Neonatal Malpractice

Negligent Resuscitation of a Newborn

An infant’s entrance into the world is a challenging time. Going from intrauterine to extrauterine life results in many physiological changes; the lungs take over gas exchange and become filled with air rather than fluid, and blood flow to the

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Infections in the Newborn

During and after birth, infants are at risk of contracting serious infections. Many neonatal infections can lead to devastating consequences if not detected and treated soon after birth. If your infant developed an infection at birth that was not properly

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If Mothers Only Knew

In an opinion piece published in the June issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Dwight J. Rouse from the Center of Women’s Reproductive Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, suggests that a thousand fewer

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Premature Infant Left For Dead

This client was born premature, but healthy. The doctor decided the baby would never lead a “normal” life. So no resuscitation measures were taken… until the child’s father forced the doctor to resuscitate his baby. Because of the doctor’s delay, the baby suffered irreversible brain injury. The parents contacted one of our lawyers who conducted an investigation, filed a lawsuit and discovered the truth.

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Evaluation of a Birth Injury Case (Part 2)

(Read Part 1 Here) Any attorney contemplating a birth-injury case must anticipate the defenses, both legitimate and illegitimate, that can be raised in such claims. Indeed, an intelligent decision to undertake a birth-injury claim cannot be made without an examination

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