Infant Develops Blood Clotting Disorder Following Circumcision

This case involves a male infant with no family history of hemophilia whose parents elected to have him circumcised.

Following the circumcision, the infant continued to bleed from his circumcision and heel stick sites. The infant’s parents brought this to the attention of the hospital staff, but they were reassured this was normal. 

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Subdural Hematoma - Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Subdural hematoma are blood clots or collections of blood between the surface of your brain and your skull. They can be very dangerous, with deadly consequences if you do not receive prompt medical attention.

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What is a Closed Head Injury?

The brain may be the most important organ in the body. It’s the organ that makes you who you are. Thinking, feeling, and remembering are all carried out in the brain. Any injury to your brain affects who you are in a way that can never really be explained or cured. If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury in an accident, you may be facing life-altering consequences.

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What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the term "catastrophic" is defined as an action or event that causes sudden and very great harm.

It is important to know what is considered a catastrophic injury after an accident because these types of claims are handled differently from the average personal injury claims. An injury that is catastrophic can present unique challenges when compared to soft tissue injuries. The compensation and damage caps for these injuries may differ from other personal injury claims.

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Common Causes of Bus Accidents

Every day, thousands of residents and visitors to Maryland rely on bus transportation. When using buses to get around the state, passengers transfer their safety into the care of bus company owners and bus drivers. 

Bus operators and owners have a legal obligation to protect the safety of their passengers. However, there are many instances where the reckless actions or omissions of such parties can lead to accidents, injury, loss, and death.

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Injuries Caused By Oxygen Deprivation

Oxygen deprivation during labor and delivery is one of the leading causes of birth injuries. The negligent actions of doctors and other medical staff are often the cause of your baby going without oxygen; leading to irreparable brain damage and other severe harm.

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What is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?

Various complications can cause hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. The damage to your child’s brain from prolonged HIE is usually called “cerebral palsy”, and it will cause a lifetime of problems. While not all instances of HIE result from medical malpractice, if your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, you should speak with a birth injury lawyer about your options.

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What are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

If you or a loved one have experienced a traumatic brain injury due to an auto accident or some other cause of head trauma, you may be able to receive help. It is essential to understand the impact of traumatic brain injuries, their symptoms, long-term effects, what damages you may be eligible to receive, and how to contact a skilled and knowledgeable traumatic brain injury lawyer in your area.

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