Premature Birth

If your baby was born much earlier than 37-40 weeks, preterm birth may have been prevented. If your doctor does not properly care for you or your baby during pregnancy, preterm birth is more likely, and can cause brain damage and other medical conditions. We will sort through the medical and legal facts involved in…

Cerebral Palsy

If you are told by your doctor that your child may have Cerebral Palsy, we urge you to seek advice at ABC Law Centers. It is not uncommon for a birth injury to cause Cerebral Palsy -if your child isn’t meeting their milestones, and you are concerned for their health, ABC Law Centers will provide…

Cerebral Palsy is a Birth Injury

Cerebral Palsy is a disorder often caused by brain damage from lack of oxygen or trauma during the birth process. Attorney Reiter describes the symptoms to look for if you think your child may have Cerebral Palsy. To determine liability in a Cerebral Palsy case, the attorneys at ABC Law Center go over hospital birth…

Forceps Can Cause Birth Trauma

Forceps are metal tongs that are sometimes used to help deliver a baby, and in some cases, can cause injury to the baby. Forceps are placed around the baby’s head and the baby is pulled forward for delivery. If forceps are not used correctly, such as not placed correctly on the head or pulled too…

Vacuum Extractor Can be Harmful

A vacuum extractor is sometimes used in the delivery of a baby if, for example, the baby is in distress or the mother is losing the ability to push. It’s important that the extractor be placed properly on the head, or trauma to the baby’s head and brain can result. If the doctor pulls too…

IUGR Puts Babies at Risk

In the case of IUGR, or intrauterine growth restriction, the baby is small. There can be many reasons, but it could mean the placenta and umbilical cord are not working properly. Doctors will perform a number of tests to monitor the IUGR baby, and will want to deliver the baby right away if it’s not…