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Category Archives: Birth Injury

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How Long Do I Have to File a Birth Injury Suit for Cerebral Palsy in California?

By Venardi Zurada |

It is devastating to learn that your child developed cerebral palsy at some point during pregnancy or delivery, but this scenario is more common than you expect. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that around 1 in 345 children in the US have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Currently, there… Read More »

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Preeclampsia: Effects for Mother and Infant

By Venardi Zurada |

A woman’s body goes through many changes during pregnancy, and one condition that can develop and cause concerns is preeclampsia. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), this ailment is a form of hypertension or high blood pressure that is linked to pregnancy. Preeclampsia affects around 1 in 20 women and is responsible… Read More »

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Common Disabilities Caused By Birth Injuries

By Venardi Zurada |

If your baby suffered birth injuries during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or thereafter, you are certainly devastated with grief and worried about your infant’s prognosis. In time, you may wonder about the underlying causes and whether the trauma was preventable. Some cases of birth injuries are the result of negligence, which places them under the… Read More »

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Signs That Your Baby Suffered Birth Injuries

By Venardi Zurada |

Birth trauma rates have steadily declined in recent years, a fortunate result from enhancements in OB-GYN medicine and increased use of C-sections in cases of difficult labor. However, birth injuries are still a threat when California health care providers do not meet the appropriate standard of medical care. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)… Read More »

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Reasons An Emergency C-Section May Be Necessary During Labor

By Venardi Zurada |

While the majority of babies in the US are born via vaginal deliveries, a good percentage of women will give birth via Cesarean section. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that almost 32 percent of deliveries are through C-section, often because the mother chose this approach in advance because of… Read More »

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Birth Injuries Caused By OB-GYN “Never Events”

By Venardi Zurada |

Parents-to-be have numerous concerns about raising their child while they anxiously await the baby’s birth, but one thing you should never have to worry about is mistakes by your California OB-GYN. These errors can cause serious harm to mother and fetus, and the most outrageous are classified as “never events.” As defined by the… Read More »

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations In A California Birth Injury Case?

By Venardi Zurada |

Shock, grief, and heartbreak are just a few of the emotions that will hit you hard upon finding out that your infant was diagnosed with a birth injury. Your primary concern as a parent in the immediate aftermath is getting treatment, stabilizing your baby’s health, and determining a long-term care plan. However, there will… Read More »

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Physician Mistakes Can Lead To Serious Birth Injuries

By Venardi Zurada |

When you have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of your newborn for so many months, it is devastating to learn that your infant may have suffered birth injuries. Stanford Children’s Health reports that trauma may be more likely when the baby is large, is not ideally situated in the birth canal, or is premature…. Read More »

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