a woman’s pregnancy. If the condition is left untreated or undiagnosed, preeclampsia may lead to eclampsia, condition causing seizures. Both preeclampsia and eclampsia are very serious health conditions for the mother. Other than the safe delivery of the baby, there is no medical cure for preeclampsia or [...]

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