Articles by Jonathan Mester

Young Boy Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy Gets Settlement That Changes His Life

by Jonathan Mester | January 17th, 2017

Over the past several years, I took on a case for an impoverished young boy living in rural Georgia who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The mother of the child was 33 weeks pregnant when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. She was a passenger in a small automobile which was impacted on […]

What is a Brachial Plexus Injury?

by Jonathan Mester | July 17th, 2015

Attorney Jonathan Mester discusses shoulder dystocia and the damage it can cause to an infant’s brachial plexus nerves if the shoulder dystocia isn’t properly handled during delivery.

What is Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy?

by Jonathan Mester | July 9th, 2015

Attorney Jonathan Mester discusses hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, a form of brain disorder that occurs as a result of hypoxia (oxygen deficiency) and/or ischemia (inadequate blood supply).

What Is A High-Risk Pregnancy?

by Jonathan Mester | May 12th, 2015

Listen as Jonathan Mester explains high risk pregnancy. This means a pregnant mother and her unborn child are at a greater than normal risk for developing serious complications that can affect their health. Learn more about the causes of birth injuries and how Nurenberg Paris may be able to help by visiting the Birth Injury section of our […]

Why Confirming Placement Of A Nasogastric Tube Is So Important

by Jonathan Mester | May 6th, 2015

One of the most uncomfortable experiences for a patient in the hospital is the insertion of a nasogastric (NG) tube. This hollow, flexible tube is inserted through the patient’s nose, past the throat, and into the stomach. The tube inevitably passes over the nerves and muscles that control the gag reflex and may even cause […]

Birth Defect or Birth Injury?

by Jonathan Mester | April 2nd, 2015

Understanding the difference between a birth defect and a birth injury can be difficult. Because the two can have similar symptoms, how do you know if your child is showing signs of a condition that was present before birth or if he or she is suffering from the results of a traumatic delivery? Birth defects, […]