What is an Anoxic Brain Injury?
Nobody ever expects to ask the question, “What is an anoxic brain injury, and what can I do if it happens to my child?” Childbirth is a medical procedure with inherent risks, and the last two hours of a typical 7,000-hour term pregnancy are the riskiest. In just a few seconds, a lifelong injury or fatality can occur. Obstetricians are required to have four additional years of training after medical school and must carry malpractice insurance to protect themselves.(more…)
Is a Concussion A Traumatic Brain Injury?
If you sustained a head injury during an accident, you might be wondering, “Is a concussion a traumatic brain injury, and should I seek legal representation?”
A concussion, also called a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) can result in expensive medical bills, lost wages, and a long road to recovery for those who develop post-concussion syndrome.(more…)
Birth Injury & Brain Damage in Babies
Medical advances have reduced the rate of birth injuries in infants around the world, but birth injuries such as brain damage in babies still occur in 1-2 of 1,000 births. Unfortunately, these types of injuries can result in long-term physical and neurological complications.
Brain damage in babies can be caused by many factors. By and large, medical professionals work hard to ensure a baby’s well-being and safe entry into this world, but mistakes can and do still take place.(more…)