What Is A High-Risk Pregnancy?

May 12th, 2015 | Birth injury

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… Read More

How To Prove Negligence in Birth Injury Cases

April 1st, 2015 | Birth injury

A doctor or medical professional’s negligence is one of the leading causes of birth injury in the United States today. In fact, data from the National Institute of Health shows thousands of infants are harmed as the result of such errors each year. One of the more common errors that occurs is a failure by… Read More

Determining the Timing of a Brain Injury in the Newborn: What We Can Learn from Brain Imaging – Part Two

March 23rd, 2015 | Brain injury

A brain imaging study, such as an ultrasound, CAT scan, or MRI, can help answer questions about the timing of a birth injury. One of the issues commonly argued in medical-legal cases involving an infant asphyxiated at birth is whether a brain injury occurred before or during labor and delivery. In an infant hypoxic-ischemic event… Read More

Common Causes of Birth Injury in the U.S.

February 19th, 2015 | Birth injury

Childbirth is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization in the United States today. Despite the frequency of infant deliveries in the American medical industry, mistakes are often made that can cause patients serious harm. In fact, studies have shown that in 2006 alone, approximately 157,700 mothers and infants were afflicted with a birth… Read More

What Is the Difference Between a Birth Injury and a Birth Defect?

March 10th, 2014 | Personal injury

Each year, thousands of children in the United States are injured during the process of being born. Research indicates that in 2008, an estimated 1,952 patients suffered a Birth Injury while being delivered in United States community hospitals. Some of the most common conditions seen in botched deliveries include broken collarbones, infection, and lack of… Read More