Holding life and death in your hands is not a responsibility that anyone takes lightly. Many birth injuries and resulting lawsuits are filed against doctors and nurses for alleged negligence or malpractice. Here are four of the most common birth injuries. 1. Brachial Plexus Injuries The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that control the movements of the shoulder, upper arm, and the hands. Damage to these nerves can result in impaired movement and sensation or paralysis of the upper limb. Injuries include Erb Duchenne’s Palsy and Klumpke’s Palsy. Often, this occurs when the obstetrician or the nurse pulls… Read More
Filing birth injury lawsuits can be complex due to the sensitive and complex nature of the issue. Much of the necessary details can be handled by a Houston Birth Injury attorney, but there are some things you must do yourself. Gather Birth Injury Documentation Documentation is of upmost importance. You need to gather all pertinent documentation including: Doctor visits Hospital visits Any communications with doctors or their staff Billing statements Insurance information Talk To A Birth Injury Attorney Hire an attorney who specializes in birth injury cases. Your attorney may advise ways to get information or other documents needed that… Read More
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